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Philippe Buil, Belisama Les Iliades

Philippe Buil Belisama Les Iliades, 2019

Sculpture 19.7 x 15.7 x 5.9 inch Unique artwork


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Philippe Buil, Belisama Les Iliades
  • Offered by the gallery

    Galerie Art Pluriel Rive Droite
    Saint-Etienne - France

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • Medium

    Sculpture : steel, glass

  • Themes


  • Support

    Sculpture sold with steel pedestal
    Dimensions of pedestal: 0.2 x 6.7 x 4.7 inch

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    19.7 x 15.7 x 5.9 inch

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  • About the artwork

    Sculpture of a woman bust in steel lace with blue glass.
    To create this sculpture, Philippe Buil melted drip steel to create the metal lace. He prepared the glass part by fusing crushed glass and then thermoforming it while taking care to leave some holes reminiscent of the metal lace. He then assembled this blue glass piece on his right shoulder.

    Part of the blue color comes to cover the steel lace.
    This sculpture can be lit from behind to add to the transparency of the glass.


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Philippe Buil

Born in: 1964


Emergent Artist

Philippe Buil is a French artist living in Saint-Étienne, france. He creates unique bronze and steel works. Growing up in a family of artists, the choice to become a sculptor came naturally to him.

Bernard Boscher, an art critic from Cambridge Art Expertise, defines Philippe Buil as an engineer / sculptor who gives birth in his studio to strange or classical, but revisited forms.

Philippe Buil created a series of sculptures obtaining an effect by hand hammering the heated metal. He develops the technique of the facettes that allows him to cut the bronze in sheets and build forms and volumes.

Philippe Buil has developed a process that he calls "metal tears", consisting of melting bronze and steel. Drop after drop, he builds the shapes he imagines that look like ethereal lace. The alchemy of these techniques allows him associations that give birth to unique works.

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