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Handcrafted wood sculpture. Limited Edition of 100 in Mahogany Black, waxed. This work develops an interest in architecture, structured by the binary opposites of full and empty, form and counter-form, elevation and collapse, convex and concave.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Lucien Petit is a French sculptor who trained in industrial ceramics. Their manufacturing techniques, artistic potential and philosophy have all influenced his output. Petit’s early work produced small, rudimentary houses and shelters. This theme of dwelling and abode continues to inform his sculptures in a more abstract yet forceful way, as have an interest in architecture, construction and the broader theme of receptacles. Petit today works mainly in stoneware.
Geometry determines the outlines of his sculptures, which bear the hallmarks of the avant-garde and brutalism. These monolithic works are often structured by the binary opposites of full and empty, form and counter-form, elevation and collapse, convex and concave, mineral and organic. The artist’s most recent works encompass anthropomorphism and abstraction.
Lucien Petit was born in 1957 in Sancerre, in the Berry region of France. He lives and works just outside of La Borne. This village has a centuries-old history of pottery manufacture and is now a thriving community of ceramics artists.
ABOUT THE PICTURALIST
As a retailer, interior designer, hospitality or real estate developer, or private residential client, you know the importance of visual distinction when it comes to creating an inviting space. The Picturalist offers a carefully curated image bank featuring a wide range of sculptures, framed prints, from abstract wall art to modern acrylic prints, black and white photography, diptychs, and triptychs. Our selection features hand-picked emerging artists known for their original vision and unique character, and all of our products are available for purchase online at a trade discount to design professionals. Whether you're looking for the perfect finishing touch for a residential design project or want to elevate your retail or hospitality space, The Picturalist has the art you need, to make a lasting impression.
|Limited Editions||Numbered Editions provided with certificates shipped from Belgium|
|Material Used: Wood||Mahogany Black, Sycomore Natural or Rosewood Natural Depending on the piece|
|Delivery & ETA||Each piece is imported from Belgium and will ship in 4 days. Estimated shipping is 15 business days.|
|Attention to Detail||All pieces are licensed by the original artist and handcrafted by talented artisans in our own art studio in central Java, Indonesia. First opened in 1999, it is rightly reputed as one of the world’s finest woodcrafting workshops, with a dedicated workfor|
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