Alexander Tallén b. 1988


Alexander Tallén works with porcelain figurines combining art historical tableaux and motifs of contemporary endeavours. The contrast between the historical medium and the contemporary content effectively displays universal human pursuits, executed with an impressive level of detail and precision.


Alexander Tallén (b. 1988) is based in Stockholm and has an MFA from the University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm (2015). Exhibitions include Höganäs Museum, the Thiel Gallery, Stockholm, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Eskilstuna Art Museum, Skövde Art Museum, Rian Designmuseum, Falkenberg and Vida Museum & Konsthall, Borgholm. He was awarded the Young Applied Artists Scholarship, Bengt Julin Fund, administered by the Friends of National Museum of Fine Arts in 2019. Tallén is represented in the collections of the National Museum of Fine Arts, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Malmö Art Museum, Borås Art Museum, Uppsala Art Museum, Röhsska Museum of Design and Craft, Eskilstuna Art Museum, Public Art Agency Sweden and The Warehouse | Art Museum and Research Center, Milwaukee, WI, USA.