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Le Baiser

Laure Simoneau

Laure Simoneau’s sculpture “The Kiss” catches the electric energy between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Laure sculpts the iconic couple using only iron wire, cutting and shaping space, giving it substance. A perfect gift for yourself or someone you love. Read more

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The Bogart-Bacall partnership was unique in the Hollywood of the 1940s for the new style of sexual equality they incarnated. Bacall, whose “cat’s eyes never blinked before Bogart’s scowls” was the perfect match for Bogart’s rugged cynicism.

As a wire sculptor (fildeferiste, in French), Laure Simoneau follows the lines that link the sensual, sophisticated couple.

Signed by the artist.

Why we love this: When placed in a light, the shadows dance playfully on the wall.

Created in: Paris, France

Materials & techniques: Hammered iron wire, steel stand

Dimensions: W x D x H / 19.5" x 3.1" x 19.5" / 50 cm x 8 cm x 50 cm

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Reference code: LSIMLEBAISER

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Laure Simoneau

Wire Sculptor, Paris, France

Taking an ordinary piece of wire, Laure Simoneau hammers, twists, solders, caresses and cajoles it until it becomes, in a transcendent leap, a face, a hand, a body, or speaks to us in a word, a phrase, a poem. Laure Simoneau’s sculptures are an invitation to travel to a more...

  • Handcrafted in France. In a celebration of craftsmanship and manufactoring traditions, we tour each French region to bring you our curated selection of exceptional homeware, gifts and collectibles.

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