Pierre Soulages


1972 - Retrospective Exhibition: Art Gallery, University of Maryland.
1968 - Soulages creates a ceramic mural for the "One Oliver Plaza" in Pittsburgh.
1963 - The artist creates two Aubusson tapestries.
1959 - Pierre Soulages wins the Grand Prize at the Ljubljana Biennial Exhibition.
1957 - Soulages receives the Grand Prize at the Tokyo Biennial Exhibition. He creates several engravings and lithographs.
1956 - Pierre Soulages enters the Gallery of France.
1953 - The Guggenheim Museum acquires one of Pierre Soulages’s canvasses. The following year, the Tate Gallery purchases one also.
1951 - Pierre Soulages enters the Louis Carré Gallery.
1949 - Roger Vailland asks Soulages to create the set designs for his play which is entitled "Héloïse and Abelard" and which takes place in Paris.
1948 - Soulages exhibits at the Salon of New Realities.
1946 - Pierre Soulages dedicates himself to painting, but many Salons refuse to display his work.
1941 - Soulages was enlisted at the age of 20. This year, 1941, he finds himself in Montpellier where he attends the School of Fine Arts
1919 - Pierre Soulages is born in Rodez, Southern France.


1949 - Gallery Lydia Conti, Paris, France.
1952 - Gallery Stangl, Munich, Germany.
1956 - Kootz Gallery, New-York, USA.
1963 - Gallery de France, Paris, France.
1967 - Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France.
1973 - Beaux-Arts Museum, Charleroi, Belgium
1976 - Museum de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1979 - Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France.
1984 - The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
1987 - Gallery Rieder, Münich, Germany.
1988 - National Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.


1957 - "Soulages" by Hubert Juin, Ed. Georges Fall.
1962 - "Soulages, paintings on paper" from Michel Ragon, Ed. Hazan.
1972 - "Soulages" by J.J. Sweeney, Ed. Ides et Calendes.
1979 - "Pierre Soulages" by Bernard Ceysson, Ed. Flammarion.
1983 - "Soulages" by Pierre Daix, Ed. Ides et Calendes.


"Soulages, l'oeuvre imprimé". Catalogue made by Pierre Encrevé, it reproduce and describe all the original prints by Soulages, about 120 prints only. B.N.F. publisher.

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