Alain Magallon

My paintings are mainly influenced by pop art and Biblical themes. The figurative subjects are painted in oil and acrylic and are inspired by history past and present whose anachronistic and metaphorical symbols contrast with the graphic backgrounds which are painted in acrylic. Read more –>

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Alain Magallon Born – Paris 1962

They are often represented in static and devoted or illuminated poses which tend to ask the question of faith ( is god outside or within us ? ) in the contemporary painting. The goal is to produce a duality or imbalance between the neoclassical frozen or theatrical pose of the models and the association of the matter and the colours.

Sometimes the subjects fascination with their own image tends to duplicate or multiply themselves like the proverbial Russian dolls. Once again I try to picture a society where the absence of mysticism is replaced by narcissistic tendencies.

Media: Acrylic background figures in Oil
BA Hons Degree: Beaux Art Montpellier

Style: figurative abstract