The plants, beasts, fish and insects that populate our countryside have always been an immediate source of inspiration for Michaël Cailloux, and still-life is his favourite theme. Hence his signature, the fly, bringing life where there was none… Drawing on various influences, «Cameo» references the era of Pharaohs and Egypt at its grandest, by putting the first engravings of beetles in jewel form. The beetle was a symbol of rebirth for the dead, and a protective talisman for the living.
“Cameo” – Size L.16,6 x H.18,2 cm – Unique artwork
Michaël Cailloux reappropriates the copper sheets used to print his etchings by working them according to classic jewel making techniques: bow saw, internal and external cutting, embossing and chiseling. Discover Michaël Cailloux’s Craft.
Michaël Cailloux has been passionate about drawing since childhood. Sketching and doodling are second nature to this exceptional artist who graduated from the renown École Duperré School of Designin Paris in 1998. His dissertation was dedicated entirely to the 18th century fly… Further information
Michaël Cailloux reappropriates the copper sheets used to print his etchings by working them according to classic jewel making techniques: bow saw, internal and external cutting, embossing and chiseling. He thereby creates sculptures he refers to as “wall jewels”… Further information
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A décor inspired by the bottom of the Red Sea, which Michaël Cailloux discovered on a trip to Egypt. For a wallpaper fragment that speaks of depth and dreams. Wallpaper fragment – 40 X 50 cm
Paper : superior quality matt weave effect wallpaper – 140g/m2
Limited edition : 20 copies
Michaël Cailloux’s lucky animal, the fly of these golden droplets is a symbol of life, where the swarm becomes the breasts and the buzzing, the origin of fertile creation. The golden reflections are countless and the myriad of sparkles seem to be birthing the essence of the world to offer to the audience the sweet hypnosis of a glistening ocean.
Bow saw cutting, etching, aquatint, copper, gold-plated and ink
Size W 17 X H 15.5 cm
Presented in a case, similar to a jewellery box
Unique artwork Prices on request
In Ancient Rome, the atrium was the heart of the house. Often richly decorated with statues of the family and symbols of wealth and ancestry, it served as a well of light and reception. Michael Cailloux has imagined this silk square to embody the refinement and order of the age; a timeless classic.