Two birthdays for the price of one. The Gruss like to think big. This year, under their marquee set up in the Bois de Boulogne, they are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their presence in Paris and the 80th birthday of Patriarch Alexis. As the years go by, their track always turns square. With exponential energy due to the involvement of a growing and expanding family. The 7th generation is still in the jersey but the 6th, in the guise of the grandchildren of the master squire, testifies to the solidity of the succession.
Take the twins Alexandre and Charles, acrobats as if born on the rump of a horse, who multiply the numbers at full speed. They juggle at full gallop, taking their momentum to jump from the ground to the horse in these jockey acts that Uncle Firmin always executes with an air of nothingness, power and precision intact. Because the Gruss family has passed on numbers to each other, just as in other families of jewellery or chests of drawers.
A rhythmic staging
In the middle, there is always a horse. Aerobatics or dressage...
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