(1936 - 2009)
Alfredo Falfan was active/lived in Mexico. Alfredo Falfan is known for semi-abstract figure, landscape painting, drawing, etching, art education.
Photo by Maura Falfan
Biography Alfredo Falfan
Alfredo Falfan (1936-2009)
He was born on June 8, 1936, in the Merced District in the Historical Center of Mexico City. He was one of eleven children.
Falfan spent most of his career working in oils on canvas. Other techniques used were etching and drawing. He also experimented with painting images on ceramic objects and ostrich eggs.
His work oscillated between figuration and abstraction. He showed a concern for expression of the subconscious. In his own words: "Through a spontaneous act of expression I produce a kind of accident similar to automatic handwriting. Then I proceed to develop the painting following my instinct responding to the images perceived in the "accident" (similar to th
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