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Laure Simoneau

Laure Simoneau’s graceful wire sculpture "On My Lips" sublimates poetic sentiments in a unique and intriguing work of art. In the footsteps of Alexander Calder,  her wire sculptures create substance out of nothing: the space between the wires becomes tangible, and the sculpture comes to life. Impress your guests with this conversation starter! Read more


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The girl rises like a flower from a single stem, like the Little Prince’s rose. Her long hair falls about her face in gentle locks. Like the material of which she is created, she is delicate, forged from thin wire, yet at the same time strong and resilient, hammered on a blacksmith’s anvil. The single touch of color in her red lips is the subtle accent that brings the portrait to life.

A wire sculptor (fildeferiste, in French) is like a tight-rope walker, following the fine line to its conclusion.

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 / 23.6" x 3.9" x 34.6" / 60 cm x 10 cm x 88 cm

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Reference code: LSIMMELAN

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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...

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