Alexandre Behot

Alexandre Behot

7 fans

Sagy (95), France
37 works

I discovered the foundry by chance. Moreover, in retrospect, my life often seems to me like a succession of happy accidents. However, it was perhaps from my first contact with molten metal (in 2008) that I began to really force fate. It was a slap, an emotion, a love at first sight, go through all the galvaudeous figures that suit you, I had found my way. The foundry. Take metal, an alloy, wear over high heat: it melts! pour the liquid into a mold (or elsewhere). Serve cold. Since then I have been exploring the many sides of this discipline. First an engineer, then a craftsman, then an artist. I like to imagine myself as the explorer of a terra incognita with no horizon that would be the whole of what can be done with liquid metal. After studying and practicing traditional art casting techniques I started looking for alternatives/biais/dévoiements. Not in a scientific, quantitative, measured way... but not just any way. What drives me is the tension of the casting and the surprise of the opening of the mould that follows it. Let myself be suspended by the metal that has more or less bent to my will, observe how it has taken over the spaces of freedom that I have created for it. Epiphany or disappointment, the chasing and patina then begin a creative dialogue with the material, from the raw material to the sculpture. I explore new craft techniques in order to draw from them artistic forms that I hope will be new, but also sensitive and evocative.

Engineer from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers - 2012

Diploma of the year of specialisation of the Ecole Supérieure de Fonderie et de Forge - 2013

Artists in May - Frémainville - 2018

The gardens of Montagny - Montagny en Vexin - 2018

Les Possibles - Chaumont - 2017

Creators’ shop - Cergy - 2017

SIPC - Carrousel du Louvre - 2017

NALH - Cergy - 2016

Alexandre Behot's artwork

Petit bateau
Petit bateau
$240
Bronze Sculpture (7 x 3 in)
Coulée sauvage - 4
Coulée sauvage - 4
$804
Metal Sculpture (12 x 10 in)
Coulée sauvage - 3
Coulée sauvage - 3
$748
Metal Sculpture (11 x 7 in)
Coulée sauvage - 2
Coulée sauvage - 2
$480
Metal Sculpture (12 x 5 in)
Coulée sauvage - 1
Coulée sauvage - 1
$525
Metal Sculpture (9 x 5 in)
Tension-7
Tension-7
$792
Bronze Sculpture (7 x 6 in)
Tension-6
Tension-6
$725
Bronze Sculpture (6 x 5 in)
Tension-5
Tension-5
$692
Bronze Sculpture (7 x 5 in)
Tension-4
Tension-4
$915
Bronze Sculpture (7 x 7 in)
Tension-3
Tension-3
$871
Bronze Sculpture (6 x 6 in)
Tension-2
Tension-2
$926
Bronze Sculpture (7 x 6 in)
Tension-1
Tension-1
$826
Bronze Sculpture (6 x 7 in)
Nomisma-9
Nomisma-9
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-8
Nomisma-8
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-7
Nomisma-7
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-6
Nomisma-6
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-5
Nomisma-5
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-4
Nomisma-4
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-3
Nomisma-3
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-2
Nomisma-2
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Nomisma-1
Nomisma-1
$603
Bronze Sculpture (10 x 6 in)
Forme de camembert coulant
Forme de camembert coulant
$1,205
Metal Sculpture (4 x 2 in)
Forme de quignon
Forme de quignon
$368
Metal Sculpture (2 x 2 in)
Forme de muesli caustique dans bol
Forme de muesli caustique dans bol
$759
Metal Sculpture (5 x 5 in)
Forme d'apéritifs en orgie
Forme d'apéritifs en orgie
$469
Metal Sculpture (5 x 3 in)
Forme de petits buissonniers
Forme de petits buissonniers
$313
Metal Sculpture (2 x 2 in)
Forme de gaufres
Forme de gaufres
$379
Metal Sculpture (7 x 3 in)
Forme de gaufre
Forme de gaufre
$268
Metal Sculpture (3 x 3 in)
Forme de biscuit et résidu d'emballage
Forme de biscuit et résidu d'emballage
$391
Metal Sculpture (8 x 2 in)
Forme de gaufrettes
Forme de gaufrettes
$257
Metal Sculpture (3 x 2 in)
Forme d'ananas
Forme d'ananas
$1,328
Metal Sculpture (9 x 4 in)
Petit bateau écorché - 2
Petit bateau écorché - 2
Sold
Bronze Sculpture (6 x 2 in)
Petit bateau écorché - 3
Petit bateau écorché - 3
Sold
Bronze Sculpture (7 x 2 in)
Petit bateau écorché - 1
Petit bateau écorché - 1
Sold
Bronze Sculpture (7 x 3 in)
Petit bateau canonné
Petit bateau canonné
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Bronze Sculpture (7 x 3 in)
Forme de résidu de tablette de chocolat
Forme de résidu de tablette de chocolat
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Metal Sculpture (1 x 0 in)
Forme de bananes en couple
Forme de bananes en couple
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Metal Sculpture (6 x 3 in)