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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 EXHIBITIONS

2020
Greek Fantasy, Villa Kérylos, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France 

2019
Fabula, Twenty First Gallery, USA

2018
Eternal Spring (L'Éternel Printemps), Pierre-Alain Challier Gallery, Paris, France
Welcome to my World, Mazel Gallery, Singapore

2016
Spring Bubbles (Bulles du Printemps), Avant-scène Gallery, Paris, France

2015
Pop Art Design, Borely Castle (Château Borély), Marseille, France
The Flat, Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2014
Lights and Shadows (Ombres et lumières) (with Peter Keene & Piet.sO), Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Free design (Design en liberté), Mandet Museum , Riom, France
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada

2013
Art Paris Art Fair, Gallery Mazel, Grand Palace, 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), Mazel Gallery, 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... (with Son Seock), Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2007
IPSO FACTO Gallery, Megève, France

2004
2B Design Gallery, France

2001
Magenta 52 Gallery, Milan, Italy

1997
Avant-Scène Gallery, Paris, France
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020
Portrait of a Bird, Galerie Dumonteil, Paris, France
The Summer Show, Cuturi Gallery, Singagpore 
Paris, as a Destination, Galerie Dumonteil, Paris, France
Jardin d’Eden, Galerie Dumonteil, Paris, France
French Connection, Twenty First Gallery, New York, USA

2018
Art Stage, Mazel Gallery, Singapore
The Great Race, Mazel Gallery, Singapore
Flowers, Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2017
Hello Mr. Magritte (Bonjour Monsieur Magritte), Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
French Touch, Mazel Gallery, Singapore
35, New Space Opening Exhibition, Galerie Dumonteil, Shanghai, China 

2016
Art Paris Art Fair, Mazel Gallery, Grand Palais, Paris, France
50 years after Walt... (50 ans après Walt...), Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
St-Art Art Fair, Mazel Gallery, Strasbourg, France

2014
Blink of an Eye to Sonia Delaunay (Clin d'oeil à Sonia Delaunay), Pierre-Alain Challier Gallery, Paris, France

2013
SOON, Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2012
Happy Birthday Marilyn... 50 years yet!, Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2011
Remix, Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Zoo O Logis, Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2010
19, Mazel Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2009
Themes and Variations Gallery, London, Britain
Mirrors Game (Jeux de miroirs), Louis Vouland Museum, 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, Switzerland

2008
Pierre-Alain Challier Gallery, Paris, France

2007
Nathalie Duchayne Gallery, Saint Tropez, France
Armory Fair - Art and Design, Galerie Dumonteil, New York, USA
International Fair, Galerie Dumonteil, Moscow, Russia
PAD Paris, Avant Scène Gallery, Paris, France
Galerie Dumonteil, Palm-Beach, USA
Retrospective Objects , Louvre des Antiquaires, Paris, France

2006
Nathalie Duchayne Gallery, St Tropez, France
Galerie Dumonteil, Olympia-London, Britain
Galerie Dumonteil, Palm-Beach, U.S.A.

2005
Avant Scène Gallery, Paris, France
Nathalie Duchayne Gallery, St Tropez, France

2004
Artcurial Gallery, Paris, France
Nathalie Duchayne Gallery, St Tropez, France

2003
Artcurial Gallery, Paris, France

2001
Feel at home (Comme à la maison), Beaubourg Gallery , Vence, France
Magenta Gallery, Milan, Italy

2000
Piltzer Gallery, Paris, France
Light (Lumière), Roanne, France

1999
Two Decades of Contemporary Furniture Design (Deux décennies de création de mobilier contemporain), Museum of Decorative Arts, Bordeaux, France

1998
Bronze Tables and Lamps,  Theme and Variations Gallery, London, Britain

1996
Bronze Tables and Vases, Avant-Scène Gallery, Paris, France
PUBLIC COMMISIONS

Commode Argyranthemum (Commode Anthémis), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal, Canada
Whale Armchair (Fauteuil Baleine), Museum of Decorative Arts, Lille Roubaix, France

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS 
 
2006
Dining room, French Embassy in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

2005
Pair of pedestal tables, National Furniture (Mobilier National)

2004
Coffee table, French Embassy in Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

2003
Furniture of living room, French Embassy in Bucharest, Belgrade, Serbia

2001
Table and Lamps, Reception apartment of the mayor (Appartements de réception du Maire), Paris City Hall, Paris, France
SCENOGRAPHY

2017

Hermès
Traveling exhibition "Wanderland" - Taipei

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

Maillol Museum — Paris
Exhibition "POP ART - Icons that matter - Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art"

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

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

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

Antiquarium of Pompeii 
Exhibition "Picasso, Parade"

Caumont Art Center  – 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

Musée d’Orsay - 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
Exhibition "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 - 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 Museum of Fine Art – 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 – Paris
Exhibition "Moreau – Rouault"

Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – 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)"

Musée d’Orsay - 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”

Musée d’Orsay - 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 - Paris
Exhibition "Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. Art in Fusion (Frida Kahlo / Diego Rivera. L’art en fusion)"

Nice Museum of Fine Art 
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)"

Musée d’Orsay - 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 - Dijon
Exhibition "The Chisel and the Brush. François and Sophie Rude (Le Ciseau et le pinceau. François et Sophie Rude)"

Impressionist Museum  – 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 – 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 - Italy
Exhibition "The Revolution of The Gaze. Impressionist and Post-impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay (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)"

Musée d’Orsay - Paris
Exhibition "Crime and Punishment (Crime et châtiment)"

Montreal Museum of Fine Art - Montreal
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

National School of Fine Arts of 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)"

Musée d’Orsay – 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

Musée d’Orsay – Paris
Exhibition "Picasso Manet — The Luncheon on the Grass (Picasso Manet – Le déjeuner sur l’herbe)"

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Van Dyck"

Luxembourg Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Vlaminck, a wild instinct (Vlaminck, un instinct fauve)"


2007

Jacquemart-André Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Fragonard"

Gustave Moreau Museum– Paris
Exhibition "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 – 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 – Romania
Exhibition "Shadows and Light (Ombres et Lumières) — Masterpieces in French Painting "

Luxembourg Museum – Paris
Exhibition "Matisse"


2004

Budapest Museum of Fine Art — 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"

Montreal Museum of Fine Art – Quebec
Retrospective exhibition "Edouard Vuillard"

EXHIBITIONS

2020.10.22 – 2020.11.21
38 rue de l’Université - 75007 Paris
2020.06.20 – 2020.08.01
38 rue de l’Université - 75007 Paris
2020.01.09 – 2020.03.01
Shanghai, China
2017.09.23 – 2017.10.10
Shanghai, China

PRESS

May 2020
+ Connaissance des Arts - The Crazy Creations of Hubert le Gall  (French)

7 March 2019
+ The New York Times - In Hubert Le Gallʼs World, Reality and Fantasy Blend  (English)