Antoine Gaber – Canadian Contemporary Artist Photographer and Impressionist Painter – Artist Bio – 2008


(Available only in French)
(Duration : 8:25 minutes)

In November 2008 Antoine Gaber PASSION FOR LIFE fundraising Art Exhibition event was launched in Paris at the Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, in support of the Institut Curie. Founded in 1909 based on a conceptual model created by Marie Curie, the Institut Curie now gathers 2000 researchers, doctors and health care professionals mobilized with the same focus: take over cancer with speed. Recognized Foundation with its public support since 1921, the Institut Curie has for mission to bring to cancer patients the best available treatments and a multidisciplinary approach while quickly making available the most recent advancement in research.

PASSION FOR LIFE art catalogue containing all participants

The PASSION FOR LIFE group exhibition was under the patronage of Mrs. Franckie Tacque President of the “Fédération des Salons Historiques du Grand Palais”, Mrs. Christine Albanel, Minister of Culture and Communication, Mr. Yves Saint-Geours, President of l’Etablissement Public du Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, City of Paris.

Passion for life was invited in Paris, under the banner of the prestigious Société des Artistes Indépendants. Following the invitation of the President of the Society, Mrs. Franckie Tacque, and her Board of Directors, 15 International recognized Passion for Life Artists exhibited their art for a humanitarian cause: the fight against cancer.

A small group of innovative artists, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Camille Pissarro and Founders Albert Dubois-Pillet, Odilon Redon, Cross, Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, founded the Salon des Indépendants in 1884. In a movement of defiance, after the Commune, the Néo-Impressionists painters, tired from being refused by juries of the official Salon, they decided to create their own Salon, with the base principle of “no jury, nor reward”.

The Passion for Life program supports fundraising for the fight against cancer and other important humanitarian causes, through the organization of high caliber contemporary art exhibitions worldwide. The PASSION FOR LIFE exhibition was held at Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, in Paris.

The PASSION FOR LIFE exhibition opening was organized by ART EN CAPITAL at Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, in Paris. Several thousands of people attended the opening under the impressive dome of the Grand Palais.

Some of the PASSION FOR LIFE artists attended the event along with several personalities. The Director of the Florence Biennale made a special visit from Florence Italy to Paris, in support of the “Passion for Life” exhibition at the Grand Palais and visited all the participating artists.

The opening was immediately followed by a Gala Dinner with all profit exclusively for the Institut Curie. Several personalities and special guests were attending, including the Vice-President of the prestigious Société des Artistes Indépendants, the representatives of our generous sponsors, the representatives of the Institut Curie, and all the participating Passion for Life artists.

 

The Famous Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille, supported International renowned Impressionist painter Antoine Gaber for his art and became the Ambassador for his “Passion for Life” program for the French Culture around the world. Mme Croisille joined Antoine Gaber and Mrs. Franckie Tacque, President of the “Fédération des Salons Historiques du Grand Palais” at the ” Passion for Life ” section for photos ops and media interviews during the art exhibition on November 30th 2008 at the Grand Palais.

Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille join impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber at the Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, Paris in support his art and as the Ambassador for his “Passion for Life” program for the French Culture around the world.

Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille join impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber at the Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, Paris in support his art and as the Ambassador for his “Passion for Life” program for the French Culture around the world.

Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille join impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber at the Grand Palais des Champs Elysées, Paris in support his art and as the Ambassador for his “Passion for Life” program for the French Culture around the world.

Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille join impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber at the Grand Palais des Champs Elysées in Paris for a visit of the Art Exhibit and Antoine Gaber Artwork.

Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille join impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber at the Grand Palais des Champs Elysées in Paris for a visit of the Art Exhibit and Antoine Gaber Artwork.

Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille, Mrs. Franckie Tacque, President of the “Fédération des Salons Historiques du Grand Palais” with impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber during media interviews at the Grand Palais.

Internationally renowned French artist singer, dancer and actress Nicole Croisille, Mrs. Franckie Tacque, President of the “Fédération des Salons Historiques du Grand Palais” with impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber during media interviews at the Grand Palais.

Mrs. Franckie Tacque, President of the “Fédération des Salons Historiques du Grand Palais” at the “ Passion for Life ” section with impressionist artist painter Antoine Gaber

The renowned French actor M. Stéphane Henon who plays on the French TV network France 3, in the television series “Plus Belle la Vie” in his role of Jean-Paul Boher, is now supporting International renowned Impressionist painter Antoine Gaber for his artwork and also his cause for the fight against cancer. M. Stéphane Henon also joined Antoine Gaber and Mrs. Franckie Tacque, President of the “Fédération des Salons Historiques du Grand Palais” at the ” Passion for Life ” section for photos ops and media interviews during the art exhibition on November 30th 2008 at the Grand Palais.

 

A video reportage on Antoine Gaber’s Passion for Life exhibition in Paris was filmed in the magnificent Parisian setting along with Mrs. Nicole Croisille and Mr. Stéphane Henon to be released in 2009 for the media television. Some of the filming scenes are available in photos.

 

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On September 7th 2008, a short educational biography segment of Gaber was featured and aired across the USA on CNBC TV Network in more than 90 million households and in over 300 markets. The short educational documentary biography segment was used as interstitial programming airing as a stand alone segment in between major programs on Public TV.

In June 2008 Antoine Gaber PASSION FOR LIFE fundraising Art Exhibition event was launched in Monte-Carlo in support of the Groupement des Entreprises Monégasques (GEMLUC) dans la Lutte contre le cancer, whose Honorary President is H.R.H Princess Caroline de Hanover.

The PASSION FOR LIFE group exhibition was under the patronage of City of Monte-Carlo with the collaboration of 22 internationally recognized artists from 13 Countries. The Passion for Life program supports fundraising for the fight against cancer and other important humanitarian causes, through the organization of high caliber contemporary art exhibitions worldwide.

The exhibitions were located at the exclusive 2 exclusive Artemesia Galleries, in Monte Carlo.

A PASSION FOR LIFE exclusive vernissage was held at La Rose des Vents in Plage du Larvotto, Monaco, organized by GEMLUC

Impressionist Artist Painter Antoine Gaber during the exclusive inauguration of the PASSION FOR LIFE Fundraising vernissage held at La Rose des Vents in Plage du Larvotto, Monaco

Some of the PASSION FOR LIFE artists attended the event along with several personalities.