About Salon d'Automne： This Salon is the core International art exhibition of avant-garde contemporary arts in reaction to the academies of Le Salon known as figurative arts association. This Salon is currently held on the Champs-Elysees in the middle of October. The first Salon d'Automne was created in 1903 under the initiative of Belgian architect of Frantz Joudain along with Guimard, Matisse, Rouault and many others.
Renoir, Redon, Carriere,threw their support. The works by the established artists such as Rodin, Cezanne, Gauguin, Derain, etc. had been shown. This activity accomplished great distinguished achievement on modern art history through providing the stage to artists of fauvism and cubism.
Léonard Fujita, Yuzo Saeki, Keizo Koyama, Seiji Tougo, etc. are well known as Japanese artists who made the active participation in the Salon.
About Le Salon (Le Salon des Artistes Français)： This is the international art exhibition, commonly known as Le Salon, with the world's oldest history and tradition of about 350 years and is annually organized by Société des Artistes Français in Grand Palais. In 1667, according to the wishes of Louis XIV, the Royal Academy organized an exhibition of its members' works at the Louvre.
In 1881 the société adopted its current name, 'Société des Artistes Français' and the state entrusted it with the privilege of organizing an annual exhibition of the fine arts and made the société a wholly autonomous organization.
Many of the established artists who had influenced the history of art in the few last centuries, such as Renoir, Delacroix, Manet, Rodin, Millet, Monet, Courbet and others were members of this Société.