about Adlane Samet
El Harrach (Argelia), 1989
Adlane Samet defines himself as a painter of instinctive moments. His art (painting and drawing) shows affinities with the free figuration and Art Brut movements. Structured by an incisive, sometimes sensitive but at other times aggressive stroke, Adlane paints in acrylics but makes room for the purity of the medium with its transparency and bright colours variations. He has borrowed heavily from children’s composition and graphic gesture to develop a new visual language, which breaks off with the exhausted codes of academic realism. Adlane Samet conceives his painting as free and spontaneous where the gesture is beyond thought. With a sense of poetry and mystery, he offers to accompany us in his own universe.