Exhibition :
Autour de Pigalle
On the occasion of the release of the book Pigalle 62.27 by Loustal and Götting ath the Casterman editions, the gallery Barbier et Mathon will expose Around Pigalle, with a selection of original boards of the book and the magnificent unpublished drawings of Jacques de Loustal
Galery Barbier et Mathon, 10 rue Choron 75009 Paris, exhibition from October 12th to October 30th 2012.

Vernissage in presence of the artist on tuesday, October 11th 2010, 19h.

Loustal's bibliography

Exhibition :
Fétiches & compagnie
Galery Champaka, 27 rue Ernest Allard, Bruxelles (Be), exhibition from October 8th to November 7th 2010.
Vernissage in presence of the artist on tuesday, October 7th 2010, 18h.

Loustal's bibliography

Exhibition :
Dessins d'ailleurs
On the occasion of the publication of "Dessins d'ailleurs" (La Table Ronde publisher), the galery BDArtist(e) will exhibit the original boards of Loustal's new book.
Galerie BDArtist(e), 55 rue Condorcet, 75009 Paris, exposition from May 6th to June 16th 2010.
Vernissage in presence of the artist on tuesday, May 6th 2010, 18h30.

Loustal's bibliography

Exhibition :
Andrée, vous ne répondez rien ?…
On the occasion of the publication of "Andrée, vous ne répondez rien ?…" La Pionnière publisher, the galery BDArtist(e) will exhibit the original boards of Loustal's new book.
Galerie BDArtist(e), 55 rue Condorcet, 75009 Paris, exhibition until June 6th 2009.
Vernissage in presence of the artist on tuesday May 19th, 18h30.

Loustal's bibliography

Black novel
Illustrated stories, covers and illustrations of novels, comics, the four artists presented in this exhibition have both touch to one or another of those fields, and black or fantastic novel.
Bibliothèque des littératures policières. 48/50 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 Paris.
From october 17th 2008 to january 31st 2009, free entrance from tuesday to friday from 14h to 18h and saturday from 10h to 17h

Loustal's portfolio

Exhibition :
Galerie BDArtist(e), 55 rue Condorcet, 75009 Paris, from wednesday to saturday, from 14h to 19h and on rdv.
Exhibition from wednesday, march 19th to saturday, april 5th 2008.
Vernissage in presence of the artist tuesday, march 18th, 21:00.

Loustal's portfolio

Exhibition :
Nuages, Via del Lauro 10, 20121 Milano. Tél: 02 72 00 44 82.
Exhibition of all the original artworks realised for "Porquerolles", fifth carnet de voyage of Nuages editions, from march 12th to may 10th 2008.
Vernissage in presence of the artist wednesday march 12th, 18:00.

Loustal's portfolio

Editions Casterman, Paris, France, 2007.
Galerie Christian Desbois, 14 avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France, Tel. +33 (0)1 45 55 85 53, from June 2nd to July 7th 2007 (from tuesday to saturday, 14:00-18:00).

Jacques de Loustal' bibliography


34th International Comics Festival:
Official selection
From january 25th to 28th 2007 in Angoulême (France)

Prima Linea is proud to announce that two of its authors are competing this year for the Best Comic Book Award:
Loustal with "Le sang des voyoux" (script by Philippe Paringaux, published by Casterman), and Pirus with "Canetor" (script by Charlie Schlingo, published by Les Requins Marteaux).

Loustal's bibliography

Michel Pirus's bibliography

21/11/03 Comic Book
Rien de Neuf à Fort Bongo
Castermann Publisher, Paris, 2004.
Raoul Cordier, who left Europe for Fort-Bongo, a colony in the tropics, is bored stiff there. Neither the shooting parties and explorations, nor his job at Traficona International Co. where he's now out of favour, can dissipate his bitterness and disillusion. He's feeling more and more isolated, when one announces the visit of the inspector general. Towards the end of the party, Raoul meets the inspector's daughter during a row which turns out tragically.
Rien de Neuf à Fort Bongo,Casterman Publisher, Paris, 2004. 12,50 €
Adaptated from the novels of Jean-Luc COATALEM, "Fin de week-end"' & "'Hippopotames du Bon dieu" published in "Affaires Indig?nes" (Flammarion - 92).
21/11/03 Exhibitions
Paintings / Charcoals
Exhibition of paintings: Galerie Christian Desbois, 14 av. de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France. From december 12th to december 23rd 2003 & from january 5 to january 15 2004. Vernissage on december 11th 2003.
Exhibition of charcoals: Galerie Zigourat 34 rue Dejoncker - 1060 Bruxelles, Belgium. From november 22 to december 14th 2003. Vernissage on friday, november 21st 2003.

