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The sculptor who gives life to bronzes and marbles

Michel Bassompierre is a French sculptor. His website describes him as “the animal sculptor who gives life to bronzes and marbles.” He is also a geek — I’m not pulling his leg, I’m a lot more than a geek too —  with a knack for Instagram although his birthdate wouldn’t identify him as the ideal target for that platform. He dedicated his life and art, by creating likenesses of endangered species like this larger-than-life gorilla. The reflections on the statue […]

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Iceland poppies

Iceland poppies at Jardin des plantes in Paris – May 2021

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Driftwood sculpture

Driftwood sculpture is very popular, but it’s not always successful. Lately, I stumbled upon one in Sallenelles in Normandy and I was stunned by its beauty and the metaphor it depicted. I love sculpture, my readers know already about that, I have published a good number of posts on statuary et al, but here is sculpture of another kind, anything between land-art and statuary, taken at Sallenelles, a stone’s through from Merville, a place of History where one can visit […]

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