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Two balloons of blown glass, of various sizes, contain a volume of air equivalent to the different expirations of the artist according to his physical capacity at the moment of breath.
The work meets one of Michel François" concerns: the hollow representation of the imprints of the human body in action, capable of …

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In his sculptures, photographs, and videos, Michel François demonstrates our conflicting desires to both create and destroy the world we inhabit. For example, his 2011 work Pièce Détachée (Spare Parts) is an ephemeral network of magnetic spheres attached to metal rods that freely deploy themselves; the structure maintains balance due to the electromagnetic forces between the elements. Striving to reveal the essential fragility of humanity, François often plays on the interactivity between the spectator, the work, and its space.

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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2020
Michel FrançoisXavier Hufkens
Michel Francoiscarlier | gebauer
2018
Michel FrançoisAlfonso Artiaco
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Souffles dans le verre (noir), 2006

Verre soufflé noir
99 1/5 × 7 9/10 × 5 9/10 in
252 × 20 × 15 cm
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Paris, London
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Two balloons of blown glass, of various sizes, contain a volume of air equivalent to the different …

Medium
Certificate of authenticity
Included

In his sculptures, photographs, and videos, Michel François demonstrates our conflicting desires to both create and destroy the world we inhabit. For example, his 2011 work Pièce Détachée (Spare Parts) is an ephemeral network of magnetic spheres attached to metal rods that freely deploy themselves; the structure maintains balance due to the electromagnetic forces between the elements. Striving to reveal the essential fragility of humanity, François often plays on the interactivity between the spectator, the work, and its space.

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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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