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BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1961, Hubert Le Gall is a French designer and sculptor.

He creates poetic and functional furniture.

He plays on shapes, light and colours by combining unusual ideas and working with various materials such as wood, glass, resin or ceramics. Bronze remains his favourite material.

Since 1996, he has been represented by the Galerie Parisienne Avant-Scène. To date, a dozen galleries represent him around the world (Mazel Galerie in Brussels, 21st Gallery in New York, Gallery 2021 in Beirut and Yi Home in Taiwan.

He works with many interior designers including Jacques Garcia, Caroline Sarkozy and Peter Marino for whom he has created several pieces that decorate Dior boutiques.

Many of his creations are present in the permanent collections of French and international museums such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal (Quebec) and the Musée "La piscine" in Roubaix. He has carried out several projects for national furniture and several French embassies abroad.

In 2014 and 2015, he followed up with a retrospective exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Riom (catalogue) and a solo exhibition at the Château Borély in Marseille.

In 2015, he collaborated with some of the biggest names in luxury goods. For Hermès as artistic director of the travelling exhibition "Wanderland". He also worked for Ruinart, which commissioned a series of sculptures entitled "glass calendar" on the theme of champagne. 

Since 2002, Hubert le Gall has been working as a scenographer for France's largest museums in parallel with his work as a plastic artist. He is responsible for the "Claude Monet" exhibition at the Grand Palais and the "Pierre Bonnard" exhibition at the Musée d' Orsay.

CURRICULUM VITAE

SOLO SHOWS

2018 Eternal Spring (L'Éternel Printemps), Gallery Pierre-Alain Challier (Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier), Paris, France
Welcome to my World, Gallery Mazel (Mazel Galerie), Singapore
2016 Spring Bubbles (Bulles du Printemps), Gallery Avant-scène (Galerie Avant-scène), Paris, France
2015 Pop Art Design, Borely Castle (Château Borély), Marseille, France
The Flat, Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
2014 Lights and shadows (Ombres et lumières) (with Peter Keene & Piet.sO), Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
Free design (Design en liberté), Museum Mandet (Musée Mandet), Riom, France
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-arts de Montréal), Montréal, Canada
2013 Art Paris Art Fair, Gallery Mazel, Grand Palace (Grand Palais), Paris, France
2012 Hubert le Gall make his circus (Hubert le Gall fait son cirque), Gallery Avant-Scène, Paris, France
Silence is golden (with Vincent Guzman), Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
Interior scenes – House and object – Designer of the year 2012 (Scènes d’intérieurs – Maison et objet – Créateur de l’année 2012), Paris Nord – Villepinte, Villepinte, France
2011 Tranquillity and voluptuousness... (Calme et Volupté...) (with Son Seock), Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
2007 Gallery IPSO FACTO (Galerie IPSO FACTO), Megève, France
2004 Gallery 2B Design (Galerie 2B Design), France
2001 Gallery Magenta 52 (Galerie Magenta 52), Milan, Italy
1997 Gallery Avant-Scène, Paris, France


GROUP SHOWS

2018 Art Stage, Gallery Mazel, Singapore
The great race, Gallery Mazel, Singapore
Flowers, Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
2017 Hello Mr. Magritte (Bonjour Monsieur Magritte), Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
French touch, Gallery Mazel, Singapore
2016 Art Paris Art Fair, Gallery Mazel, Grand Palais, Paris, France
50 years after Walt... (50 ans après Walt...), Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
St-Art Art Fair, Gallery Mazel, Strasbourg, France
2014 Blink of an eye to Sonia Delaunay (Clin d'oeil à Sonia Delaunay), Gallery Pierre-Alain Challier, Paris, France
2013 SOON, Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
2012 Happy Birthday Marilyn... 50 years yet!, Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
2011 Remix, Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
Zoo O Logis, Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
2010 19, Gallery Mazel, Brussels, Belgium
2009 Gallery Themes and variations, London, Britain
Mirrors game (Jeux de miroirs), Museum Louis Vouland (Musée Louis Vouland), Avignon, France
Nature in a kit (Nature en Kit), Museum of contemporary design and applied arts [Musée de design et d’arts 2009 appliqués contemporains (MUDAC)], Lausanne, Suisse
2008 Gallery Pierre-Alain Challier, Paris, France
2007 Gallery Nathalie Duchayne (Galerie Nathalie Duchayne), Saint Tropez, France
Armory fair Art and Design, Gallery Pierre Dumonteil (Galerie Pierre Dumonteil), New-York, U.S.A
International fair (Foire internationale), Gallery Pierre Dumonteil, Moscow, Russia
PAD Paris (Pavillon des Arts et du Design), Gallery Avant Scène, Paris, France
Gallery Pierre Dumonteil, Palm-Beach, U.S.A.
Retrospective Objects (Rétrospective Objets), Louvre des Antiquaires, Paris, France
2006 Gallery Nathalie Duchayne, St Tropez, France
Gallery Pierre Dumonteil, Olympia-London, Britain
Gallery Pierre Dumonteil, Palm-Beach, U.S.A.
2005 Gallery Avant Scène, Paris, France
Gallery Nathalie Duchayne, St Tropez, France
2004 Gallery Artcurial (Galerie Artcurial), Paris, France
Gallery Nathalie Duchayne, St Tropez, France
2003 Gallery Artcurial, Paris, France
2001 Feel at home (Comme à la maison), Gallery Beaubourg (Galerie Beaubourg), Vence, France
Gallery Magenta (Galerie Magenta), Milan, Italy
2000 Gallery Piltzer (Galerie Piltzer), Paris, France
Light (Lumière), Roanne, France
1999 Two decades of contemporary furniture design (Deux décennies de création de mobilier contemporain), Museum of Decorative Arts (Musée des Arts décoratifs), Bordeaux, France
1998 Bronze tables and lamps (Tables et lampes en bronze), Gallery Thème and Variations, London, Britain
1996 Bronze tables and vases (Tables et vases en bronze), Gallery Avant-Scène, Paris, France


