Dominique Figarella is a French artist, born in 1966. He lives and works in Montpellier. He teaches at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. A graduate of Villa Arson, his works are shown regularly in France, Europe and the United States.In 2008, La Station in Nice devoted a personal exhibition to him and he participated in several group exhibitions: Rot, Rouge, Rouge The Residenzgalerie in Salzburg and + de Réalité at the Hangar à Bananes in Nantes.In 2009, he presented a personal exhibition at the Musée de Sérignan, as well as at the Carré Sainte Anne in Montpellier; and in 2010 at Life in Saint-Nazaire.Read More
In 2011, he took part in the collective exhibition Incidents Maîtrisés at the Espace d'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, Painting otherwise at the Chagall Museum in Nice and during the Printemps de Septembre at the Lieu commun (Toulouse) with Sarah Tritz.In 2010-2014, he presented Soapéra, a work carried out in collaboration with the choreographer Mathilde Monnier, at the Center Pompidou, in Montpellier, Frankfurt and Utrecht. This ballet will be presented in a new version in London and Shanghai, in 2021.
A major exhibition was dedicated to him at Villa Tamaris in 2019, and that same year, at the invitation of Nicolas Bourriaud, he produced a monumental mural on the occasion of the '100 artists in the city' event in Montpellier. The Museum of Modern Art of the city of Paris has just acquired one of his works.
Text courtesy Galerie Anne Barrault.