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ISBN-10: 2080300717

ISBN-13: 9782080300713

Edition: 2009

Authors: Daniel Abadie

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Francois-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, a French husband-and-wife team of sculptors, have worked side by side for more than half a century. Their art is complementary, and both draw from the humor and spontaneity of surrealism while maintaining their individuality. Drawing from the grand tradition of French animaliers like Barye and Pompon, Francois-Xavier creates opulent and utilitarian pieces such as the whimsical rhinoceros desk, a "Tin of Sardines" bed, and his famous sheep chairs. Claude's intimate and spontaneous universe ranges from nature-inspired jewelry and furniture to monumental sculpture. Pierre Berge, Yves Saint Laurent, and Salvador Dali have all commissioned work from Claudeher…    
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/25/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 10.75" wide x 14.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 7.546
Language: English

Creativity taken at its word
From Breton's Nuit du Tournesol to Lyre-Flower
Claude, Francois, Jean, and the rest
Shell and compass
Keeping watch