Raphy, artiste peintre
Biography

 

Raphy is born in France on November 9, 1926 in Neuilly sur Marne.

In 1949, after the death of his father, it falls sick (depression). In 1950, Raphy reappears with the life and starts to paint.

It is in 1953 that he has the revelation of its artistic possibilities and its interior world. During 6 years, it will take courses of drawing with "MONTPARNASSE 80". Its professor is Henri-George ADAM, engraver sculptor of great talent, also professor in the Art schools which worked with GIACOMETTI and PICASSO.

In 1959, he gives up the drawing and paints. Research to lead to the assertion and the originality of its style was long and hard. He learns only the trade from painter. It paints without exposing until 1969.

In 1972, during his first personal exposure, its works are noticed and appreciated by the critics and especially by Henri HERAUT. Consequently, this one invites it to expose each year in its group to the Show of the French Artists. In parallel, he exposes to the Show of Autumn like in many artistic events to Paris and its periphery. In province also.

In 1978, Michel BOUTIN, Director of monthly magazine "the Art lover", devotes to him by 2 times the cover of his review. In 1984, the TOWN of PARIS orders a mosaic to him to decorate a swimming pool with initiation of the school of the street Vitruve (Paris 20th arr.).

Currently, it lives and works at LA BAULE.



Personals exhibits

PARIS 1972
Galerie R.G.

PARIS 1978
Galerie Ars Magna

LE RAINCY 1978
Galerie d’Art

ST GERMAIN DE JOUX 1979
Hôtel Egraz

GUERANDE 1982
Bleu Marine F.M.

PARIS 1984
Mairie du 2eme arr.

LA BAULE 1984
Hôtel de Ville

PORNICHET 1986
Galerie “Espace Pornichet”

TOURS 1989
Epikouros

LE POULIGUEN 1990
Hôtel de Ville

MESLAY DU MAINE 1995
Hôtel de Villle

Salons
Salon d'automne depuis 1971
Salon des Artistes Français de 1972 à 1980


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