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Cormenon (41), France
Matter as well as colour is a movement of particles. Alain Fromeaux first worked for about twenty years, to paint, to master his medium so that it would no longer be an obstacle to his spiritual evolution. Of course, he was not in conscience, he had to experiment in order to raise doubts!
In a second phase, which lasted for a good ten years, Alain Fromeaux became deeply interested in quantum physics, which is nowadays the only tangible way to understand the material world around us. It was by going into the infinitely small that he joined the infinitely large.
Far from being a dead end, it was the sine qua non condition for his awakening that allowed him not to be caught up in all forms of constructivism. The artist is now aware that he is only a receiver-transmitter. The paintings of today, which he invites you to discover, are the quintessence of this journey, which never ceases to give meaning to life.
1980: After having followed, during several years, courses in painting and art history in various academies in Paris and some courses at the Ecole Boulle, he met Bengt Lindstrom in Montparnasse.
1982: Departure from Paris, for the south of France, with the project to set up as an interior designer. At the same time he works on painting at the "Atelier des quatre" with Anton, Vanderspelden and Roustit. Under Anton’s influence, he decided to devote himself entirely to painting.
1985: First questioning on the limit of the visible and the invisible. Is part of the Arts et Lettres de France.
1986: Meets the sculptor Charles Correia and becomes his assistant
Exhibits regularly since 1982 (galleries and contemporary art shows) PRIVATE
COLLECTIONS: In France, Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, Great Britain, United States, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Spain.
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: Conservatoire de musique de St Germain-Les-Arpajons, Société COPETRA à Gonesse, Collection de la ville de Castries, Société Sertillanges conseil à Paris, Hôtel de ville de Bages, Fond d’achat d’art contemporain de Genève, Communauté de communes de Vendôme.
Review "Les coulisses" n°89 Catalogue of the biennale de Velles 1996
Review "Trouvailles" n°87 Catalogue DART 1996
Le QUID Catalogue TAC 1995, 1996
DROUOT Cotation Catalogue LINEART 2001