Training and career
Madeleine Tailleur studied at Collčge Marguerite Bourgeoys before training in the studios of Georges de Rome and Alex Bertrand. In 1975, she successfully freed herself of all influences and forged her own personal style while creating an original palette in her preferred medium of oil. Her paintings have been exhibited in galleries since the early 1980s.
Her work and her art
Madeleine Tailleur's work leads us to the edge of the real world, where we cross over into the realm of the imagination. We are immediately drawn in by a poetic world full of emotion and sensation, yet forced to question our basic values and the ultimate meaning of life. This artist seems caught between what her eyes see and what her imagination reveals.
Madeleine Tailleur resembles her work: she displays a strong personality, firmly rooted in the real world, but her tenderness and her eyes reveal a deep gentleness, heightened sensitivity and an intense inner life.
Through the clarity and misty luminosity of her characters, the delicate shades that blend together, and the subtle lines that merely suggest, we discover here and there, beyond the real world depicted in her paintings, other faces vital to the integrity of her work. As poetic visions of the past and present, her paintings are often delicately animated with the faces of young women who look like muses, ancestors, guardian angels...
At La Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur
Between 1996 and 2001, and since 2008.