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Chantal Lacout

France Born in: 1943
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Chantal Lacout was born in 1943 in Le Blanc, France. As a young child, she played with clay and had an immediate draw towards creating art. Years later, she lived in the 14th arrondissement in Paris, not far from Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti’s studio. She was immersed in the artist's work which continues to influence her own. She studied art at L'école Des Beaux Arts, and soon participated in numerous exhibitions in France and abroad. 

Lacout began showing her work in different galleries and selling to multiple collectors and museums. Over the years she has explored a variety of style and technique, but her repetitive theme of the couple remains continuously visible throughout her artwork. Her sculptures depict emotions that dwell within us all as a human race, and give substance and visibility to those emotions. The titles given to her sculptures often draw a connection with a book of poems titled Toi et Moi by French author Paul Geraldy. They provide the means for her to explore emotions which reveal all the phases of the couple.

In both subject matter and technique, the artist creates a symphony of powerful, fragile and sensitive content. These sculptures balance one another, proving to be immensely compelling and impressive. The works are heavily informed by lived experience and by the artist's personality and lifestyle. In personifying what is real and universal to the human soul, Lacout captures a subtle sense of eternity and grace. She currently lives and works in France.

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Chantal Lacout, Intimité, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Intimité, 2017
30 x 7 x 1.5 inch


Chantal Lacout, Les Amoureux, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Les Amoureux, 1999
71.5 x 5 x 7 inch


Chantal Lacout, Elle, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Elle, 2017
45 x 4 x 3 inch


Chantal Lacout, Nous, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Nous, 2017
73.5 x 8 x 5 inch


Chantal Lacout, Femme Amphore, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Femme Amphore, 2017
66 x 5 x 3 inch


Chantal Lacout, Reflets, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Reflets, 2018
35 x 6 x 3 inch


Chantal Lacout, Je c'est nous, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Je c'est nous, 2019
32 x 9 x 1.5 inch


Chantal Lacout, Corps et âme, Sculpture

Chantal Lacout

Corps et âme, 2017
31.5 x 5 x 4 inch


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