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Muselé (with Skolvan)
Description : Smoke-fired stoneware sculpture, cypress wood base, pigment
Date of creation : 2018
Dimensions : 147 cm × 50 cm × 40 cm
Weight : 59 kg
2,600 €
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About the work :

Muselé (with Skolvan)  is a smoky sandstone sculpture by the contemporary artist Cécile Raynal of a young man sitting on a block of cypress wood. He is holding a headless guitar, in its place is a copper string. On the shoulders of the man stands a kind of feminine figure (a muse?), one breast literally entering into his ear.

For the past ten years, the artist has been running art courses in isolated locations such as: prisons, retirement homes, hospitals and on-board cargo ships, inviting their residents to pose for her. These meetings are often fruitful and enriching, creating a place of interaction and deep thought. They are a time to document, in a cinematographic way, and then the sculptures release themselves from their models. Indeed, these works of art will be transformed in the artist’s studio and lean towards fictional representations. As ever in Cecile's sculpture, art and life are interlinked.

This portrait is a part of the ‘Birds and Mothers’ series, conceived in a social centre in Normandy, the area where the sculptor lives. This welcoming place for both children and people in distress, is mainly frequented by women of all ages, who the artist has admired their strength and tenacity. Cecile, however, also seen mothers’ complexity, both tender and possessive. The portraits are covered with the lives and uncertainties of these people with multiple and unique stories. The artist wanted the sculptures to open a door onto tales and that they should tell a journey ‘from the earth to the heavens’. 

Dimensions of the installation with the base: 147 cm x 50 cm x 40 cm 

Dimensions of the base: 114 cm x 37 cm x 27 cm 

Height of the figure: 73 cm

This sculpture is a one-off piece, delivered with a certificate of authenticity.  

Muselé (with Skolvan)

Description : Smoke-fired stoneware sculpture, cypress wood base, pigment
Date of creation : 2018
Dimensions : 147 cm × 50 cm × 40 cm
Weight : 59 kg
2,600 €
This piece of work is already in your basket. If you choose to add it, it will automatically change the quantity. (Countries differences in VAT rates require as many invoices as expedition points).
If you choose to add this piece of work to your basket, it will automatically replace the existing piece unless if it made by the same artist. (Countries differences in VAT rates require as many invoices as expedition points).
A question ?

Contact our experts on +33 (0) 1 40 28 92 28

Our guarantees :
  • Certificate of authenticity signed by the artist
  • Secure payment
  • Money back guarantee (valid a fortnight within EU)
  • Delivery by specialized transporter
  • Delivery insurance included in shipping costs
  • Shipping costs based on delivery destination
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