Allen Jones is a legend of English pop art.
And a character who still manages to raise controversy, at 84, with her female sculptures, hieratic like the goddesses of Egyptian art, who wear the leather and high heels of dominatrixes.
Christian Louboutin, shoe designer who left his red mark on the world of fashion, is rethinking his Parisian exhibition last year and offering a new version at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco, from July 9 to August 28.
A fan of Allen Jones, this Egyptian art enthusiast wants to “give form to his paintings and promote a certain idea of perfection”.
Meet a very subtle gentleman whose statues all look like his wife Deirdre.
- Are your sculptures more difficult to accept today, at the time of #MeToo, than in the rich years of pop art in London?
No, I think that each era creates its own constraints.
Maybe that amplifies the antagonisms a bit.
I do not really know…
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