Biography - Biographie - Tiêu su

As an internationally renowned artist, Lebadang fuses the cultural influences of Europe and Orient in his poetic visions. He was born in Quang Tri (Vietnam) in 1921 and came to France in 1940. In 1950, his first one-man exhibition was highly praised by the French press.
Lebadang is recognised as one of the world's most known printmakers, excelling in etching, lithography -lebadangraphy-, embossing, sculpted paper collage, lebadang spaces.

1964 Created the "Eight horses" with CHOU Ling, the first portfolio in relief
1967 "Nature prays without words" - La nature prie sans parole
1968 Horses portfolio in lithography
1950 Librairie du Globe, Paris
1952 Galerie de l'Odéon, Paris
1969-73 Paysage indomptable
1974 "The ten horses", portfolio in lithography
1976 "Fantasies", suites in lithography
1977 "Flower series" & Lebadangrapgy
1978 Designed costumes for the opera My Châu Trong Thuy
1981 "La comédie humaine"
1984 "Art to wear"
1985 Lebadang Spaces
1989 Laureate of Award International Institute of Saint Louis
1994 Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Ministry of Culture, France)

Selected exhibitions / Quelques expositions / Vài triên lãm cá nhân
1950 Galerie du Globe, Paris
1952 Galerie du Globe, Paris
1953 Galerie de l'Odéon, Paris
1956 Au Seuil Etroit, Paris
1958 Au Seuil Etroit, Paris, Galerie Cézanne, Cannes
1960 Au Seuil Etroit, Paris, Galerie Source, Aix-en-Provence
1962 Galerie INA Fuchs, Dusseldorf
1963 Garelie Mignon Massart, Nantes
1966 The Newman Contemporary Art Gallery, Philadelphia Cincinatti Art Museum
1972 Galerie Fontaine, Paris; Frost and Reed Gallery, London
1974 Kunstmesse, Dusseldorf; Circle Galleries, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego; Cherry Creek Gallery of Fine Art, Denver
1980 Circle Gallery, Chicago; Clayton Art Gallery; Genner Gallery, Duisbourg; Wonderbanh Gallery, Frankfurt
1981 Circle Galleries, Dallas, Los Angeles, Houston; The Owl Gallery, San Francisco, The Walton Street Gallery, Chicago; Gallery in the Square, Boston
1982 Circle Galleries, New yprk, Pittsburg, San Diego, San Jose, Northbrook; Carolyn Summers Gallery, New Orleans, Cherry Creek; Gallery of Fine Art, Denver; Clayton Art Gallery, Ludeke Gallery, Cincinnati
1983 Circle Galleries, Chicago, San Diego, New York
1984 Circle Galleries, Houston, Northbrook, San Francisco, San Jose, Miami; Pioneer Square Gallery, Seattle; Congress Square Gallery, Portland; Gallery in the Square, Boston
1985 Circle Galleries, New york, Chicago, New Orleans, Pittsburg, Los Angeles, Cherry Creek Gallery of Fine Art, Denver;Promenade Gallery, Woodland Hills
1986 New York, Northbrook, Chicago, San Francisco
1987 New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Osaka, Tokyo, Kyoto
1998 USA, Japan, Germany
1989 Award from International Institue of Saint Louis
1990 Spaces exhibitions
1991 Commissioned to make to sword of academician for Professor Jacques Ruffié
1992 Quang Tri (Viet Nam)
1994 Ha Noi (Viet Nam)
1995 Detroit; Saabrucken, Gallery Herburger
1996 Gallery Ostendolf Heidelberg, Germany; Calcutta
1997-2001 Cathédrale d'images - Baux de Provence, France
2000 Ha Noi (Viet Nam)
2002 Hue (Viet Nam)
2003 Serenity-Paris

Lebadang's paintings and graphics are in many important public and private collections, including the University Art Gallery, Lund, Sweden; Rockfeller Collection, New York; Loo Collection, Tokyo; Phoenis Art Museum; Ruud Lignting, Inc.; Lloyd Baretz Enterprises; Behavioral Medicine Northwest, Seattle; etc...