Michaël Cailloux explores the theme of ex-voto, the inside of the body, especially the organs that resemble plants and flowers. Here, the kidney becomes a lace-like delicate flower. Origin of origins, he brings us in his heart of hearts, where ideas are born, all the possibilities, dreams and breaths of what is to become. The subconscious shapes itself, sculpture as automatic writing and an artist whose art is a soft invitation to dream-like explorations.
Bow saw cutting, etching, aquatint, copper and ink
Size W 14.5 X H 18.5 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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