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吉尼斯 RENE GENIS (1922-2004)

Born in Vietnam, Rene Genis returned to France with family in 1931, and lived in Bordeaux. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux, then at the École des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. Genis studied under Maurice Brianchon, who was a student of Henri Matisse, and was schoolmate with famous painter Guy Bardone. Genis was an important member of the New Figurative School in Paris, and an outstanding member of Salon d’Automne, Salon de June Painture, and Salon des Tuileries. Genis won the Cachy Art Award in 1959, and the Young Painter Award in 1960. Genis’ exhibitions toured around the world, and he garnered countless awards and recognitions, establishing his status and proving him as an important painter who demonstrated poetry and elegance in his paintings. Genis’ works are collected by art institutions such as Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris, Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'archéologie de Besançon, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, and Jakarta Fine Art and Ceramic Museum.

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