CATALOGUES AND EXHIBITIONS
First exhibition in Vichy [we are seeking any documents relating to this exhibition: photographs, catalogues, articles].
Exhibitions in Tunis, Athens, Constantinople.
Exhibitions in Constantinople and Moscow.
Exhibitions in Vichy and Arles, and at the Section d’Or.
Galerie La Boétie, Paris.
Exhibition in Constantinople..
Exhibitions in Algiers; Dresden, Chemnitz, Munich and at the Museum of Leipzig.
Galerie Druet, Paris.
Exhibition in London.
Exhibition in Geneva.
Exhibition at the “Union Française” in Constantinople, in Oran, in Constantine.
Exhibition at the Bragaglia Theatre in Rome, invited by Marinetti [we are seeking any documents relating to this exhibition: photographs, catalogues, articles].
Exhibition at the Théâtre Duncan.
Exhibition in Algiers, Oran and Constantine.
Galerie Danthon, Paris.
Exhibitions in Rabat, Casablanca, Fez, Morocco.
Galerie Grange, Lyon.
Exhibitions in The Hague, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Budapest, etc.
Galerie de l’Institut, Paris.
Group exhibitions: His work was included in all the Musicalist Salons (pre-World War II), and in the Salons des Réalités Nouvelles (post-World War II).
He was also shown in group exhibition in Paris, The Hague, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Budapest, Buffalo, etc.
Projection of the cinepainting film at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
Retrospective at the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon.
Salon Comparaisons, Paris.
Paintings by Valensi included in the exhibition Painters of the Section d’or. The Alternatives to Cubism, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo.
Exhibition at the galerie Hexagramme, Paris.
Projection of the cinepainting film at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, in the exhibition Electra.
Création par deux de ses neveux de l’Association des Amis du Peintre Henry Valensi (AAPHV).
Exhibition at the Galerie Drouart, Paris, and publication of Qu’est-ce que le Musicalisme?
Exhibition at the Galerie Trigano, Paris. Works brought together by the Association des Amis du Peintre Henry Valensi.
2000 > 2001
The Golden Section from 1912-1925, Musée de Châteauroux, Musée Fabre, Montpellier and Hong Kong Museum of Art. Curated by Cécile Debray and Françoise Lucbert.
2013 > 2015
Dedicated room curated by Michel Gauthier in the collection hang Plural Modernities, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Symphonie Printanière, Galerie Hors-Les-Murs, Marseille, as part of the Printemps de l’Art Contemporain (PAC). Group exhibition curated by Caroline Hancock.
2014 > 2015
Henry Valensi, du Futurisme au Musicalisme, solo exhibition in the Galeries Alain Le Gaillard and Le Minotaure, Paris. This project also included Valensi’s inclusion at the Biennale des Antiquaires, Paris; at the FIAC, Paris; and at the Armory Show, New York.
2015 > 2016
Love Panoramas, Musées d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, and MuCEM, Marseille. Curated by Jean-Roch Bouiller and Laurence Madeline.
Biskra, sortilèges d’une oasis, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris. Curated by Roger Benjamin and Eric Delpont.
Retrospective, Musée du Château des Ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbéliard. Curated by Aurélie Voltz.
Museums and private collections
Musée National d’Art moderne, Paris. Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris. Bibliothèque de documentation internationale contemporaine (BDIC, Invalides), Paris. Works of his are present in collections in museums in Lyon and Carcassonne in France, in Algiers, Oran, Constantine in Algeria, in Jerusalem and Ein Harod in Israel, in Antananarivo in Madagascar, in Tokyo in Japan and Bucharest in Romania.
> Salon des Orientalistes (1905).
> Salon des Indépendants, as a member (1907 to 1931).
> Salon de la Section d’Or (1912 and 1930).
> Salons d’Automne, Salon des Tuileries.
> Salon de l’Art libre.
> Salon des Réalités Nouvelles. Salons Comparaisons, as one of the founders.
POSTERS AND DRAWINGS
> Les Avions Transafricains (1922 – TransAfrican Airplanes).
> Sketches for furniture (1928)
> Diploma in chromolithography.
> Diploma for The Dardanelles Medal (1929).
WRITING, CONFERENCES AND FILM
Henry Valensi wrote numerous articles, and gave a great many conferences in France and abroad, including at the Sorbonne in 1929. He wrote a text he entitled “General history of all the arts at all periods and in all countries” (unpublished). He made the 20 min animation film: Spring Symphony.
PRIZES AND HONORARY TITLES
> Founder and President of the Musicalist Artists (1932).
> Vice-President of the Union des Arts plastiques.
> Former Vice-President of the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles.
> Former Research Assistant at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). Member of the Société française d’Esthétique. Gold medal at the Paris 1937 Exposition Universelle.
PREFACES OF HIS CATALOGUES
Written by Pierre Lecomte-du-Noüy (1909), Louis Vauxcelles (1913), Robert Mallet-Stevens, (1929), André Salmon, Georges Turpin (1929), Etienne Souriau (1956), Waldemar George (1957), Raymond Bayer (1965).