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Eric Pottier

Born in: 1966

France

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Born in Montfermeil, France in 1966, Eric Pottier grew fascinated early on by conceptual artists such as Lawrence Weiner, Yves Klein, Marcel Duchamp and Nicolas Sanhes. "Self-taught by ignorance", as he defines himself, his sculptures are at the same time controversial, evocative, expressive and poetic.

Appropriating the codes of popular culture, Pottier studied the esthetics of objects and joined the Pop Art movement. His experienced eye enabled him to make his first works, which were directly influenced by industrial materials. It is a playing field that he has known well since his early years as an artist : "Using cement as an artistic material came naturally to me, since it's omnipresent in everyday life. It is by controlling it and mastering it that I have been able to make it express the opposite of what it represents, as in my studies called "Cement Interpretations" ("Cimentiques Interprétations" in French) ...an opposition of two thoughts, of two contrary expressions."

Pottier's works as well as their elements can be understood as a reflection upon consumerism, mirroring our contradictions and questioning the bases of our "pseudo-values". His thinking is oriented towards globalization, excess consumption, power and domination, which are the premises of his practice.

The sculptor presented his famous series "The Story of Anna" ("Chroniques d'Anna" in French), a painted sculpture of avant-garde inspiration. The symbol of the apple becomes a weapon for denunciation. Marked by a resolutely contemporary style, Pottier makes no concessions to trash or extravagance. Symbols of our societies are used to set the scene, subject to his funny interpretation. The artist puts objects of his time to new uses as symbols of a society misguided by the consumer ratio.

Casting himself in the role of a spectator of our world, Eric Pottier sweeps us away into his own world of Utopian thought.

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Eric Pottier, Pomme, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme, 2015
21 x 10 x 10 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna / Pomme coulée, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna / Pomme coulée, 2017
27 x 39 x 36 cm
Sculpture

€1 100

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Eric Pottier, Pomme bleue, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme bleue, 2017
145 x 30 x 30 cm
Sculpture

€2 800

Eric Pottier, Pomme dragon, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme dragon, 2016
14 x 13 x 13 cm
Sculpture

€1 600

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Eric Pottier, Pomme, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme, 2016
14 x 13 x 13 cm
Sculpture

€1 600

Eric Pottier, Pomme et rubis, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme et rubis, 2016
13 x 13 x 13 cm
Sculpture

€1 500

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Eric Pottier, Pomme chenille, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme chenille, 2015
90 x 30 x 30 cm
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€1 850

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna / Ballon bleu, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna / Ballon bleu, 2017
12 x 10 x 10 cm
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€500

Eric Pottier, LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, 2016
22 x 10 x 10 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna / Rose petits pois blancs, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna / Rose petits pois blancs, 2015
23 x 9 x 9 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna / masque blanc, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna / masque blanc, 2015
25 x 9 x 9 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna / gouttes d'eau bleues, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna / gouttes d'eau bleues, 2015
25 x 9 x 9 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna / 8 billard, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna / 8 billard, 2015
25 x 9 x 9 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna code barre, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna code barre, 2016
25 x 9 x 9 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Pomme jaune XL, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme jaune XL, 2017
120 x 50 x 50 cm
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€5 800

Eric Pottier, Pomme rouge XXL, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme rouge XXL, 2017
200 x 50 x 50 cm
Sculpture

€8 500

Eric Pottier, Anna USA , Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Anna USA , 2015
20 x 8 x 8 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Anna rose à pois, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Anna rose à pois, 2015
20 x 8 x 8 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Anna noir, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Anna noir, 2015
20 x 8 x 8 cm
Sculpture

€500

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Eric Pottier, Pomme, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme, 2015
20 x 10 x 10 cm
Sculpture

€550

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Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna - Star, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna - Star, 2016
18 x 8 x 8 cm
Sculpture

€550

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Eric Pottier, Pomme bleue petit format, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme bleue petit format, 2017
10 x 8 x 8 cm
Sculpture

€500

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Eric Pottier, Pomme rouge, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme rouge, 2017
10 x 8 x 8 cm
Sculpture

€500

Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna - Papillon, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna - Papillon, 2016
126 x 40 x 40 cm
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Eric Pottier, Les chroniques d'Anna / Multis couleurs, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Les chroniques d'Anna / Multis couleurs, 2016
10 x 12 x 12 cm
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Eric Pottier, LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, 2016
25 x 10 x 10 cm
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Eric Pottier, LES CHRONIQUE D'ANNA, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

LES CHRONIQUE D'ANNA, 2016
23 x 10 x 10 cm
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Eric Pottier, LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, 2016
22 x 10 x 10 cm
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Eric Pottier, LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

LES CHRONIQUES D'ANNA, 2016
22 x 10 x 10 cm
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Eric Pottier, LES CHRONIQUE D'ANNA, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

LES CHRONIQUE D'ANNA, 2016
22 x 10 x 10 cm
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Eric Pottier, Pomme puzzle, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme puzzle, 2017
15 x 13 x 13 cm
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Eric Pottier, Pomme karl, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme karl, 2015
20 x 10 x 10 cm
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Eric Pottier, Pomme, Sculpture

Eric Pottier

Pomme, 2015
21 x 10 x 10 cm
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