Bloc VIII, 2021

by Delphine Brabant

Sculpture : terracotta 23 x 20 x 16 cm

$4,406
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Unique work

Signature

Engraved signature

Authenticity

Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the artist

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Medium

Sculpture: terracotta

Dimensions cm inch

23 x 20 x 16 cm Height x Width x Depth

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The sculpture cannot be displayed outdoors


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Abstract artworks

Geometric

Geometric abstraction

Cube

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: France

Bloc VIII is a terracotta sculpture by French artist Delphine Brabant.
Delphine Brabant, whose work is inspired by the idea of construction, assembles and weaves a variety of shapes and simple lines to create her abstract sculptures in the manner of an architect. The contemporary artist favours precise geometric shapes and centres her research on the idea of balance. She is inspired by verticality, horizontality, and the interaction between fullness and emptiness.
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Galerie Artistics • France

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Delphine Brabant

Delphine Brabant

France  • 1964

Delphine Brabant's work inspires a feeling close to oxymoron: a form that combines two opposing ideas and thus generates an expressive force. This oxymoron is illustrated in turn in a search for disorder in equilibrium or for equilibrium in disorder, ordered entanglements, precarious stability, fragile strength, rigorous sensitivity, obsessive harmony.

The inspiration arises from an assembly of multiple geometric shapes, interwoven with each other, giving rise to taut and refined lines in a construction impulse, evoking an architecture. It is in fact through the play of shadow and light created by the alternation of empty and full that the form vibrates, as if stretched by all these contradictory forces. The use of different materials, plaster, earth, concrete, even steel, participates in this sensitive research which navigates between the force of evocation and the softness of illusion. It emerges from this alliance of forms and materials, an almost telluric energy coming to join an inspiration never far from the spiritual.

Originally from Lille, Delphine Brabant comes from a family of painters. Very early on, she turned to sculpture. A pupil of Jean-Marc Lange in the 1990s, she now lives and works in the Paris region.


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