Miguel Chevalier

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Miguel Chevalier
Born 1959
Mexico City
Nationality French
Known for Digital art

Miguel Chevalier (born 1959) is a French digital artist known internationally as one of the pioneers of virtual art.

Life and work[edit]

Miguel Chevalier graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts in Paris in 1980 and went on to Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. After graduating in 1983, he was awarded the Lavoisier scholarship by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and studied at the Pratt Institute in New York.

In 1994, he served as artist in residence at the Kujoyama Villa, Kyoto, Japan.

A monograph of his works from 1985 to 2000 has been published in France by Flammarion, and features essays and interviews by Pierre Restany, Laurence Bertrand Dorléac and Patrick Imbard. The monograph is accompanied by a CD-Rom made with Christine Buci-Glucksmann of his video and virtual reality installations.

Major exhibitions[edit]

  • Musée d'Art Moderne and the ARC Gallery in Paris in 1988
  • Vivita Gallery in Florence in 1989
  • The 1992 Olympic Games in Albertville and Barcelona
  • Muséo de artes visuales in Caracas, Venezuela in 1993
  • Pompidou Center, Paris, in 1994 with "Urban visions"
  • Carrillo Gil Museum in Mexico City in 1996
  • Stuttgart Staatsgalerie with "The Magic of the Figure" in 1997
  • "Périphérie" at the Espace Cardin, Paris, in 1998
  • "Memories and Mutations" at the Fabrika in Beirut in 1999
  • Kwangju Biennale, Korea, in 2000
  • "Metapolis" at the Marco de Monterrey Museum in Mexico City in 2002
  • "Intersecting Networks" at the Bourse de Commerce, Paris, in 2003
  • Galerie Suzanne Tarasiève "Meta-City" in 2004
  • "Power pixels" at Centre des Arts in Enghien-les-Bains Tourisme in 2013
  • "Paradis Artificiels" at Musee d'Art Moderne de Ceret, Ceret, France March 1 - June 1, 2014
  • "L'origine du Monde"at Grand Palais, Paris, Projection on facade, March, 2014 [1]


  1. ^ "Miguel Chevalier at Grand Palais". Louise Alexander Gallery. 


External links[edit]

  • Miguel Chevalier official website [1]
  • Representing gallery [2]