A piece of plane in a living room

A piece of plane in a living room

Posted by Alban on May 3, 2016 in Carlingues, In situ

I’ve been wanting to share pictures of my artwork in real life conditions, at home, the way I’ve imagined them from the very beginning. I’m also very proud to present my very first animated gif  (don’t laugh, yes, I know it’s not complicated, but it is my first one and I’m quite happy with it!).

Alban@Rise Art

Alban@Rise Art

Posted by Alban on March 31, 2016 in News

I’m happy to announce that I’ve just initiated a new collaboration with Rise Art, a great, curated online art gallery for contemporary art. No need to inquire for prices, everything is transparent, and online buying is made easy. And for those of you who prefer testing before buying: Rise Art also offers the possibility of renting […]

Alban @ ArtJingle

Alban @ ArtJingle

Some of my latest artwork are exhibited at Galerie Art Jingle in Paris until Feb 7. 31 bis et ter, rue des Tournelles 75003 Paris – France Opening hours: From Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday 2.30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

A genuine… counterfeit!

A genuine… counterfeit!

“Where did you get all these aircraft wrecks?” , “Gosh, it really looks real!” , “Wood!!! You must be kidding me!”. I’ve heard these three phrases on and on during the MacParis exhibition. I enjoy the look of incredulity that I see on people’s faces when they realise that everything is fake. Welcome to the […]

Art against barbarism

Art against barbarism

“Art against barbarism”: it is with a new claim that MacParis is opening its doors next Thursday, 26 November. Despite the terrorist attacks that shocked Paris a week ago the show goes on… all the practical information can be seen right here and you can print your free tickets here. I should push the walls of […]

Fluctuat nec mergitur

Fluctuat nec mergitur

Posted by Alban on November 15, 2015 in Others

Tossed but not sunk. Paris, I’m thinking about you.

Details matter

Details matter

The devil is in the details 🙂 Work in progress

Aircraft wreck factory

Aircraft wreck factory

macparis is opening its doors in less than 6 weeks now. After the >j’aime les filles pin-up exhibition in London, I’ve decided to showcase this time mainly “classical” aircraft wrecks. And for the first time I’m introducing a smaller format, a 79x79cm. As you can imagine, Alban’s Art Factory is producing in a very fast speed […]

MacParis2015

MacParis2015

I will be exposing my art work at macparis in November. macparis is a different kind of art fair where the artist improvise themselves as gallerists: it’s kind of like 123 solo exhibitions in just one place. I’m actually very excited having been selected this year. I’ve visited macparis several times and I’ve always been […]

Interview: talking about my art

Interview: talking about my art

To read my interview (in French) on London French TV channel please click here.

From London with love

From London with love

Amy, Beth, Alice, Lily, Rose, Kate… Very proud to present my new solo exhibition at >frenchartstudio Exhibition runs until April 22, 2015 To view the catalogue, please click here >french art studio 58 Gloucester road London SW7 4QT opening hours: Monday 10:30 to 18:00 Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 to 19:30 Sunday 11:00 to 17:00

I love girls!

I love girls!

Posted by Alban on March 1, 2015 in Atelier, Pin up

I’m preparing a new solo exhibition with my London-based gallery >frenchartstudio for the end of this month. Entitled “J’aime les filles”, it’s going to be all about girls… If you want to join me for the opening reception on Saturday 21st March 2015 from 4pm, you can ask for your invitation here. A couple of […]

So fresh, so French

So fresh, so French

“Red one”, mixed media on wood & “Oops”, mixed media on wood.  Photos by >french art studio In London these days? See my latest artwork in the “So fresh, so French” group exhibition at >french art studio 58 Gloucester Road London SW7 4QT Opening hours: Monday 10:30 to 18:00 Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 to 19:30 […]

Getting pretty for 2015

Getting pretty for 2015

“We just wanted to say hi and wish you all a happy Christmas time! 2015 is gonna be our year: we are looking forward to getting our final look and haircut, and hoping to see you again once we are ready! Joyeux Noël !” Ladies getting ready, work in progress (c) Alban’s Art Factory

Spring flowers for Christmas

Spring flowers for Christmas

Looking for Christmas presents? I’ve just delivered a new series of artwork to >french art studio… good shopping! Fleurs du printemps, 150×100, mixed media on wood III, 150×100, mixed media on wood

Kunst, bitte!

Kunst, bitte!