PUBLIC ORDERS & COLLECTIONS

Commode Argyranthemum (Commode Anthémis), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musée des Beaux-arts de Montréal), Montréal, Canada
Whale Armchair (Fauteuil Baleine), Museum of Decorative Arts (Musée des Arts Décoratifs), Lille Roubaix, France


2006 Dining room (Salle à manger), French Embassy in Lisbon (Ambassade de France à Lisbonne), Lisbon, Portugal
2005 Pair of pedestal tables (Paire de guéridons), National Furniture (Mobilier National)
2004 Coffee table (Table de salon), French Embassy in Bucharest (Ambassade de France à Bucarest), Bucharest, Romania
2003 Furniture of living room (Mobilier de salon), French Embassy in Bucharest (Ambassade de France à Belgrade), Belgrade, Serbia
2001 Table and Lamps (Table et lampes), Reception apartment of the mayor (Appartements de réception du Maire), Paris City Hall (Mairie de Paris), Paris, France



SCENOGRAPHY


2017

Hermès
Traveling exhibition "Wanderland" - Taipei

Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) — Paris
Exhibition "The Secret Garden of Hansen — The Ordrupgaard Collection (Le jardin secret des HansenLa collection Ordrupgaard )“

Maillol Museum (Musée Maillo) — Paris
Exhibition "POP ART - Icons that matter - Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art (POP ART – Icons that matter – Collection du Whitney Museum of American Art)”

DS World Paris
Exhibition "The Last Performance: Marilyn Monroe (La dernière séance : Marilyn Monroe) ”

Musée d’Orsay (Orsay Museum) — Paris
Exhibition "Portraits of Cézanne (Portraits de Cézanne)”

Capodimonte Museum of Naples (Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte)
Exhibition "Picasso, Parade"

Antiquarium of Pompeii (Antiquarium di Pompei)
Exposition “Picasso, Parade”

Caumont Art Center (Caumont Centre d’Art) – Aix en provence
Exhibition "Sisley the Impressionist ( Sisley l’impressionniste )”

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "21 rue de la Boetie - Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Léger ..."

Jacquemart-André Museum — Paris
Exhibition "From Zurbaran to Rothko. Alicia Koplowitz Collection (De Zurbaràn à Rothko. Collection Alicia Koplowitz)”

Aéroports de Paris – Museum Spaces (Espaces Musées)
Exhibition "Picasso Full Sun (Picasso Plein Soleil)“


2016

Orsay Museum - Paris
Exhibition “The Spectacular Second Empire, 1852 - 1870 (Spectaculaire Second Empire, 1852 – 1870)“

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Intimate Rembrandt (Rembrandt intime)“

Caumont Art Center – Aix en provence
Exhibition « Marilyn, I wanna be loved by you »

Artcurial - Paris
Sale “20 Years of Friendship with Diego Giacometti — Brollo Collection (Vingt ans d’amitié avec Diego Giacometti – Collection Brollo)”

Maillol Museum- Paris
Exhibition “Everthing is Art? Ben at the Maillol Museum (Tout est art ? Ben au Musée Maillol)”

Hermès
Traveling Exhibition « Wanderland » - London / Paris / Dubai / Seoul

Jean-Jacques Henner Museum (Musée Jean-Jacques Henner) - Paris
Museography and permanent collections

Caumont Art Center – Aix en provence
Exhibition “Turner and Color (Turner et la couleur)”

