The Trésor d’Angoulême, Jean-Michel Othoniel’s integral work of art
Contemporary Art | Jean-Michel Othoniel has occupied a central position in the contemporary art scene since the 2000s, due to his famous installation in the entrance of the Parisian subway station Palais-Royal ; which was built with Murano glass (his preferred material). Nowadays, the artist has multiplied his projects around the world, revealing a plastic language imbued with theatricality, poetry and oneirism.
Othoniel’s universe, which does not belong to any particular current of thought, is the result of a collaboration with highly qualified artisans that work with glass, textiles, embroidery and passementerie. With his œuvre in situ, The Trésor d’Angoulême, he presents an « explosion of materials based on the idea that beauty leads to holiness ».
In the flamboyant décor of the Cathedral, […]
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