Mikael was born in Paris in 1980. He joined the family business and passion July 13th, 1998. He is the fifth generation based in Paris since 1875 from father to son with his brother Alain and his cousin Sandra to deal in art.
The Kraemer Gallery specializes in best quality 18th Century furniture and decorative arts, dealing with private collectors and Museums worldwide. The Family receive art lovers in their private mansion. Philanthropy is a major part of Mikael's life. Mikael goes once a year to a humanitarian trip to be directly on the field meeting with the people that the organizations supports. "through our family buisness and through our charity, we are in touch with the most powerful people of the world and on the other hand with the most defavorised people in the world, that gives a real balance". In 2012 while visiting Singapore Mikael conceptualised the The Final 100 Days of the Year of the Dragon.
Mikael was instrumental in bringing museum quality 18th furniture and objet d'art to Singapore. It was the first time this level of museum quality pieces were displayed in South East Asia. The exhibition was displayed with ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, showcasing 18th century art in-with 21st century design. The display was seen by over many millions people and Mikael conducted private tours on request for everyone from students to His Excellency President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, including Royalties and celebrities from all around the world. Due theatre success the event was extended from 100 days to a year long. Following the success of Singapore, in 2014, Mikael brought the exhibition to Hong Kong, hosting it at Heritage 1881 Hullett House. This exhibition was also extended from 120 days to half a year and guests included dignitaries.
We are now presenting "Great Minds Think Alike" at the Liang Yi Museum in Hong Kong showcasing for the first time in the history of museography similarities and differences between 18th century French and Chinese furniture design presented together side by side. Mikael's achievement is to make his passion for art, French culture & History accessible for a maximum number of people.