A Portfolio: Alexis Ralaivao

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Today, we look at the works of French painter, Alexis Ralaivao, who comes to our A Portfolio section after standout shows at both ATM and Bill Brady in recent years (of which we have covered here). As he told us in an interview a few years back, “My paintings are like a diary. At first, I tried to do paintings based on staged photographs, but I didn’t like the feek. There was something wrong. I like it when people don’t know they are being photographed or painted because they act differently when they do know. So I based my work on pictures that weren’t intentionally taken specifically for paintings. And often I use just a small portion of the photograph,…

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