Alain Clément (Neuilly-sur-Seine 1951 - )

About

1941 Alain Clément was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine.
1962 Paris: Drawing at the studio in La Grande Chaumière, engraving and printing in Atelier 17 (S. W. Hayter).
1965 Settles near Montpellier and establishes a studio for intaglio printing and typography.
1970-1978 Teaches at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montpellier.
Leaves the École des Beaux-Arts in Montpellier and starts teaching in Nîmes. Exhibition at Musée Fabre, Montpellier, where he shows works from seven years.
1979-1985 Settles in Nîmes. Is appointed director of the School of Fine Arts in Nîmes in 1985.
1990-1999 Stops teaching and being director of the École des Beaux-Arts in Nîmes. Stay in New York. First series of wooden sculptures with polychrome painting.
2000 The practice of sculpture is intensified. Numerous monumental sculptures for private collections in France and abroad. Trip to Tangier for the purpose of verifying the motive of light and the colour of Matisse that are haunting him and for the purpose of a long series of paintworks in free and coloured arabesques.
Installation in Berlin.
Construction of several sets of monumental sculptures installed particularly in the Nyrox Foundation in Johannesburg and in Suzhou in China.
He is living and working in Nîmes, Paris and Berlin.

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