BIOGRAPHY

Klaus Guingand was encouraged by Léo Castelli and supported by Pierre Restany two myths of art history of 20 century

2012/2013/2014
Development and production of the global artwork "Art warning the world" for freedom with 200 visual artists, living in 200 different countries.
ART WARNING THE WORLD it's 200 countries, 200 artists, 200 works, 200 videos, 200 photos, 141 national languages ​​and a video buzz. 
This work will be presented in early 2014.

2011
September 20 / December 15 : Show - Abbaye des Capucins - Lebenson Gallery - Toulouse

June 25 / September 3 : Group show " Art on Paper 2 " Lebenson Gallery - Paris
With, Banksy, Obey, Eine, Dain,Wildcat, Dain, Arnie

May 7 / June 14 : Group show " Art on Paper " Lebenson Gallery - Paris
With, Banksy, Obey, Tom Wesselmann, Rero, Pure Evil

2010
October 20 / 24 : Fiac off Cutlog - Paris

September 4 / 30 : Group show - Showcased - Calix Gustav Gallery- Miami

April 15 / 30 : Group show - Artists - Galerie G - Paris

Découvertes / Réactions
Art video by Muriel Bonel and Klaus Guingand















January 28 : Art event - Wynwood Arts District - Miami

December 2009 / Februrary 2010 : Group show - Crit* - Calix Gustav Gallery - Miami

2009
Februrary :Découvertes /Réactions, filmed by Muriel Bonel. 40 people discovers the Klaus Guingand artwork.
 
December 2 /8 : Group show - Monitoring Art - Art Basel Miami Beach
 
October/November : Group show MAFIART - Calix Gustav Gallery - Miami
 
August/September : Solo show - In God We Trust - Galerie Arty- St Tropez
 
2007 
Guingand enters Top ten of art critic (U.K) Rebecca Wilson, Saatchi Mgazine

2006
April : Solo show - Open door art studio - Chelsea, New York

2005/2012
Shadow follows the substance20 shadows paintings of 20 famous contemporary artists.
Each artist pose for Guingand, so that he can immortalize his shadow.
Each artist signs the painting with Klaus Guingand. 
Each artist answers the same question.
Each meeting is filmed.

20 Contemporary Artists have participated :

Jasper Johns (USA),      Pierre Soulages (FR),      Yayoi Kusama (JP)    
Erwin Wurm (AT) ,        Bernar Venet (FR),                  Sandro Chia (IT)

2003
It creates a video installation work which has as a title The Heart of Art.

2000
May : Solo show - Shadows - Gallery Morris - Los Angeles

1998/2003
Work on artwork except standard with the support and active participation Pierre Restany, who becomes in 1999, art expert of this artwork 

1996
August : Art show - FUJI Gallery - Tokyo Japan
La Fuji TV Gallery a été la première galerie à introduire l'art contemporain au Japon

1995
JuneGuingand organizes in partnership with two French TV Channel, TF1 and Canal+ and Drouot an art auction with this works to assist in the fight against AIDS with the patronage of the French Minister of Culture Mr. Ph. Douste-Blazy and the sponsor of Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer and Peter Gabriel.

May
 : Solo show - Ombres - Cannes during the FESTIVAL.

April : Solo show "100 shadows" - Louvre (Foss Charles V) - Paris - 
           Under the patronage of the French Prime Minister Mr.Edouard Balladur 
























Guingand creates the first $ 100 dollarts Guingand bill.

1994 
Guingand is a donor of Operation "Les enchères de l'espoir" of TF1, France 2, France 3, Canal +, M6, Arte, under the patronage of Minister of Culture Mr. Jacques Toubon, Minister of Health Mr. Philippe Douste-Blazy and the Minister of Communication Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy.
Guingand creates the words Mafiart (is TM) and Dollart (is TM)
Appointment with Pierre Restany beginning of their friendship.

1993
October : Solo show - Ombres - Chalon-sur-Saône Art Center.
Under the patronage of Minister Mr Dominique Perben

September : Solo show - Ombres - Galerie Laurent Strouk - Paris

1992
October : Contemporary artists : Grand Palais in Paris

June: SPADEM Prize - Art contemporary (92)

1991
October : Contemporary artists - Grand Palais in Paris

May : Solo show - Ombres - "Galerie 50" avenue Montaigne, in Paris

Léo Castelli opened his home to Klaus Guingand and also visited its studio in Paris 

Author of TV concept " Question" " for the "Double Jeu" program of Thierry Ardisson.
 









1990
November : Salon des Indépendants - Grand Palais in Paris

June / August : Solo show - Ombres - Meta galerie, Paris

Appointment with Léo Castelli

1989
Artworks " Shadow " for each "Lunettes noires pour nuits blanches" TV Show 
of Thierry Ardisson, during one year.











1988
September, October, November : Solo show - Ombres - Espace Privilège, Paris

1987 - 2003
Since 1987,Guingand created truly original pictorial works by immortalizing the (life-size) shadow of international celebrities who have posed for him and co-signs these unique works.
Each shadow is painted on a 78 x 60 in canvas.
220 international stars & celebrities have posed for him :Movie stars, actors, actresses, movie director, rock stars, singers, Jazz mens, writers, Photographers, Top models, fashion desingers, dancer, humouristes, sportsmen, desingers, humanistic, lawyer, politicians, contemporary
artists, art personalities art like,Léo Castelli and Pierre Restany.
Guingand is the painter who made posed the greatest number of personalities in the world. 
 
1984 - 85
Created 70 sculptures (life-size) of sex women who pose for him.