The French painter François Boisrond, son of filmmakers Michel Boisrond and Annette Wademant, was born on March 24, 1959 in Boulogne-Billancourt.
François Boisrond studied at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris from 1977 to 1980. He met Hervé Di Rosa and became involved in the free figuration movement.
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In 1984 François Boisrond takes part in the "Art and Sport" exhibition in Le Mans. He met Keith Haring again in New York two years earlier. The same year he participated in the exhibition "French Spirit Today" at the USC Fischer Art Gallery in Los Angeles and at the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla, then at the Sydney Biennial in Australia. François Boisrond is also part of the exhibition "5/5 : figuration libre, France-USA" organized at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.
In 1985, Boisrond had a solo exhibition at the CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain in Bordeaux.
Since 1999 François Boisrond has been a professor of painting at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.