He won the competition entrance of the National School of Fine Arts. In December 1943, fifteen years from two years in the studio of the painter eugene Narbonne.
Where it is already considered highly gifted. There it binds particular friendship with the painters Maurice Boitel. In 1945, he left to work alone in the maid's room family apartment. In 1946 he exhibited his first painting, a portrait, the living room of less than thirty years. At the Gallery of Fine Arts.
In 1947, he exhibited the man leaning on independent living. And in December he had his first solo exhibition presented by stone Descargues, bookstore of organized art print by Guy and Michel Weelen Brient.
The state, through raymond Cogniat, made his first purchase for the National Museum of Modern Art. From paris, nature painting dead chicken. In April 1948, he presented a painting, the drinker at the price of young painters organized at the Drouant-David Gallery, 52, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. It does not get the money, but Dr Maurice Girardin.
A large contemporary art collector who acquires seventeen buffet works between 1948 and 1953, defends his painting with passion and attracts the attention of Emmanuel David. Contract of exclusivity with Emmanuel david maurice garnish. A few days later, Emmanuel david goes to the apartment of 29 street of Batignolles. Bernard Buffet and offers to enter the gallery with an exclusive contract.This contract has subsequently been shared with Maurice Garnier. In June, at the San Placido gallery in Paris, he won the prize of the criticism tied with Bernard Lorjou. In July, an exhibition of his works will take place in this gallery. It exposes the net mender at autumn fair. Published Bernard Buffet to France literary presses. Bernard Buffet wife Agnès Nanquette. A friend of the fine arts, he divorced the following year. An art lover puts a pavilion garches at its disposal. As rent, Bernard Buffet gives him a table quarter. In 1952 he received the antral price.
Retrospective at the carpenter gallery. In 1955, he won first place in the referendum organized by the journal knowledge arts designating the ten best painters of the postwar period. He painted the models of sets and costumes for the argument george simenon room. He bought the property in manimes domont near paris. But leave the following year.
In 1958, the first retrospective of his work at the carpenter gallery. Buffet, stone bergé and Annabel.In May 1958, the painter Xavier Zevaco. In Saint-Tropez, when it was already installed in the success. It's love at first sight. She had so many lovers. Bernard had left bergé stone.
With whom he lived for several years and who managed his career. On 12 December 1958 Buffet married Annabel schwob in ramatuelle. Buffet was to portray the relentlessly. In 1961, one of its exhibitions titled Annabel thirty times. In 1961 he painted a series of paintings depicting the life of Christ.
Designed to decorate the bow castle chapel. Ten years later, at the request of Bishop pasquale macchi, secretary of Pope Paul vi. Bernard Buffet will offer these paintings at the Museum of the Vatican. Where they are exposed in a particular room. Published Bernard Buffet, legends Annabel Buffet.
Bernard Buffet buys the valley saint-cast where he worked until 1970. In May 1971 he was named Chevalier of the Legion of honor. November 25, 1973 inauguration of the museum Bernard Buffet, founded by Kiichiro Okano, in surugadaira in Japan. His ashes were scattered in the garden of the museum.
Elected to the Academy of Fine Arts. On March 13, the chair paul jouve is the youngest academician.In 1978, at the request of the administration positions, Bernard Buffet performs a model for a stamp of the Institute three francs and the bridge of the arts. At that time the Postal Museum in Paris presents a retrospective exhibition of his works. In 1986, publishes annabel of love of water and fresh. Out Yann's book Pichon Bernard Buffet in two volumes, which gets the prize-Élie Faure. In 1988, inauguration of the museum The extension bernard buffet surugadaira in Japan. Committed suicide by asphyxiation in his workshop in the field of balsam near tourtour. (Var), smothered in a black plastic bag on the surface of which his name was printed with his special calligraphy, on 4 October 1999.
On 20 June 2007, Vladimir Velikovi. Her successor at the Academy of Fine Arts, delivered his eulogy under the dome. In November 2007, appears 3. And the last volume of the monograph of the Pichon Yann: Bernard Buffet, covering the period from 1982 to 1999.
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