Aéroports de Paris – Museum Spaces
Exhibition “Sèvres, Reinventing the Elsewhere (Sèvres, Réinventer l’ailleurs)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Studio en plain air — The Impressionist in Normandy (L’atelier en plein air – Les impressionnistes en Normandie)”

Bordeaux Msuem of Fine Art (Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux)
Exhibition “Modern Bacchanals! Nudity, Drunkenness and Dance in Nineteenth-Century French Art (Bacchanales modernes ! le nu, l’ivresse et la danse dans l’art français du XIXe siècle)”


2015

Gustave Moreau Museum (Musée Gustave Moreau) — Paris
Exhibition “Moreau – Rouault”

Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (Musée Mohammed VI d’Art Moderne et Contemporaine) – Rabat - Morocco
Exhibition “Caesar, a Mediterranean History (César, une histoire méditerranéenne)”

Caumont Art Center – Aix en provence
Exhibition “The Collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein (Les collections du Prince de Liechtenstein)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Florence, Portraits at the Court of the Medici (Florence, Portraits à la cour des Médicis)”

Caumont Art Center – Aix en provence
Exhibition “Canaletto, Rome - London - Venice. The Triumph of Light (Canaletto, Rome – Londres – Venise. Le triomphe de la lumière)”

Espace Fondation EDF – Paris
Exhibition “Pol Bury, Given Moments (Pol Bury, instants donnés)”

Aéroports de Paris – Museum Spaces
Exhibition “Traveling is an Art - A French Excellence (Voyager est un art – Une excellence française)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition “From Giotto to Caravaggio. The Passions of Roberto Longhi (De Giotto à Caravage. Les passions de Roberto Longhi)”

Orsay Museum - Paris
Exhibition “Pierre Bonnard. Painting Arcadia (Pierre Bonnard. Peindre l’Arcadie)"

Luxembourg Museum – Paris
Exhibition “The Tudors (Les Tudors)”


2014

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "The Borgias and Their Time - from Leonardo da Vinci to Michelangelo (Les Borgia et leur temps – de Léonard de Vinci à Michel-Ange)”

Jacquemart-André Museum — Paris
Exhibition “Perugino, Teacher of Raphael (Le Pérugin, Maître de Raphaël)”

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "Etruscans, a hymn to life (Etrusques, un hymne à la vie)”

Jacquemart-André Museum — Paris
Exhibition "From Watteau to Fragonard. The Gallant Festivals (De Watteau à Fragonard. Les fêtes galantes)”

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "The Treasure of Naples. The Jewels of San Gennaro (Le trésor de Naples. Les joyaux de San Gennaro)”

Aéroports de Paris – Museum Spaces
Exhibition “National furniture (Le mobilier national)”


2013

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Desire & Voluptuousness in the Victorian Era (Désir & Volupté à l’époque victorienne)”

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "Etruscans. A hymn to life”

Orsay Museum - Paris
Exhibition "Masculine / Male. The Artistic Male Nude from1800 to the Present Day (Masculin / Masculin. L'homme nu dans l'art de 1800 à nos jours)”

The Orangerie Museum (Musée de l’Orangerie)- Paris
Exhibition "Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. Art in Fusion (Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. L’art en fusion)”

Nice Museum of Fine Art (Musée des Beaux-arts de Nice)
Exhibition "Gustave Moreau, Teacher of Matisse (Gustave Moreau, maître de Matisse)”

Aéroports de Paris – Museum Spaces
Exhibition "Jean Dubuffet - Hourloupe Painted on Monuments (Jean Dubuffet - L'Hourloupe de la peinture au monument)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Eugène Boudin"

Maillol Museum– Paris
Exhibition "Fragile - Murano Glass. Glass Masterpieces from the Renaissance to the 21st century (Fragile – Murano. Chefs-d’œuvre de verre de la Renaissance au XXIe siècle)”

Orsay Museum - Paris
Exhibition "The Angel of the Bizarre. The Black Romanticism of Goya to Max Ernst (L’ange du bizarre. Le romantisme noir de Goya à Max Ernst)”

Aéroports de Paris – Museum Spaces
Exhibition "Rodin, The Helpers of Glory (Rodin, les aides de la gloire)”


2012

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "Canaletto in Venice (Canaletto à Venise)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Canaletto - Guardi (Caneletto - Guardi)”

Dijon Museum of Fine Art (Musée des Beaux-arts de Dijon) - Dijon
Exhibition "The Chisel and the Brush. François and Sophie Rude (Le Ciseau et le pinceau. François et Sophie Rude)”

Impressionist Museum (Musée des impressionnismes) – Giverny
Exhibition "Maurice Denis, The Eternal Spring (Maurice Denis, L’Éternel Printemps)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Twilight of the Pharaohs (Le crépuscule des Pharaons)”

