LUC SIMON (French / 1924-)

Luc Simon was born in Reims, where his father was a master glassworker; Simon himself has designed stained glass windows for a number of churches, including the church of Saint Rémi in Reims. Luc Simon studied at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Although chiefly a painter, Luc Simon has also made sculptures and designed tapestries. Among his prizes are the Prix de la Casa Vélasquez in 1950, the Prix Fénéon in 1954, the Prix de la critique de la Ville de Paris in 1963. He has works in the National Gallery of Modern Art in Tokyo, and the Musée National d'Art Moderne in Paris. Between 1955 and 1962 Simon was married to the artist Françoise Gilot (between her partnership with Picasso and her later marriage to Jonas Salk). There is a 1973 film about his work, Le peintre Luc Simon, by Denise Glaser; Simon also appears as Sir Lancelot in the classic 1974 film Lancelot du Lac, directed by Robert Bresson.

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Selected prints by LUC SIMON

Sunset, 1963
Rock art, 1963
Birds, 1963

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