Book/Exhibition: "Fusain"
Travels, Travels?
Galerie Nicole Buck, 4 rue des Orf?vres, 67000 Strasbourg, France, tel. +33 (0)3 88 22 63 09, from 2003 May 16th to July 12nd, open from Tuesday to Saturday,14:30 - 19:30 "Fusain", Pyramide Editions, France, 2003
A whole exhibition to present Jacques de Loustal's recent works, among which great charcoal drawings, never shown in any exhibition yet, but that you can already find in his latest book "Fusain".

"Fusain", Editions Pyramid, France, 2003


Comic album: Iles et Elles
Exotic cocktail

Editions Casterman, Paris, France, 2002

Exotism, beautiful horizons, nostalgy: Loustal makes us discover a new serie of images. A gentle mixture of techniques: watercolors, ink drawings, paintings, and also a mixture of themes: portraits, landscapes, musical environments. This book, in which Jacques de Loustal and his friend Philippe Paringaux meet again, is the logical sequel to "Soleils de Nuit", published in 1998 by the same authors.

Iles et Elles, Editions Casterman, Collection One Shot, Paris, France, 2002, color Illustrations, ISBN 2203380411, Price 22 €


Exhibition: Prague
French Institute Gallery, Stepanska 35, 1121 Prague, Czechoslovakia, from June 7th to September 15th 2002, open from Monday to Friday, 10:00 -19:00, Saturday:10:00-13:00, N? phone 00 420 2 21 40 1011
Organised par the French Institute of Prague, this large retrospective shows Loustal paintings, illustrations, sketches and comics boards.


Jacques de Loustal portfolio


Comic Art: Beautiful China Sea
Lucien Gruchet and Arturo Caramajis
Casterman Publishing, Paris, France, 2002
Gallery BFB, 4 rue Dante, 75005 Paris, from Mayth to June 22nd, 2002, open Tuesday to Saturday from 2.00 PM to 6.00 PM, Tel. 01 43 54 11 64

Much awaited, this new album by Loustal, adapted from two short stories by Jean-Luc Coatalem selected from ?Tout est factice?, a collection of stories published by Grasset in 1995. A gratifying encounter between two authors who know each other well and share a taste for far-away countries. This publication is celebrated by an exhibition at Gallery BFB and many signing sessions.

Jolie mer de Chine, Editions Casterman, Paris, France, 2002, 48 pages, ISBN, Prix: 9,45 €


19/11/01 Exhibition: At this moment at the antipodes
On the other side of the world
Galerie Christian Desbois, 14 avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France, Tel. 01 45 55 85 53, from November 22nd until end of December 2001, Tuesday to Saturday from 2.00 PM to 6.00 PM.
For this new exhibition, Loustal invites us to a journey through 21 original paintings and 4 great charcoal drawings inspired by his last travels in South America.

Jacques de Loustal portfolio

10/10/01 Agenda-Exhibition: The agenda of desire
Desires all the year round

Editons Eden, Paris, France, 2001

Courant d?art Gallery, 29 rue Debelleyme, 75003 Paris, France, from October 24th to November 24th, 2001, open Tuesday to Saturday from 2.00 to 7.30 PM.
With this agenda of desire, the weeks of year 2002 will pass on the rythm of Loustal?s drawings. Thirteen original artworks (watercolours) and around sixty illustrations taken from posters, albums, silkscreens and the press, make up this very fine album of time. On the occasion of this publication, a selling exhibition of Loustal?s artwork is being held at the gallery Courant d?art.

L'agenda du désir, Editions Eden, Paris, 2001, hardback, 10,82 Euro, ISBN 291324534X

1/10/01 Book: Menaces de mort/Ceux du grand café
Two new Maigret
Carnets, Omnibus, Paris, France, 2001 Ziggourat Gallery, 34 rue Dejoncquer, 1060, Bruxelles, November 10th to 27th, 2001
Two new police mysteries by Simenon illustrated by Jacques de Loustal. A small box containing four short stories published in this collection since 2000 will be available for Christmas. An exhibition of the artist?s works will be held in November at the Ziggourat gallery in Brussels.

Menaces de mort, Carnets, Omnibus, Paris, France, 2001, 102 pages, 9,15 Euro, ISBN 2258056446
Ceux du grand caf?,Carnets, Omnibus, Paris, France, 2001, 102 pages, 9,15 Euro, ISBN 2258056438
Colored cover, around fifteen inside illustrations in black and et white.


