Michael Bastow

Born in 1943 - United Kingdom


Michael Bastow was born in England in 1943. He emigrated with his parents to Australia in 1945 and studied architecture at Melbourne University.

Michael Bastow returned to England in1968 where he worked as an art director in the film industry, then moved to Belgium in 1974 where he started painting full time. Installed his studio in Paris in 1982 and in Provence in 1995. He had one man shows in England, Argentina, France, Belgium, Peru, United States of America, and Australia. He also has shows regularly in France and Belgium since 1979.

In 2001 Michael Bastow began the restoration and decoration of the Chapel Saint Alexis in Malaucène.

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1983 : Galerie Jean Briance, Paris
1984 : galerie Jean Briance, Paris. Galerie Isy Brachot, Bruxelles
1986 : Tolarno Gallery, Melbourne
1987 : galerie Jean Briance, Paris
1988 : L’Autre Musée, Bruxelles
1991 : Stichting Veranneman, Kruishoutem
1996 : El Eterno femenino, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires
1997 : galerie Catrin Alting, Anvers
1999 : Osiris Gallery, Bruxelles
2000 : Cloître des Cordeliers, Tarascon
2002 : Pastels et Bois Gravés, galerie Alain Blondel, Paris
2004 : Pastels et fusains, galerie Alain Blondel, Paris
2007-2008 : Installation de Sept panneaux, Chapelle Saint-Alexis, Malaucène
2008 : 2e cycle de dessins, Chapelle Saint-Alexis, Malaucène
2010 : 3e cycle de dessins, Chapelle Saint-Alexis, Malaucène
2013 : Rêves chinois, galerie Alain Blondel, Paris
2014 : 100 chinoises, galerie De Zwarte Panter, Anvers


2013 : L’Embarras du choix - la peinture figurative dans les collections du FRAC Franche-Comté
1995 : Les dix-huit ans d'expo du Cirque Divers, Musée d'Art Moderne et contemporain de Liège (MAMAC)
1980 : Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles

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