Michael Alford is a figurative painter best known for his sensitive evocations of contemporary life.
His acclaimed cityscapes depict urban centres such as London, New York and Barcelona with a classical eye. His paintings and drawings of human figures — male and female, clothed and nude — are highly sought-after for their combination of fine draughtsmanship, acute observation and sense of drama. He is frequently commissioned as a portraitist of both individuals and groups. His landscapes, as well as his drawings, are widely collected.