Exhibition: An intimate glance at Paris
Lionel Koechlin, Jacques de Loustal, Emmanuel Pierre
Discovering Paris (Corbasson, Loustal, Götting, Pierre, Koechlin, Avril, Juliard)
Gallery Papiers Gras, 1 Place de l?Ile, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland, tel. +41 (0)22 310 8777, from September 20th to October 20th, 2001

On the occasion of "The Fureur de lire" (the reading rage) bookfair in Geneva, the Papiers Gras gallery organizes an exhibition about Paris. Each artist presents one aspect of the capital which inspires him and where he enjoys finding new resources... Lionel Koechlin, Jacques de Loustal and Emmanuel Pierre have played the game and confide their little parisian secrets to us with more than ten unpublished paintings.

Koechlin portfolio, Loustal portfolio, E. Pierre portfolio

28/08/01 Book: Ce qu'il attendait d'elle
Alain Beaulet Editions, Chatenay-Malabry, France, 2001
Jacques de Loustal proposes us this time a slightly different graphic approach. This new album of out of phases scenes, almost surrealistic, where couples reveal strange behavior under the sarcastic and conspiring look of the Author.

Ce qu'il attendait d'elle, Alain Beaulet Editions, Chatenay-Malabry, France, 2001, 31 pen and ink drawings first made on Canson paper, without sketches, and colored by the artist on Photoshop, 64 pages quadri, dimensions 167 x 220, ISBN 2905231413, 120 FF

10/01/01 Exhibition: Les états d'art de la BD
The Sequel
Fondation Coprim, 46 rue de Sévigné, 75003 Paris, France, Tel. (+33) 1 44 78 60 00, from 2001 January 11th to February 28th, open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-18:00, on Saturday 14:00-18:00.
Loustal presents some unpublished material for the second edition of this show dedicated to comics. With: Claire Bretecher, André Julliard, Moebius and Martin Veyron.

Jacques de Loustal bibliography

16/10/00 Book: Simenon illustrated by Loustal
2 investigations by Maigret
Carnets, Omnibus, Paris, 2000
Loustal’s talent for illustrating the writer’s genius will delight the fans of detective novels.
On ne tue pas les pauvres types, Carnets, Omnibus, Paris, 2000, 109 pages, 60 FF, ISBN: 2258052661
Le client le plus obstiné du monde, Carnets, Omnibus, Paris, 2000, 108 pages, 60 FF, ISBN: 225805267X
04/10/00 web: www.chez.com/loustal
Everything about Loustal
Loustal’ fans will be happy to go to this web site entirely devoted to him. You can find any recent work he did and all the news about him.

Jacques de Loustal portfolio

27/07/00 Exhibition: Incitation au voyage/Nus et Portraits
Summer dream
Papiers Gras Gallery, 1 Place de l’Ile, 1204 Geneva, Tel. +41 22 310 8777, from June 24th to August 26th 2000, open Tuesday to Friday from 13:30 to 19:00, Saturday from 10:30 to 17:30.
Ziggourat Gallery, 34 rue Dejoncquer, 1060 Brussels, Tel. +32 2 538 40 37, from August 15th to September 15th 2000, open Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 to 18:30.
Loustal, the globetrotter, exhibits in two European galleries. In Geneva, in Papiers Gras, where 12 original watercolour and a hundred draws of his “Carnet de Voyage” which describes his favorite destinations. In Brussels, nudes and portraits show a more intimist aspect of Loustal which is to discover.

Jacques de Loustal portfolio
Jacques de Loustal bibliography

6/03/00 Book: White Sonya
A black story
Editions Casterman, Paris, France, 2000
Sonya just left jail after ten years for unintentional homicide. A fragile freedom for this young woman, matured by prison and who wishes before all to build for herself a new life. But isn’t this a hollow dream when one is tied up to the Mafia and threatened by it’s vengeance?
White Sonya, Casterman, France, 2000, drawings and adaptation: Jacques de Loustal, text: Jérôme Charyn, 56 pages, 68 FF, ISBN 2203389400
17/01/00 Book : Carnet de voyages 1997-1999
Unpublished sketches for this third volume of Travel Book
Editions du Seuil, Paris, 2000
Once again, Loustal came back from his travels carrying note-books filled with sketches. From the pyramids of Egypt to the Great Wall of China, the charm and magic of the places he travelled, take us away into an exotism beyond all frontiers.
Carnet de voyages 1997-1999, publisher: Le Seuil, Paris, 2000, 120 pages, 125 FF, ISBN 2020399555