Amey continues his work on street art by changing media. Here she approaches the notions of housing, choosing as support "a Brick", of life in society, freedom of expression and representation of proximity. Consult her biography.
Artigas Planas, spanish sculptor born in 1960, graduate Fine Arts in 1985 teaches sculpture since 1988 in one of the best art school in Barcelona.
His characters slide, dream, watch, listen, sit or cry but never get their foot estal. The "Woman" reproduced to infinity because she is infinite entrust the artist. Artigas Planas puts women to honor and accept the pairing of colors ranging from blue-green to red.
For the artist the composition is not limited to the bronze, it goes beyond and takes its wider universe. Artigas Planas locates his work in space, in the matter, it component bases of iron or corten, sometimes imposing but always harmonious. From the wall to the base sculpture, the artist creates tirelessly.
Artigas Planas incorporated many collections and continues to be present in Spain but also in Denmark, Norway, Germany, Belgium and France.
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A few years ago, I was facing Joan's sculptures at a show in Nîmes. Seeing that my eyes did not leave his stand, the gallerist who represented him came to talk to me about his work and offered me to introduce me the artist who was to come on the show. It only took us a few minutes to establish this bond of trust that characterizes our relationship. Since 2012 Joan's "little ladies" live in the gallery and make the happiness of our customers. A beautiful recognition for this artist who will see in 2018 one of his sculptures, represent the city of Talence through "City envy". His monumental sculpture will welcome you at Les Halles de Talence (33).
Discover the artworks of Artigas Planas from his workshop in our section "artists' workshops"
Patrick BERTHAUD is passionate about sculpture from an early age. He was received as a Companion Sculptor on Stone in 1998 and worked on cathedral sites, a great experience that continued to fuel his passion for sculpture. His various experiences lead him to master many materials such as bronze, resins, stone and terracotta. Patrick Berthaud continued in this direction and created his workshop in 2001.
The artist then made many public commissions but also reserved time for his creation and for training, former Companion he kept in him the importance of transmission.
Patrick Berthaud's artistic universe revolves around his questions about human nature, its strengths, weaknesses, emotions and limits. Works that carry messages. A recent work on the series "Les Labyrinthes" reveals all the mastery and power of the artist.
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Patrick Berthaud was traveling to Bordeaux when he came to visit the Gallery. He felt in harmony in the artistic universe that we represented and discussed with Juliette a possible collaboration. My first meeting with the artist was his portfolio that he gave us.When I discovered "Contact", the crush was immediate. From this sculpture emanates a surprising power that freezes the moment. Patrick Berthaud realizes many monumental sculptures, he masters his art without losing emotion and sensitivity. After a few exchanges, we agreed together on a first introduction of his works in the gallery.
After studying in the Art Décoratif school of Limoges, Lucette BRANDY worked for ten years in a creation workshop. She then decided to devote herself to scultpure, and entered her first gallery. Her touching caracters come to life in a very poetic way. The artist offers a benevolent and delicate vision of who we truly are, slightly playful but yet so soft to the eye and the hand. Her works are not caricatures but a dreamlike reflection of our own essence. With our favorite pets, or gazing toward the horizon where hope grows, BRANDY reaches at our hearts and finds what binds us togehter, humanity.
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Lucette Brandy was represented by the Imagine gallery in Bordeaux, I regularly went to admire her work. Her sculptures full of humor and kindness, brought sweetness and joy of living. When Imagine Gallery closed, and offered to represent this artist, I immediately accepted. A few month later I met this artist whose work I appreciated for several years. Lucette is very kind and her work is a reflection of her beautiful personality.
Born in 1959 in Etterbeek, Chantal de Sutter has been attracted by art since she was young. Her encounter with her future husband, Robert de Sutter, will be a decisive event in her life. Both of them being passionate by sculpture, they created an art foundry and craft the lost wax works of other artists. There was only a few step to go before working on their artistic creations. Chantal has explored very different universes letting her imagination wonder into childhood but also to women and their femininity. Her work has been so successful that the artist has not been able to continue her work of foundry and after 20 years to oscillate between foundry and workshop, Chantal has been exclusively devoted to her artistic creations. Present in the largest gallery the artist enjoys a good reputation.
