In love with still life, Michaël Cailloux performs an autumnal symphony in which two calm fishes slide in a whirl of golden foliage. Homage to the great masters of classical painting, this wall jewellery takes on its full dimension in the abundance of details. Fins delicately chiselled, a myriad of scales. As for leaves, limbs, veins, stalks, they all seem to have been petrified and are calling memories of life, which were once in them.
Bow saw cutting, etching, aquatint, copper and ink
Size W 23.5 x H 26.5 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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