- Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne: Art. Work. Life.
- Paul Kasmin
- 19 July 2017 Paul Kasmin
ശ search (Anglais) ␔ Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne: Art. Work. Life. ඒ PDF by Paul Kasmin ග Revered and collected by design connoisseurs and enthusiasts alike, the work of husband and wife team Claude and Franois Xavier Lalanne defies categorization Crossing between sculpture and the functional object, the designs by the Lalannessuch as a hammered brass rhino cum deskare whimsical and elegant with references to ancient French craftsmanship and twentieth century Surrealism.This is the first intimate visual biography of their work, as well as the studio and life of the Lalannes Never before seen photographs of their studio and home lifewhere study models and unfinished sculptures reveal a true portrait of the artists at workare combined with the finished works shown in galleries and gardens, including an installation on the grassy median of Park Avenue in New York and their largest outdoor exhibition at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden outside of Miami.Transforming visual imagery of flora and fauna into delightfully sensual, dreamlike objects, the designs by the Lalannes have been sought by the likes of Yves Saint Laurent, Jacques Grange, and Peter Marino This publication makes their work and process understandable, and ultimately accessible.Paul Kasmin is the owner and principal director of Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, specializing in significant twentieth century and contemporary art. Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne: Art. Work. Life.