Dualité II, 2023

by Bernard Métranve

Sculpture : bronze, bronze patina 35 x 24 x 7 cm 13.8 x 9.4 x 2.8 inch

$4,382

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About the artwork

Type

Numbered and limited to 5 copies

1 copy available

Signature

Hand-signed by artist

Authenticity

Sold with certificate of Authenticity from the gallery

Invoice from the gallery


Medium

Sculpture: bronze, bronze patina

Dimensions cm inch

35 x 24 x 7 cm 13.8 x 9.4 x 2.8 inch Height x Width x Depth

Support

Dimensions of pedestal: 3 x 24 x 7 cm 1.2 x 9.4 x 2.8 inch

Display

The sculpture cannot be displayed outdoors


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Abstract artworks

Abstract art

Black

Sky blue

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: France

New creation by the sculptor (2023). The artist, in a spirit of purification and simplification, continues to explore the world of Clares and Codex.
The piece presented is the first in a series of 5 maximum.
Very beautiful nuanced dark green patina.
Signature engraved by the artist - Stamp of the founder Paumelle on the base.
The base and stem are in black patinated brass.
Shipped in reinforced crate with insurance. Certificate of authenticity attached to the sculpture.
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About the seller

Galerie Alfart-LBK • France

Artsper seller since 2016

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Collector’s Guide

Bernard Métranve

Bernard Métranve

France  • 1949

Bernard Métranve is a French artist born in the French Ardennes in 1949. After studying literature, he turned towards sculpture at a young age.

His long journeys in West Africa and South America (Costa Rica and Colombia) have influenced the techniques and the materials he uses. In Africa, he practiced mainly carving directly on wood and ceramic. In America and Europe, he preferred working in bronze. In 1989 he meet a skilled founder, Abel Marta, from the Susse Foundry in Paris, this meeting was a crucial moment because his work on bronze was greatly influenced from this meeting.

Bernard Metranve's artistic expression is at the boundary of abstraction. Through curves and contrasts, he questions the human’s position in the environment, fundamental to the artist, it can be reassuring or scary. In the series « Errances » and « Les Processionnaires », he develops a reflexion about the human role in the chaos of the universe. The overlap of a natural object and a human object in the series « Cascades », « Rivières » and « Les Métamorphoses » also aims a reflexion.
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