Gilles Aillaud/ Gilles Aillaud

France 1928 - 2005


Gilles Aillaud
Gilles Aillaud

In 1965, Gilles Aillaud became president of the Salon de la Jeune Peinture. He made collective works with Eduardo Arroyo and Antonio Recalcati, such as A Passion in the Desert, Living and Letting Die, or the tragic end of Marcel Duchamp. Gilles Aillaud is one of the principal representatives of similar currents, New Figuration and Narrative Figuration. His favorite subjects are the representation of animals in zoos and desert seaside landscapes

Featured image: Gilles Aillaud – Cage aux lions, 1967 – image courtesy of Next Liberation