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The Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
(French pronunciation: ​[lakadeˈmi de boˈzaʁ], Academy of Fine Arts) is a French learned society. It is one of the five academies of the Institut de France. The current President of the Academy (2016) is Érik Desmazières, a noted engraver and watercolorist.

Contents

1 Background 2 Awards 3 Members 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Background[edit] The Academy was created in 1816 in Paris
Paris
as a merger of the Académie de peinture et de sculpture (Academy of Painting
Painting
and Sculpture, founded 1648), the Académie de musique
Académie de musique
(Academy of Music, founded in 1669) and the Académie d'architecture (Academy of Architecture, founded in 1671). Awards[edit] Currently, the Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
provides several awards including five dedicated prizes:[1]

Liliane Bettencourt
Liliane Bettencourt
Prize for Choral Singing Simone and Cino Del Duca Foundation Prize for Music Pierre Cardin
Pierre Cardin
Prize for Design François-Victor Noury Prize Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Prize

Previously the Académie granted the Prix Rossini for excellence in libretto or music composition. Members[edit] The members are grouped into eight sections:

Section I: Painting Section II: Sculpture Section III: Architecture Section IV: Engraving Section V: Musical composition Section VI: Unattached (Free) members Section VII: Artistic creation in the cinema and audio-visual fields (since 1985) Section VIII: Photography
Photography
(since 2005)

Current members:

Section Seat Member Date

I : Painting

The number of members of the Painting
Painting
section was reduced from 14 to 12 by the decree # 67-778 of 23 August 1967. As a consequence, the #3 and #14 seats were eliminated. Their number was further decreased from 12 to 11 by decree on 16 June 1987. The #12 seat was transferred to section VII. The #1 seat was transferred to section VII in 1998, and their number was decreased from 11 to 10.

For a list of previous members, see: "List of Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
members: Painting".

2 Pierre Carron 1990

4 Jean Cortot 2001

5 Philippe Garel 2015

6 Vacant 2012

7 Vladimir Veličković 2005

8 Guy de Rougemont 1997

9 Vacant 2014

10 Vacant 2013

11 Arnaud d'Hauterives 1984

13 Yves Millecamps 2001

II : Sculpture

Seat #4 was transferred to section VII in 1988.

For a list of previous members, see: "List of Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
members: Sculpture"

1 Jean Cardot 1983

2 Claude Abeille 1992

3 Jean Anguera 2013

5 Vacant 2015

6 Gérard Lanvin 1990

7 Pierre Edouard 2008

8 Antoine Poncet 1993

9 Brigitte Terziev 2007

III : Architecture

Seat #8 was transferred to section VII in 1985.

For a list of previous members, see: "List of Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
members: Architecture"

1 Jacques Rougerie 2008

2 Jean-Michel Wilmotte 2015

3 Aymeric Zublena 2008

4 Roger Taillibert 1983

5 Vacant 2016

6 Dominique Perrault 2015

7 Alain Charles Perrot 2013

9 Paul Andreu 1996

10 Yves Boiret 2002

11 Jesse F. Lauck 1923

IV : Engraving For a list of previous members, see: "List of Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
members: Engraving"

1 Érik Desmazières 2008

2 Pierre-Yves Trémois 1978

3 Astrid de La Forest 2016

4 René Quillivic 1994

V : Musical composition For a list of previous members, see: "List of Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
members: Music"

1 Laurent Petitgirard 2000

2 Vacant 2016

3 Michaël Levinas 2009

4 Gilbert Amy 2013

5 François-Bernard Mâche 2002

6 Édith Canat de Chizy 2005

7 Vacant 2016

8 Thierry Escaich 2013

VI : Unattached members

Seat #9 was transferred to section VII in 1985. Seats #2 and #12 were eliminated.

For a list of previous members, see: "List of Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
members: Unattached"

1 William Christie 2008

3 Hugues Gall 2002

4 Vacant 2007

5 Michel David-Weill 1982

6 Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière 2005

7 Vacant 2008

8 Pierre Cardin 1992

10 Henri Loyrette 1997

11 Patrick de Carolis 2010

13 François-Bernard Michel 2000

VII : Artistic creation in the cinema and audio-visual fields

Seat #1 was transferred to section V in 1998.

For a list of previous members, see: "List of Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
members: Cinema"

2 Roman Polanski 1998

3 Jean-Jacques Annaud 2007

4 Vacant 2012

5 Vacant 2006

6 Régis Wargnier 2007

7 Vacant 2017

VIII : Photography

Seat #1 was previously occupied by Lucien Clergue
Lucien Clergue
(1934-2014) Seats #3 and #4 were established in 2016

1 Sebastião Salgado 2016

2 Yann Arthus-Bertrand 2006

3 Bruno Barbey 2016

4 Jean Gaumy 2016

See also[edit]

Beaux-Arts architecture École des Beaux-Arts Academic art French art salons and academies

References[edit]

^ Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
Prix et Concours.

External links[edit]

Wikisource
Wikisource
has the text of a 1905 New International Encyclopedia article about Académie des Beaux-Arts.

Académie des Beaux-Arts
Académie des Beaux-Arts
website Institut de France
Institut de France
website

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