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At first I discovered her childish universe, with colorful balloons, children pointing their noses to the sky, horses straight out of the imagination. Chantal created a magical atmosphere that attracted attention. Then I discovered over the years new artworks equally interesting, characters, slender, refined and sensitive, which highlight femininity and elegance.
Robert De Sutter, Belgian sculptor born in 1957 in Forest, son of Clement De Sutter jewelrt designer and founder lost wax and small son of the painter Ernest De Sutter, inevitably fell into the world of art. He studied arts and crafts in Brussels in the 70s and refines its training alongside great artists like Rick Poot, Jef Vanturenhout, Pierre Caille, Olivier Leloux...and working different materials : bronze, stone, earth and wax.
In 19777 he met Chantal De Block and both cdreate a foundry lost wax in which they perform the bronze works of many artists. After 20 years of experience as founders, they decide not to devote more than to their own creations. Stylish and refined, the caracters of Robert displayed great restraint. The bronze stretchand settle in breaks of rare elegance where the line and the curve play an essential role, wearing shell, ostrich egg, colored ceramic that cannot fail to emphasize the intrinsic beauty of his work.
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The work of the artist was presented to us by an artist's agent. I was immediately seduced by Robert's "unreal" universe. Figures with simplified silhouettes, simple attitudes, bodies in conversation. The bronze and ceramic alliance brings softness and serenity, an atypical universe that we wanted to share with our collectors.
The human being is the main subject of Elisabeth Dupin Sjöstedt's work. This slender bodies, with suggerated shapes, are in a moving position or static. Their detailed faces reveals a mysterious personnality.
The artist transports us in different times, past or future, real or fantasized.
Clay, faience or sandstone, allors the artist to give life to the characters. Fabric, wood, or even sand are sometimes mixed with the clay. The artist lives in the Val de Marne, in France, and studied at the famous Ecole du Louvre, in Paris. She has won numerous awards.
Elisabeth proposes a walk through singular worlds, and makes us want to imagine new ones, populated by her mystical creations.
« How to deal with our world, if it’s not with the body we live in. Thanks to it, we can see, feel and find out this multiple and magical universe. The faces and the characters I create in clay allows me to explore even more the material but also its essence. While I work on a face, I expect somone to appear. Whenever ot occurs, the spirit and the material get then mixed together, that’s when it makes sense.
Here’s the duality I try every time to define and reunite.
Through this quest, lots of faces and characters come out./ We can’t say wich counrty, which erat hey belong to. But what they have in common is this mysterious humanity, endlessly moveing and animated by the invisible. » Elisabeth Dupin-Sjöstedt
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We often look for new artists, but they sometimes show up to us. Elisabeth Dupin Sjöstedt came to the gallery during a stay in Bordeaux. She felt in her environment and spent time discovering the work of other artists. After a few exchanges she introduced me to her work. Not only did I really appreciate the person, but the discovery of the work was just as interesting. The decision to work together was obvious. Elisabeth has a very sweet universe, in which we feel good immediately. Faces, couples, made of porcelain, express a great delicacy. Elisabeth has brought a touch of sweetness to the gallery and it is always with great pleasure that we discover her new works.
Discover the artworks of Elisabeth Dupin Sjöstedt from his workshop in our section "artists' workshops"
Béatrice Fernando first studied art history before dedicating herself to sculpture. Working the material seems to be a vital need for her, as she gives life to her creations.
Her works are made of a unique material, melting sand, ceramic and sandstone. it allows her to create slender silhouettes with expressive facial features and a raw look.
Béatrice poses on the mankind her piercing eye, probing deep inside every human being.
Well represented on the market, she exhibited in several renowm locations, including one of parisian's most prestigious gallery, on boulevard Saint germain.
She received the bronze medal of Arts, sciences, and Letters in Paris in June 2010. In 2011, she won the gold medal at the 13th international salon of Pezenas.
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Beatrice Fernando introduced me to her world several years ago. Back then, I had already been fascinated by her work that revolved around bullfighting. In 2016 I crossed it on an art show with new subjects that corresponded more to our artistic orientations. Reserved and friendly, Beatrice has accepted our collaboration proposal and since we are pleased to represent her work. Beatrice has her own world but also a technique developed, a material of her composition. Her sculptures have an incredible presence that can sometimes be disturbing. Beatrice is one of those sculptors who do not leave anyone indifferent.
