Artist's Biography - Michel Delacroix
( 1933 - )
Born in Paris, France, in 1933, Michel Delacroix studied at the Lycee Louis-le-Grand. He has had numerous one man shows as well as group exhibitions all over Europe. Among these are: 1972 Galerie Romi, Paris; Galerie 93, Paris; 1973 Galerie Krull Kreffeld, Germany; Centre Cultural Francais, Luxembourg; 1974 I.K.I., Dusseldorf; Arts Guild Exposition, Monte Carlo; Salon des Artists Francais, Paris.
Delacroix has also received numerous awards in recognition of his outstanding primitive style of painting. These include: 1973 Prix Public, Prix Pro Arte, Morges, Switzerland; 1975 Grand Prix des Amateurs D'Art, Paris; 1976 Prix de la Cotes D'Azure, Cannes and Premier Prix des Sept Collines, Rome.
Michel Delacroix's primitive style in his paintings and graphics combine structure and detail with rich color to convey the bustling, diverse activity of the street of Paris, his native city. It is no wonder that he is recognized as one of the important primitive artists of our time.
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