Henri Laurens
French, 1855-1954
2,886 followers
Henri Laurens
French, 1855-1954
2,886 followers
High auction record
$2m, Christie's, 2008
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Modern & Post War,
BAILLY GALLERY
A Taste of Art,
BAILLY GALLERY
2012
French Art 1900-1930,
Statens Museum for Kunst

Henri Laurens began his career creating wood and polychrome plaster sculptures, drawing on the …

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Henri Laurens began his career creating wood and polychrome plaster sculptures, drawing on the tenets of Cubism and adopting such typically Cubist subjects as dissected human figures, guitars, and still lifes. For instance, Clown (1915), which drew on Pablo Picassos’s assemblages, consists of juxtaposed spheres, …

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