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "Artemisia, Power, Glory and Passions of a Female Painter (Artémisia, pouvoir gloire et passions d’une femme peintre)”

Gustave Moreau Museum- Paris
Exhibition "Helen of Troy (Hélène de Troie)”


2011

National Galleries of the Great Palais (Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais) – Paris
Exhibition “Odilon Redon”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Fra Angelico, the Masters of Light (Fra Angelico, les maîtres de la lumière)”

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "Pompeii, an Art of Living (Pompéï, un art de vivre)”

National Galleries of the Great Palais - Paris
Exhibition “Aimé Césaire, Lam, Picasso. We Found Ourselves (Aimé Césaire, Lam, Picasso. Nous nous sommes trouvés)”

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto (Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto) - Italy
Exhibition “The Revolution of The Gaze. Impressionist and Post-impressionist Masterpieces from the Orsay Museum (La rivoluzione dello sguardo. Capolavori impressionisti e post-impressionisti dal Musée d’Orsay)”

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition “Sculptor Mirò (Mirò Sculpteur)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "In the Intimacy of The Caillebotte Brothers (Dans l’intimité des frères Caillebotte)”


2010

National Galleries of the Great Palais - Paris
Exhibition “France 1500: The Art Between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (France 1500 : l’art entre le Moyen Age et la Renaissance)”

National Galleries of the Great Palais - Paris
Exhibition “Claude Monet”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Rubens - Poussin and the Painters of the Seventeenth century (Rubens – Poussin et les peintres du XVIIe siècle)”

Jacquemart-André Museum - Paris
Exhibition “From El Greco to Dali (Du Greco à Dali)”

Orsay Museum - Paris
Exhibition “Crime and Punishment (Crime et châtiment)”

Montréal Museum of Fine Art (Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal) - Montréal
Exhibition “Tiffany’s Glass: Color In Fusion (Le verre selon Tiffany : la couleur en fusion)”

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto - Italy
Exhibition “From the Stage To the Painting (De la scène au tableau)”

Gustave Moreau Museum- Paris
Exhibition “Man In Wax Figures (L’homme aux figures de cires)”


2009

Ecole nationale des Beaux-arts de Paris - Paris
Exhibition “School of Liberty (L’école de la liberté)”

Luxembourg Museum - Paris
Exhibition “Louis Comfort Tiffany — Colors and Light (Louis Comfort Tiffany – Couleurs et lumière)”

Jacquemart-André Museum - Paris
Exhibition “Brugel, Memling, Van Eyck … The Brukenthal Collection (Brugel, Memling, Van Eyck … La collection Brukenthal)”

Orsay Museum – Paris
Exhibition “See Italy and Die (Voir l’Italie et mourir)”

Jacquemart-André Museum - Paris
Exhibition “From Sienna to Florence, The Primitive Italian Masters (De Sienne à Florence, les Primitifs italiens)”

Dijon Museum of Fine Art – Dijon
Exhibition “The Hungarian Fauves — The Lesson of Matisse (Fauves hongrois – La leçon de Matisse)”


2008

Orsay Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Picasso Manet — The Luncheon on the Grass (Picasso Manet – Le déjeuner sur l’herbe)”

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Van Dyck”

Musée du Luxembourg – Paris
Exhibition “Vlaminck, a wild instinct (Vlaminck, un instinct fauve)”


2007

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Fragonard”

Gustave Moreau Museum– Paris
Huysmans and Gustave Moreau: Correspondances (Huysmans et Gustave Moreau : Correspondances)

Great Palace – Paris
Exhibition “Design agains Design (Design contre Design)”

Luxembourg Museum– Paris
Exhibition “The Jewels of Lalique (Les bijoux de Lalique)”


2006

Great Palace (Grand Palais) – Paris
Exhibition “Painted Portraits - Sculpted Portraits (Portraits peints -portraits sculptés)”


2005

Great Palace – Paris
Exhibition “Melancholy — Genius and Folly in the West (La mélancolie – Génie et folie en occident)”

Museum of Fine Arts Bucharest (Musée des Beaux Arts de Bucarest) – Romania
Exhibition “Shadows and Light (Ombres et Lumières)” — Masterpieces in French Painting

Luxembourg Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Matisse”


2004

Budapest Museum of Fine Art (Szépművészeti Múzeum) — Hungary
Advisor for the planning of the exhibition “Shadows and Light” — Masterpieces in French Painting

Luxembourg Museum – Paris
Exhibition “Self-Portraits of the Twentieth Century (Auto-portraits du XXème siècle)”


2003

Great Palace – Paris
Retrospective exhibition “Edouard Vuillard”

Montréal Museum of Fine Art – Québec
Retrospective exhibition “Edouard Vuillard”

EXHIBITIONS

2017.09.23 – 2017.10.10
Shanghai, China

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