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Nicolas Monjo

Born in: 1975

France

Emergent Artist

Biography

Born in Lot et Garonne in 1975, Nicolas Monjo is a talented self-taught painter who today lives and works near Angouleme. Preferring the solitude of his studio to social events, he often leaves it to others to dissect and decipher his works.

He discovered painting at the age of 20 and from then on has worked to developed a unique, highly poetic style. He plays with the laws of chemistry on his canvases, mixing acrylics and oils to create pronounced reliefs, whilst his signature preference for greys and blues makes his works instantly recognisable.   

The themes tackled by the artists reveal a lucid and personal vision of his subjects, usually everyday objects and scenes which recur as frequently on his canvases as they do in day to day life. Monjo reveals touches of himself through his paintings, depicting his experiences of living in a hard, cold world where the laws of the jungle prevail. He strives, and achieves with brilliance, to make the viewer aware of the fragility of the human condition, which seems to haunt his subjects. The men and women are figuratively and literally enclosed in the frame, reminding the spectator of their inability to liberate themselves from their mundane lives. 

Sometimes resembling the curvaceous figures found in the works of Fernand Léger, the characters in Monjo's pieces are often accompanied by dogs, cats, even fish, and are depicted in strange, contorted positions. His preference for flexible models allowed ten people at once to squeeze themselves into a tiny car for one memorable piece. 

Monjo's latest works are fantastical, almost surrealist in nature, but contain many of his traditional motifs likes hearts and guitars, as well as bottles, plates, forks, and abandoned glasses. Objects which grace the everyday life of the artist are captured and presented for the delight of the spectator. 

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  • Painting

  • Painting Animal

  • Painting Portrait

  • Painting Still Life

  • Painting Nude

  • Painting Everyday life

  • Painting Oil

  • Painting Acrylic

  • French Artist

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In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Contrebande, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Contrebande, 2019
44.9 x 57.5 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,652

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Mer calme, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Mer calme, 2019
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,038

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Sororité, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Sororité, 2019
59.1 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,537

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Sans titre 7.0.8, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Sans titre 7.0.8, 2019
51.2 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,076

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Sans titre 7.0.6, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Sans titre 7.0.6, 2019
35 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,845

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Les porteurs, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Les porteurs, 2019
57.5 x 44.9 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,652

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Rodéo, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Rodéo, 2019
51.2 x 38.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,076

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Aller simple, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Aller simple, 2019
35 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$2,076

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, La promenade, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

La promenade, 2019
45.7 x 35 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,845

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Intérieur nuit, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Intérieur nuit, 2015
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$1,499

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Insomnie, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Insomnie, 2013
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$1,499

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Carré VIP, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Carré VIP, 2018
45.7 x 35 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,845

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In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Viande ou poisson, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Viande ou poisson, 2018
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
Painting

$1,499

In time for Christmas
Nicolas Monjo, Première classe, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Première classe, 2019
31.5 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Painting

$1,672

Nicolas Monjo, Les estivants, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Les estivants, 2019
15.7 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
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Our recommendations Nicolas Monjo, Transport de marchandises, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Transport de marchandises, 2019
19.7 x 19.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Les innocents, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Les innocents, 2019
35 x 51.2 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Vices cachés, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Vices cachés, 2018
35 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Autarcie, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Autarcie, 2017
35 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Sans titre0.0.1, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Sans titre0.0.1, 2017
19.7 x 19.7 x 1.6 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Sentinelle, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Sentinelle, 2018
23.6 x 11.8 x 1.4 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Conduite accompagnée, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Conduite accompagnée, 2019
63.8 x 44.9 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Rouge au Ban, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Rouge au Ban, 2018
35 x 57.5 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Matin, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Matin, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Les décombres, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Les décombres, 2018
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Exil, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Exil, 2019
23.6 x 23.6 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Covoiturage, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Covoiturage, 2019
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Sans titre 2.3.8, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Sans titre 2.3.8, 2015
39.4 x 31.9 x 0.8 inch
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Our recommendations Nicolas Monjo, Picnic, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Picnic, 2015
39.4 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Véhicule léger, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Véhicule léger, 2017
47.2 x 15.7 x 1.4 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Monolithe, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Monolithe, 2017
47.2 x 15.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, L'after, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

L'after, 2017
35 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Western, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Western, 2012
35 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Le piège, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Le piège, 2014
35 x 45.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Le balcon, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Le balcon, 2018
45.7 x 35 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, L'épuisette, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

L'épuisette, 2018
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Confinement, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Confinement, 2018
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Tour de garde, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Tour de garde, 2016
36.2 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Monospace, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Monospace, 2018
47.2 x 47.2 x 1.2 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, La corde, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

La corde, 2016
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
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Nicolas Monjo

Braderie, 2016
36.2 x 28.7 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Box, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Box, 2018
31.5 x 31.5 x 1.6 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, La conquête, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

La conquête, 2018
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
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Nicolas Monjo, Sans titre 2.4.9, Painting

Nicolas Monjo

Sans titre 2.4.9, 2018
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
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The fantastic world of Nicolas Monjo
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