Art Brokerage: Michel Henry French Artist: b. 1928. Michel Henry is acknowledged as an important painter in French contemporary art. From 1952 his work has periodically been singled out for France s highest prizes and awards. The French Government, the City of Paris , the Museum of Valence, Bogota and the Museum of Alencon are among the distinguished institutions who have acquired his work for their permanent collections for Michel Henry's original oil paintings on canvas. Listings wanted.