Le fil d'Ariane

|
Sculpture100.0 x 60.0 x 0.1 cm?
Artwork size

Artwork physical size measured as height by width by depth. Artwork purchased with a frame will usually be 5cm (2.5in) longer in each dimension.

Add a Frame
  • No Frame
  • White Frame (+ $261.00 )
  • Black Frame (+ $261.00 )
  • Walnut Frame (+ $261.00 )
$5,450.00
Original artworkOnly 1 available. Get it before it’s gone
Free & easy 14 days returns Learn More
Worldwide safe shipping Learn MoreShips from France by Wednesday, 29 May 2024
Trusted by leading brands including Soho Home

PHILS

For Philippe Mougin, it all started by hearing Mr. Benoît, his teacher, "a guy from Marseille", tell him "here, in this establishment, we can" iron "!" He was then 16 years old and his eyes, that day, were wide open, widely wide: "All these machines, these tools, in these workshops where the bitter-douce metal vapors floated, it was madness! Even that I got dizzy ... "
After his course, he continued, with this same desire to play with fire, to assemble metal parts between them by means of fusion. In this almost "alchemical" process which makes that a thing transforms into another, these forms in its head have, little by little, become cabinets, lovesey, stools, tables, divans ....
And then again after? Simply meetings and hazards. Avignon first, "La Ville Théâtre", with, in summer, these writers, actors, directors, sound engineers, and other creators ... and the discovery of things that accompanies it. He became a set of sets for the show, for 16 years. Then, once again, by opening his eyes very large, he gently slips from the utilitarian object to sculpture to abandon there today, completely. The memory of a visit to this Savoyard sculptor whose delicate works still make him dream today, was probably not for nothing in this process of transformation ...

Visually Similar Artworks

Other artists in the same medium

Regional Settings

English
US (USD)
United States
Metric (cm, kg)