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Alain Vaes

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Born in the South of France, Alain Vaes studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Montpellier and the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Nice. A painter as well as an international volleyball player, he had gallery exhibits in Paris and Honfleur. His work is in the collection of the French Government.

Since moving to the United States in 1981, he has worked as an artist, a set and costume designer, and as an author and illustrator of children’s books.

The Porcelain Pepper Pot,The Wild Hamster,The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Princess and the Pea,and Puss in Boots, which was in collaboration with Lincoln Kirstein, were published by Little Brown and Company. Reynard the Foxand 29 Bump Streetwere published by Turner Publishing.

He has designed sets and costumes for over twenty-five ballet productions including Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, La Sonnambula, Songs of the Auvergne, Don QuixoteandCinderella, mainly for the New York City Ballet, but also for the Boston Ballet, the Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet, the National Ballet of Flanders, the Charlotte Ballet, the Cincinnati Ballet, the Pennsylvania Ballet, the Kansas City Ballet, the Royal Danish Theater, and the Sacramento Ballet.

His work has been exhibited at the Pierpont Morgan Library, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Fort Worth Art Museum, the Hudson River Museum, the DeCordova Museum, the McNay Art Museum, the George Adams Gallery and the RJD Gallery in New York.

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Study of Apollo

70" x 83.5" / 177.8 x 212.1cm
Oil on Canvas

Wanderer

30" x 24" / 76.2 x 61cm
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas

Chocolat Plantation

48" x 60" / 121.9 x 152.4cm
Oil on Canvas

Medicine Show (Diptych)

48" x 72" / 121.9 x 182.9cm
Oil on Canvas

Love’s In Need Of Love Today

48" x 72" / 121.9 x 182.9cm
Oil on Canvas

If It’s Magic

48" x 72" / 121.9 x 182.9cm
Oil on Canvas

Ase

48" x 66" / 121.9 x 167.6cm
Oil on Linen, Gold and Silver Leaf

Portrait of A Man and A Woman (Diptych)

19.6" x 15.6" / 49.8 x 39.6cm
Oil on Canvas

Out of the Forest I Come

24" x 16" / 61 x 40.6cm
Oil on Wood Panel

Solitude

PURCHASE

The Horse Tamer

30" x 24" / 76.2 x 61cm
Oil on Canvas

The Circle of Life

30" x 24" / 76.2 x 61cm
Oil on Canvas

Tributary

50" x 40" / 127 x 101.6cm
Mixed Media

The Heart of Frida

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Mixed Media

SOLD

The Gift

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Mixed Media

Separation

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Mixed Media

SOLD

Planting A Seed

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Mixed Media

SOLD

Bind

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Mixed Media

Beguiling

30" x 22" / 76.2 x 55.9cm
Mixed Media

SOLD

El Camino

18.1" x 14.9" / 46 x 37.8cm
Oil on Canvas

Desde la cima

18.1" x 14.9" / 46 x 37.8cm
Oil on Canvas

Wishing Tree II: Connection

36" x 60" / 91.4 x 152.4cm
Oil on Canvas

Diversidad

39.25" x 31.9" / 99.7 x 81cm
Oil on Wood

A Caballo

39.25" x 31.9" / 99.7 x 81cm
Oil on Wood

Reversal

36" x 40" / 91.4 x 101.6cm
Oil on Canvas, Mixed Media

Perelandra

24" x 24" / 61 x 61cm
Oil on Panel

Out of the Silent Planet

24" x 12" / 61 x 30.5cm
Oil on Panel

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