Lionel Auvergne

Lionel Auvergne


Lionel Auvergne was born in 1952 in Nice.

In 1968, he joined the School of Fine Arts of Reims, then to the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1971 and received his diploma in sculpture.
However his training will be primarily in contact with works in major Parisian and European museums.

Auvergne working a lot drawing, because for him, "you must practice drawing as a practical musician his art, come back, come back always."

The theme of the exhibition is "Balance". The subject is the human body in the repetition of poses.

The design almost always precedes the sculpture. It is part of the sculptor preparation work.
Lionel Auvergne that since the beginning of his career draw and model the human body, by focusing increasingly on the move, is no exception to the rule. It also recognizes that the drawing is essential for carving. "It is, he says, a daily reflection". I think the grass before humanity, before language. In a space where grass would have slept a beast, and then kept in,
insue of all consciousness, shape, for a moment.

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