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Pierre-Gérard Langlois | Abstract painter




Born in 1940 and died young, at fifty four years, in 1994, Pierre-Gérard Langlois was an French painter and lithographer. He signed some of his work the pseudonym G. Duroc.
He graduated from the Modern Arts School of Paris, then he attended the Academy of Beaux-Arts at Rouen and followed courses at the Ecole du Louvre. He had his first personal exhibition in 1965, in Paris at the Champs Elysées Théatre.





Solo Exhibitions
  • Atrium Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, 1965.
  • Galerie Vendome, Paris, 1967, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989.
  • Flag of France, International Exhibition of San Antonio -Texas, 1969.
  • Galerie de Paris, Place François 1er, Paris, 1974.
  • Burg Diesdonk, Düsseldorf, 1976, 1877, 1978, 1979.
  • Bignolas gallery, Nevers 1978.
  • Paillardon Gallery Tours 1978, 1980.
  • Gallery Moyon-Avenard, Nantes, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985.
  • Red and Black Gallery, Juan-les-Pins, 1979.
  • L'Orangerie du Luxembourg Palace, Paris, 1979.
  • Gallery Maurice Cohen-Laurens, Paris, 1979, 1980.
  • Gallery Prévoté, Aix-en-Provence, 1980.
  • Valdoria Gallery, Vallauris, 1980.
  • Galerie R. Cappon, Marseille, 1980.
  • Curia of the Louvre Montpensier Gallery, Paris, 1980.
  • Garnier gallery, Amiens, 1981.
  • The Art Gallery, Le Touquet, 1981.
  • Gallery Windward crown, Grenoble, 1982, 1984.
  • Galerie Carlier, Le Touquet 1983.
  • Schmitt Gallery, Metz, 1983.
  • Maya Gallery, Strasbourg, 1984.
  • MG Gallery, Montpellier, 1984.
  • Hermance Gallery, Geneva, 1984, 1986.
  • Schemes Gallery, Lille, 1985, 1987.
  • Deschamps Gallery, Louviers, 1985.
  • Gallery The Hand of Iron, Perpignan, 1985.
  • Attendance Gallery, Brussels, 1986.
  • Gallery Sanguine, La Rochelle, 1986.
  • Georges Page Gallery, Biarritz, 1986.
  • Gallery Monique Bourgeois, Cholet, 1986.
  • Black Frame Gallery, Saint-Denis (Reunion), 1986.
  • Galerie Patrick Heraud, Langon (Gironde), 1987.
  • Cameo Gallery, Chartres, 1987.
  • VRG Gallery, Paris, 1992 (exhibition G. Duroc).
  • Art Gallery Serpente, Chartres, 1994.
  • Court 16, Paris, 2010 (posthumous exhibition).
  • Galerie Vendome, Paris, 2012 (retrospective-tribute).




Awards and Honors

  • Winner of the Young Painting, 1969.
  • Laureate Emile Bernard, 1970.
  • Price Clement V, Luchon, 1974.
  • Medal of the city of Mantes-la-Jolie, in 1974.
  • Gold Medal of the Lions Clubs International, 1979.
  • Vermeil Medal of the City of Fénétrange, 1979.
  • Silver Medal of the city of Agen, 1985.