>french art studio takes my latest artwork to Affordable Art Fair in Hamburg, Germany. If you would like to visit, just can find complimentary tickets to print on >french art studio site right here. Feel to print as many as you need and to forward them to your friends and family. The fair starts on […]

September group show at >french art studio

September group show at >french art studio

>french art studio 58 Gloucester Road London SW7 4QT Opening hours: Monday 10:30 to 18:00 Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 to 19:30 Sunday 11:00 to 17:00

Alban s’expose à Paris

Alban s’expose à Paris

Posted by Alban on April 13, 2014 in Exhibitions

Pink Bomb, Super Hero and six other pieces are exhibited at Art Jingle in Paris during one month. Want to see them by yourself? Exhibition details hereafter

Jingle bells, jingle bells…

Jingle bells, jingle bells…

Posted by Alban on March 22, 2014 in Atelier

  I’m happy to announce that starting from mid-April my work will be exhibited at Art Jingle –gallery in Paris. Art Jingle is located in Marais district, just around the corner of the famous Place des Vosges. Faithful to my habits, I’m going to be ready “just in time” – this is how my atelier […]

Adopt Art in Brussels

Adopt Art in Brussels

I don’t usually visit the different art fairs where my artwork is presented, but I really enjoy visiting one when I get the opportunity. So when the Belgian Affordable Art Fair was announced for this weekend, I decided to pop in with my whole family. It takes 1,5 hours to get to Brussels from Paris. […]

A very British dream

A very British dream

Introducing my Christmas pin up just before she took off to London… British dream, casein on wood, 110 x 110

My name is Alban. Santa Alban

My name is Alban. Santa Alban

For some reason I’m really into beautiful legs. Especially during Christmas time. I’ve been working these last couple of weeks on a new pin up, British Dream. I actually feel like it has a special Christmas look. It must be the colour; red reminds me of Santa Claus. Happy holidays to all! British dream, work […]

All the artists are there

All the artists are there

Art Toronto is to Canada what FIAC is to France. Hundreds of galleries present thousands of contemporary artwork from around the world in these annual gatherings on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Being on this side of the Atlantic Ocean myself, I’m going to visit FIAC, but my artwork is going to be presented […]

Meanwhile in New York…

Meanwhile in New York…

While >french art studio was showcasing my work in London, Contempop Expressions Galleries took my artwork to “Affordable Art Fair” in New York. The show ended yesterday evening, and Contempop now continues further north to Toronto where “Art Toronto” is going to take place at the end of the month. I keep you posted…

Gin & tonic at >french art studio

Gin & tonic at >french art studio

>close to the clouds – exhibition by Alban… >french art studio | 58 gloucester road | london sw7 | open tuesday – saturday 10:30 – 19:00 & sunday 12:00 – 17:00 | contact +44 207 584 1821 Photos : Jonathan Milton – Google+

18.000 words

18.000 words

As a picture is worth a thousand words, I’m offering you the longest post I’ve ever written, almost 20.000 words. Presenting the online version of the “>close to the clouds” -exhibition – a couple of pictures are still missing, I’ll photograph them tomorrow evening during the “real life” opening reception…

Lucky you, lucky me

Lucky you, lucky me

Three nights before the opening reception, and I’ve finally finalised ALL the artwork that will be presented during the “Close to the clouds” -exhibition in London. I’m tired, exhausted… but very happy. I hardly realise that I’ve actually reached the finishing line of the 5-months long marathon. “Lucky you” is now ready for transport, it […]

Getting even closer to the clouds

Getting even closer to the clouds

I was in London for the opening reception of >french art studio just about a year ago. My work was then a part of a group show exhibiting among others the street art pioneer Jef Aerosol and Manolo Chrétien who photographies airplanes in a fantastic way. After more that six exciting years of collaboration with […]

Sprinting through a marathon

Sprinting through a marathon

When I first discussed with Caroline from >french art studio about having my own solo show in London I was really excited. We were in March. The exhibition was going to take place at the end of September so I had several months ahead of me. We are now in September and I feel like […]

Quatorze juillet

Quatorze juillet

Posted by Alban on July 14, 2013 in Carlingues

Eugène Delacroix “La Liberté guidant le peuple” Today is the fourteenth of July, the French national day. The army is parading on the Champs Elysées, and I can hear the helicopters flying over my atelier on their way to make their yearly show. Vive la France ! To celebrate “le 14 juillet” I decided to post […]

24 hours in London

24 hours in London

The 3rd edition of the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead Heath in London took place this year from June 13 to 16. I decided to take a short trip to London, because this was a unique opportunity for me to meet with my three galleries at the same time: >french art studio, my London based […]

Garden exhibition

Garden exhibition

I took my most recent work to get some fresh air in the garden, as for once we had a beautiful, sunny day in Paris. After “this private garden exhibition” they will be exposed in London, by >french art studio. Squadron 427, 100 x 100, casein on wood China rises, 100 x 100, casein on […]

Doors, legs and stars

Doors, legs and stars

As promised, hereafter some new pics of my latest artwork that was shipped last week to London to >french art studio Emergency exit and Secret code, the first two sculptures from the Doors-series I also wanted to reiterate the “black & white” treatment that I used for “Night mission” Blanc and white And last but […]

Darth Vader meets Alban’s Art Factory

Darth Vader meets Alban’s Art Factory

Posted by Alban on April 16, 2013 in Atelier

Introducing “Doors”, a new creative route from Alban’s Art Factory. First two in the series, Emergency exit and Secret code, are going to be shipped to >french art studio in London as of tomorrow. Quite unexpected, a visit from Darth Vader… New pics (without Darth Vader…) to come soon

Art Always Fits… in New York

Art Always Fits… in New York

My Parisian gallery, Envie d’Art, represents me in New York this weekend for the 4th edition of Affordable Art Fair in New York. While browsing the web in search of articles and photos about this year’s art fair, I fell on an funny article in the Wall Street Journal describing the AAF as a “Relatively […]

Ghosts are talking…

Ghosts are talking…

Posted by Alban on March 17, 2013 in Others

Thanks to Robert Mars aka “Ghosts Of The Great Highway” for promoting my work on his blog. A post even more appreciated as his own work is absolutely amazing – judge by yourself!

