Sometimes you have to go back twice to read the cartels presenting the works exhibited at the Révélations show. The high mass of crafts held until Sunday at the Grand Palais ephemeral, in Paris, is a real lesson in things at the heart of a resolutely artistic universe. The poster sets the tone, featuring the creations of the Japanese Kuniko Maeda. This sculptor on paper revisits the traditional technique of kakishibu, the lacquer of persimmon tannin ("unripe", says the cartel) to associate it with cut papers. Thus are born sculptures as aerial as strange.
Another stand, another technique: at Aurélie Abadie and Samuel Sauques, it is the glass that is jostled. This couple with the city and the workshop was selected among the ten laureates who illustrate the creativity of this biennial on the occasion of its tenth anniversary. Natural flowers, wax, sand compose their creations. On the front side a face, on the stack side an interlacing of shortbread flowers, a kind of biscuit tempura...
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