Robert Combas is a French artist, born in 1957. He brings during the 80s a new figurative painting.

Free Figuration

Present on the artistic scene since 1979, he is the creator of the movement “free figuration”, movement gathering Rémi Blanchard, François Boisrond and Hervé Di Rosa.

Painting made of freedom, it speaks about society, violence, sexuality, people’s suffering, their small happinesses, their smallness, their greatness. She is inspired by rock music, popular images, childhood books, school books, everything that makes popular culture accessible to all.

A style inspired by graffiti

Robert COMBAS manipulates images of everyday life while mixing historical and mythological references. Cultivating a style inspired by graffiti and comics, he creates a painting that is sometimes casual and humorous, sometimes violent and sensual.