“My soul inclines upon your brow, my dear, where it seems, That autumn, strewn with freckles dreams”*, the lizard seems to be saying to mother nature. A personified nature, deified in a way that evokes ancient Native American religions, in the style of Aztec bas-relief. We find here two dear subjects of reflexion to Michaël Cailloux: nature and dream. A nature created by fantasy, where dreaming offers an image and a feeling. It’s an invocation, setting up the artist to build his personal vision on, to bring us along for a peculiar journey echoing forgotten magic.
Bow saw cutting, etching, aquatint, copper and ink
Size W 20 x H 23 cm
Presented in a case, similar to a jewellery box
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 Design in 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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