Discover the artworks of Béatrice Fernando from his workshop in our section "artists' workshops"
Giorgio Laveri, is an Italian artist already present in many museums, a consecration of more than 45 years of artistic life. Giorgio was born in 1950 in Savona. Actor, assistant director, stage assistant, director, he directed his first film in 1978. Giorgio Laveri is a passionate person who has always given without counting. Generous, the human remains his priority. Very young he discovered ceramics by one of the masters of the discipline: Lucio Fontana who introduced him to what would become his great passion.
Giorgio has a magnificent memory of this period of his life, following in the footsteps of the great masters, feeding on them and paying tribute to them, nothing more beautiful for the artist.
Giorgio remained the multidisciplinary artist of his early days, linking cinema, theatre, painting and ceramics. Since 1974 he has written and directed 11 films and more than 19 plays, including the "Mariage Bet", winner of the Critics' Prize at the "Cinema at Home" of the Rome Film Festival.
In 1990, he went further in his research by creating his first play on the theme "Ceramics - Light - Movement", in which "actors and ceramics interact on stage to create a luminous choreography".
In 1993, he joined the French group Art mobil with whom he planned a series of events in Italy and France, such as the signing with Patrick Moya and Véronique Champollion of the Manifesto of the Mediterranean Artistic Movement, always in evolution.
In 1996, he founded the Department of Mental Health of Genoa, "II Giardino del Mago" with whom he produced a series of works related to theatre and experimental cinema.
In total, there are more than 200 events organized between cinema, theatre, shows and exhibitions.
In 2017 Italy pays tribute to him with an exhibition of exceptional scope.
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I discovered "The lipstick" of Giorgio on a show in Paris in 2012, This remarkable work, hid an artist of great sensitivity to the atypical course. I met Giogio a few hours later on the stand and left with his works. This confidence given spontaneously touched me a lot. A few years have allowed us to know each other better and to find as much pleasure working together. Giorgio offers contemporary works, objects of life that take meaning and life in his hands.
Mirogi practiced as a physiotherapist and osteopath, which allowed her to perfect her knowledge of anatomy. An incredible combination of circumstances would change her career path when she discovered Annick Aublet's studio in 1999. Mirogi then worked days and nights to record years of experience as a physiotherapist. The body, she controls it, she just has to let go of her perception of femininity.
The artist works from living models in the studio and is accustomed to finishing the pieces at home, especially the hands and faces that require a lot of attention to detail.
Mirogi creates finished works where the patinas perfectly reflect the play of light on the bodies. Mirogi is an artist with an assertive style, exhibited in the most prestigious galleries. Many of her bronzes have been included in beautiful collections in France and abroad.
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Mirogi's sculptures were presented to me by an artist's agent. In addition to the aesthetic aspect of his work, I appreciated the postures and the knowledge of the body. Mirogi's works are timeless, we fully feel the femininity of her subjects and their fragility.
After years of work on "life" and "old age" Pierre Mouzat presents us caring sculptures, where age and love are found in these faded, touching bodies. Meeting Pierre's works is a journey on who we are, our values, the meaning and the love of life. The artist told me "if there is an old age it means that there was a life, a youth" with a smile full of wisdom and gentleness.
Born in 1958, it was in the 70s that Pierre MOUZAT discovered the sculpture in the studio of Jean Loup DELAROCHE in Loudun and took courses at the Drawing Academy of Jacques Gabriel CHEVALIER. Afterwards Pierre Mouzat will be received at the Ecole Boule de Paris where he will graduate major. In 1999 he is the winner of a national contest for the realization of the bust of French President François Mitterrand. Bust erected in the gardens of Château Chinon.
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I discovered the works of Pierre Mouzat in a countryside show, reserved for the sculptors, which had nothing to envy to the artistic choices of the galleries. The show, of a very good artistic level, had just surprised me, I did not know this event and discovered remarkable works when my eyes stopped on the works of Pierre. Pierre has a universe that may seem difficult at first but in which one perceives all the benevolence of the artist. A few weeks later Pierre Mouzat was visiting me at the gallery, accompanied by Hellen Halftemeyer, a young talented painter whose work I had spotted. This meeting with three, direct and friendly quickly lead to our collaboration. Pierre is full of human values that I appreciate beyond the interest I have in his work. We have been working together since November 2017.