Surian Jean Jacques
Jean-Jacques Surian is a painter and ceramist born and working in Marseille.
He was inspired by painters of his region such as Cézanne, and Vincent van Gogh. He defends the idea that "art is a commitment of a life with the freedom of creation linked to inner necessity", in agreement with Yves Michaux. The attached painting is part of a series that has been exhibited at the Musée des Tapisseries d'Aix-en-Provence.
His works have been acquired by numerous public and private collections: Calvet Museum in Avignon, Van Gogh Foundation in Arles, Regards de Provence Foundation in Marseille, Félix Ziem Museum in Martigues, FRAC Paca. Jean Jacques Surian exhibits in Paris and abroad.
The Alchemists, 2001
series Dante's Inferno singing XXIX
Acrylic, oil, charcoal, varnish on canvas
73 x 92 cm