AAF Battersea in London

AAF Battersea in London

Posted by Alban on March 15, 2013 in Exhibitions

The beginning of March is a very busy period in terms of art fairs around the world. I’ve been talking a lot about Art Karlsruhe, but this time I wanted to share a couple of images from the French Art Studio stand at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea. “MK1-1R” next to two paintings from […]

Spring clean up in my atelier

Spring clean up in my atelier

Posted by Alban on March 9, 2013 in Atelier

While my art work is being presented at Affordable Art Fair in Battersea (London) by French Art Studio and at Art Karlsruhe by Contempop Gallery, I made a necessary spring clean up in my atelier. Great result: I gained at least 2 m2 of working space!

Art Karlsruhe, March 7 – 10

Art Karlsruhe, March 7 – 10

A couple of pictures from the Contempop gallery stand at Art Karlsruhe.

Karlsruhe, here I come!

Karlsruhe, here I come!

Art Karlsruhe is starting on Wednesday. I’ve just sent away four new paintings for Contempop Gallery stand. Presenting “Surprise“, “Nice legs“, “Wreckage” and “Pole Road One“

Getting ready for Karlsruhe

Getting ready for Karlsruhe

Art Karlsruhe is taking place in the beginning of March. I’m finalizing four new artwork that are going to be exposed there by Contempop Gallery. A sneak preview of the work in progress:

Window shopping

Window shopping

I just received a picture from my new gallery in Tel Aviv. My artwork has arrived, and Legs 17 looks great in their window! Legs 17 And this is how “2E” looks in the Contempop window: 2E

Introducing… Contempop!

Introducing… Contempop!

As an artist, I’m sailing towards new horizons… or at least my painting do. I’ve signed up with a new, Tel Aviv based gallery, and I’m shipping my latest production to Contempop early next week. A private view in my living room just before the take off. Maybe a bit crowded for such a small […]

Winter wonderland

Winter wonderland

Paris has been invaded by lots of snow since a couple of days. I ceased the opportunity to photograph my latest artwork, delivered to Envie d’Art this weekend. Artwork in snow: E-17 (150 x 80), B (100 x 100), 1M (140 x 90)

London Art Fair, January 16 – 20

London Art Fair, January 16 – 20

>french art studio is participating at London Art Fair in Islington next week. More information on londonartfair.co.uk. The art work I presented on a draft stage in my latest paper “Happy end of this year!” was finalised for the occasion. Legs 79, MK1 – R1, Spy five & Stars and legs

Happy end of this year!

Happy end of this year!

Work in progress: girls and legs, almost ready to be shipped to London for French Art Studio.

The Issue Magazine at AAF

The Issue Magazine at AAF

The Issue is an online magazine project which looks for revitalized concepts and explores unusual ways to conceive fashion/art industry through the vision of new talented makers who burst the scenario. Alban’s work was noticed by the Issue Magazine at the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead.

Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead

Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead

French Art Studio presents Alban’s work at Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead, London, 1-4 November 2012. Pics featuring “Legs 42”, “Hot Springs” and “Hastings”

Opening reception at Envie d’Art

Opening reception at Envie d’Art

Opening reception tonight at Envie d’Art. The exhibition runs until 25 October. Envie d’Art – 24 rue Treilhard – 75008 Paris

Sneak preview…

Sneak preview…

Sneak preview of the latest artwork, exhibited at gallery “Envie d’Art”, rue Treilhard in Paris, from 20 September to 25 October 2012. Clic on the pictures to enlarge them.

Coming soon…

Coming soon…

New artwork will be presented soon at Envie d’Art, rue Treilhard in Paris. More information and pics to come.

How to make a submarine?

How to make a submarine?

Making of “Submarine in my living room”

Facebook and me

Facebook and me

Posted by Alban on August 25, 2012 in Others

Join me on my official facebook page! http://www.facebook.com/AlbansArtFactory

Sand storm

Sand storm

Posted by Alban on August 20, 2012 in Carlingues

A couple of pictures of “In the sand storm” to celebrate the 38°C in Paris. Available! For more information, please use the contact form.

A view from my atelier

A view from my atelier

Posted by Alban on July 22, 2012 in Atelier

Preparing new material for French Art Studio.