Sculpture collection

La sculpture est un médium qui donne vie à l'inspiration de l'artiste sous une forme tridimensionnelle. La Galerie Boccara est fière de présenter des sculptures de renommée internationale d'artistes tels que Pollès, Amedeo Modigliani, Monique Rozanès, René Coutelle, Jean Ipousteguy, Anton Smit, Wang Keping...
Tom Wesselmann
Pollès with his sculpture "Eupalinos"
Showroom Boccara New York 22
Pollès
French sculptor born in 1945, Paris. Pollès studied medicine while attending drawing classes at the Académie Charpentier. In continuity to the tradition of Greek sculpture, his works lie between Brancusi's purity, Henry Moore's figurative abstraction and Modigliani's flowing siluets and forms. Considered as the inventor of the "Organic Cubism".
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Jacques Bescond
Jaques LE BESCOND (born in CAEN in 1945) was young when he started to sculpture. He was particularly fond of wood. His encounter with a craftsman was instrumental in his career as it led him to attend l’Ecole Boulle where he developed his drawing and modeling skills. His work is rapidly recognized and his creativity expands. His initial interest focuses on medieval sculptures, then on restoring churches, castles, garnishing furniture, building polychromes totems, sculpturing ship bows.
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SASAÏ
sculpture Femme
Kyoko SASAÏ
Born in Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Paris. Master's degree from the University of Fine Arts of Musashino (Tokyo). Creation and direction of the Atelier de recherche des arts plastiques (Tokyo) 1994 Set up his studio in Paris.
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Antoine Leclercq
Antoine Leclercq
Antoine Leclercq
Born in 1983, lives and works in Brussels. Contemporary sculptor, his style can be identified as tectonic abstraction. His preferred material is weathered steel. Antoine Leclercq plays with the duality between the massive side of the raw material (in this case, Corten steel) and the unsuspected flexibility of the ironwork. Passionate about gardens and wide-open spaces, he is from a purist school that turns its back on any notion of unnecessary ornamentation. The artist prefers simple, essential forms, with the desire to reveal a certain idea of the pure, almost sacred beauty of things.
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Portrait de Wang Keping
Le couple
Wang Keping
Wang Keping Born in 1949, Wang Keping is one of the founders of contemporary Chinese art, founder of the avant-garde group called « The Stars » (Xing Xing) formed in 1979 and played a key role in the cultural revolution in China in the 1970s, later taking exile in France, where he moved in 1984.
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Jean-Marie Fiori
Born in Limoges, France in 1952, Jean-Marie Fiori graduated from École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris and received a Masters in Fine Arts from Paris Vincennes VII. Prior to delving into sculpture, he worked for years as a painter of decorative interiors specializing in fresco and trompe l’oeil. He is currently based in Paris.
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Jean-Yves Lanvin
Jean-Yves Lanvin
Jean-Yves Lanvin
Jean Yves Lanvin is the great grandson of Jeanne Lanvin, famous founder of the Lanvin Haute Couture House in 1889. He spends his youth in the fashion and arts environment, between the 15 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and the family house in Beaulieu, where he discovers the universe of Paul Iribe and the works of Armand Albert Rateau and Jean Dunand created for Jeanne Lanvin houses and Lanvin Décoration. Jean Yves Lanvin's creativity and vision are expressed through a mineral universe. Rare materials, perfect realization, delicate work with metal and minerals, elegant style allied to the strength of the lines define his unique creations.
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Tom Wesselman
Tom Wesselmann attended Hiram College until 1951 and then studied psychology at the University of Cincinnati. He was drafted into the army in 1952 and, in response, began to draw. He then resumed his studies, enrolling in 1954 at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and in 1956 at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York. During a visit to the MOMA, he was impressed by the works of Robert Motherwell and Willem de Kooning. In 1957, he met Claire Selley, also a student at the Cooper Union, who became his model and his wife in 1963. He had 3 children.
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Tapisserie Chute d'Isard d'Émile Gilioli
Émile Gilioli
The Boccara Gallery has an important collection of Emile Gilioli’s sculptures and tapestries. Among the tapestries signed by the artist we can recognize the classical motifs that distinguish the art of this great and talented man. In these works strong colours are predominant as well as geometric motifs that create a visual balance.
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Anton SMIT
Faith mask
Anton Smit
Anton Smit achieved his first artistic breakthroughs in 1977, he received special mention in the South African Art Association’s New Signatures competition in Pretoria. Two years later he had a great boost when he won first prize in the New Signatures competition.
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Laurence Bonnel
The human figure plays a key role in the works of Laurence Bonnel (born in 1976 in Paris). She creates in particular, architectural silhouettes, almost primitive, which emanates a grand presence. The motif of the human, that of couples and that of the crowd, is recurrent and central in her imagination, and is purified with the formal stylization that immediately evokes the art of Giacometti, or the Cubist bodies of Zadkine.
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René Coutelle
René Coutelle (1927-2012) comes from a dynasty of stonecutters. The sculptor resorts to the art of Ancient Rome, the Caribbean, African and Cambodian art, to rediscover the simple poetry of the stone, to express a primitive and natural beauty that provide harmony and fullness to the material volume.
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Monique Rozanès
Monique Rozanès is a French-Argentinian visual artist: sculptor, painter and designer. Born in Bordeaux in 1936, Rozanès is the only sculptor of the XXth century focusing on plastic material, or synthetic resin.
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