LEBANESE CULTURAL CENTRE
8:00 P.M. TO 9:00 P.M.
Place du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny
Mika, chromaticity, mixed media on plexiglass 100 x 100 cm
Mark Hachem invites you Friday, May 24, 2013 from 20:00 at the opening cocktail Lebanese Cultural Centre in France.
Lebanese cultural center will be a place of safekeeping and maintaining the commitment to the homeland, as well as it used to promote the talents and Lebanese artists in France and transmit the values of Lebanon through culture , art, creation and rich history of the country of cedar. During opening the Galerie Mark Hachem present the works of artists Mika (paintings) and Michel Harmouch (paintings). The meeting of two worlds, the kinetic art Artist Mika and representation of the world between Nature and Memory Michel Harmouch.
before May 20, 2013
Born in 1965 in Marseille, a family of artists and actors.
After a childhood spent in Montreal and then successively Aix en Provence Mika graduated in Marseille. He moved to New York to draw energy and inspiration for the American two years.
Based in Paris, Mika has become a key designer for print and the colors of fashion accessories of the capital. Since Michael has created and colored over 20,000 drawings and 300,000 variants. Respecting Op'art and Kinetic art movements of the 1960s, Mika has created unique designs in the current changing world, where you can find harmony through dynamic contrasts.
"Discover the concept of an object moving through the human eye in images. "
The works of Mika recall vivid colors, thrilling lines, geometric shapes, evoking the art of POP. His work is not driven by an artificial energy, but by the person who observes, placing it in a world of intense creativity both sophisticated and fun. Today, his works are present in the 4 corners of the world in galleries of contemporary art.
Harmouch Michel was born in Beirut in 1925, and grew up in a town full mutations. He was raised by his father, a civil engineer and entrepreneur who helped build the first Lebanese Parliament, the National Museum and
Beirut Municipality. After his law studies, he left Beirut to Paris and enrolled at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, to study interior design. His particular interest in painting is growing over the years fascinated by artists such as Picasso and Matisse. Despite his passion, orthodox and conservative family disapproves of his desire to be a painter and Michel chose to become an interior designer, a career that satisfies the faith his family and his artistic ambitions. While pursuing his design, past to paint in his studio times remained the privileged moments of Michel Harmouch.
In 1975, civil war broke out in Lebanon. Michel moved to Paris with his family. He is appointed by the BCC bank
develop its London branch and Hilton International to develop a number of its hotels. In October 2004, Michel gives the reins of all his accomplishments to his son and decided to devote himself entirely to his passion, painting. He began exhibiting his work. He painted a series of large oil paintings depicting interiors he created.
In his recent works, Michel Harmouch presents a series of his works on the trees, which were inspired by the view from the windows of his house Faqra, Lebanon.
Mark Hashem is pleased to invite you on Friday 24 May, 2013 starting from 20.00 pm to the opening cocktail of the Lebanese Cultural Centre in France.
Lebanese Cultural Center Will Be a place of safekeeping and Maintaining the commitment to the homeland, as well as it used to Promote the talents and Lebanese artists in France and the capital of Lebanon conveyed through culture, art, creation and rich history of the country of cedar. During the opening Mark Hachem Gallery presents the works of young artists Mika (paintings) and Michel Harmouch (paintings). The meeting of two concepts betweens vital term of paintings Mika and representation of the world betweens Nature and Memory in the Harmouch Michel's works.
Mika was born in Marseille in 1965, to a family of artists and actors. His childhood was Spent betweens Montreal, Aix en Provence and Marseille, Where he finished His studies. Purpose it was the call of the other side of the Atlantic That drove the young artist into the heart of New York lifestyle for two years. Once back in France, he Moved to Paris and Became one of the MOST reconnu designers for prints and colors in fashion accessories. Since Mika HAS created more than 20,000 designs and 300,000 color variants Become a collector of contemporary art, and Developed His Kinetic Art, Respecting the Op'art movement of the 1960's(discover the concept of an object in movement through the human eye via images). Specific Mika's style is a combination of vibrant colors, dynamic mining, and geometrical forms pushed to unknown limits of POP art. His works are found today in contemporary art galleries Throughout the four corners of the world and used by him Within His Numerous architectural Developments in Paris.
Harmouch Michel was born in Beirut in 1925 and Grew up in a fast-changing city. He was raised by His father, a civil engineer Who has participated in the building of the first Lebanese Parliament, the National Museum and the Municipality
of Beirut. After studying at the law school, Michel Harmouch HAS left Beirut for Paris, waiting to Ecole Nationale Superieur des Arts Decoratifs, to study interior design. His Particular interest in painting flourished falling on thesis years and artists: such as Picasso and Matisse Became an impact to His work and color palette. DESPITE His passion, His orthodox and conservative family disapproved His wish to be a painter and consequently Michel thing to Become an interior designer, a career choice That satisfied Both His family and his artistic ambitions.
Michel opened 'Outlook', His first design store in All which he has sold Carefully selected ranks of lighting, furniture, fabrics, and design objects.
In 1975, the civil war started in Lebanon, Michel Moved to Paris with His family, he was called Expired by the BCC to design icts bank branch in London and by Hilton International to design a number of hotels icts. In October 2004, Michel handed over the Time of the Old commands lifetime achievements to his son and Decided to dedicate himself to His passion, the painting. He painted a series of canvases of oil off some of the interior design created falling on He Had His lifetime.
Michel Harmouch is presenting a series Time of the Old works on trees, Were All which inspired by the views from windows in His House Faqra, Lebanon.
Gallery M ar k Hashem
"Housed in the heart of Paris on the Place des Vosges, but also in New York and Beirut, Galeries Mark Hachem now have an international selection of emerging artists (Arnaud, Yuri, Mika, Palolo) and prestigious artists ( Perez-Flores, Vasarely, Cruz-Diez, Soto, Arman).
Since the opening of the gallery in Beirut, Mark Hachem engagement with the currents of the Middle East market has emerged with the representation of artists such as Mohdad Samer Ahmad MOUALLA, Sabhan ADAM, Humam, Yaser Safi Shadi Ghadirian, Fatima Mortada, Ricardo Mbarkho Mona Trad Dabaji, Raouf Rifai, Housssen SOUFAN Khaled HAFEZ Nacer, Laila SHAWA).