Tag: Saturday sculpture

Sculpture Saturday #42

Leaving behind French civic sculptures and installations, I’m now heading to ones I’ve found in museums. From the the series “The Theatre of Disappearance” are these marble and nylon legs (2017)  by Argentinian Adrián Villar Rojas (1980 – ). While the marble comes from… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #42”

Sculpture Saturday #41

There’s one more prominent sculpture in Cagnes sur Mer that I’ve yet to cover. This one’s at the entrance to the hippodrome (race course). It’s a 3.25 metre (10 1/2 feet)  bronze of a horse (2007) in full flight called « Il n’y a… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #41”

Sculpture Saturday #40

After last weeks’ butterfly installation on La Promenade des Arts in Cagnes sur Mer, here’s another. Dans les Filets du vent by local artists Setch is intended to evoke the fishing heritage of Cagnes sur Mer. The name is taken from the line of… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #40”

Sculpture Saturday #39

After my series of sculptures from the gardens of The Fondation Maeght, one of my favourite museums of modern art, I’m returning to examples of local civic art installations. This installation on La Promenade des Arts in Cagnes sur Mer is by local artist… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #39”

Sculpture Saturday #38

The Fondation Maeght is one of my favourite museums of modern art. It’s situated on a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence, not too far from where I live. It was established in 1964 by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and houses paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics and… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #38”

Sculpture Saturday #37

The Fondation Maeght is one of my favourite museums of modern art. It’s situated on a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence, not too far from where I live. It was established in 1964 by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and houses paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics and… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #37”

Sculpture Saturday #36

The Fondation Maeght is one of my favourite museums of modern art. It’s situated on a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence, not too far from where I live. It was established in 1964 by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and houses paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics and… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #36”

Sculpture Saturday #35

The Fondation Maeght is one of my favourite museums of modern art. It’s situated on a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence, not too far from where I live. It was established in 1964 by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and houses paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics and… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #35”

Sculpture Saturday #34

Last week’s sculpture #33 was of Picasso, while this one is from the Picasso Museum in Antibes whose terrace is home to a permanent collection of remarkable sculptures by Germaine Richier, Joan Miró, Bernard Pagès, Anne and Patrick Poirier. This one, Jupiter and Enceladus… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #34”

Sculpture Saturday #33

Last week’s sculpture #32 was by Picasso, while this week’s is of Picasso by Gabriël Sterk. It’s an oversized bronze cast of his head which has been installed in Place des Patriotes, Mougins, standing 2.4m (8 ft) high and weighing roughly 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds).… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #33”