le petit juan

le petit juan

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Marguerittes (30), France
27 works

I was born in Nîmes, the last of a family of three children. A difficult adolescence affected my schooling and even led me on twisted paths, but common sense prevailed.
Entering the world of work was not easy, I worked in various jobs, without ever finding satisfaction.
I had a strong feeling that my place was elsewhere.
It was at the Strasbourg Christmas market that I was attracted to an exhibitor of small works made from metal bolts.
I had the immediate feeling that I would be able to tame this material by being totally foreign to the way it was worked, having never welded it, for example.
Naturally, my inspiration will focus on the bullfighting world of the Camargue and bullfighting.
Once in my makeshift workshop, nothing mattered anymore, all my existential anxieties, my doubts, my fears vanished.
The sense of self-satisfaction with creation took away from me this lack of trust.
It has become vital for me, I am dependent on it, I don’t see my life any other way.
I also discovered that people could love me for what I do, which is why I am the happy hostage.

Self-taught

Novotel Atria Nîmes, feria 2018

Church of the Brothers Preachers Arles, feria 2018

Couleur Nîmes gallery, feria 2017

Espace VAN GOGH, Arles feria 2017

Museum of bullfighting cultures in Béziers, from June to October 2016

Chapel of the Capuchins Aigues-mortes, April 2016

le petit juan's artwork

Casque de gladiateurs stylisé
Casque de gladiateurs stylisé
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Metal Sculpture (55 x 71 cm)
Traje cruz
Traje cruz
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Metal Sculpture (84 x 41 cm)
El pirata
El pirata
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Metal Sculpture (47 x 90 cm)
Capote de paseo
Capote de paseo
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Metal Sculpture (82 x 99 cm)
Indulto
Indulto
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Metal Sculpture (285 x 182 cm)
Cabessa grande
Cabessa grande
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Metal Sculpture (28 x 42 cm)
Tatanka
Tatanka
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Metal Sculpture (38 x 37 cm)
Igor
Igor
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Metal Sculpture (89 x 65 cm)
Tokyo
Tokyo
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Metal Sculpture (43 x 52 cm)
Grichka
Grichka
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Metal Sculpture (66 x 91 cm)
Demi traje pied
Demi traje pied
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Metal Sculpture (31 x 52 cm)
Tète de ouf
Tète de ouf
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Metal Sculpture (13 x 52 cm)
Torero applique
Torero applique
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Metal Sculpture (41 x 48 cm)
Habit de lumière
Habit de lumière
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Metal Sculpture (35 x 58 cm)
Un toro dans le crâne
Un toro dans le crâne
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Metal Sculpture (22 x 27 cm)
Tête de mort mexicaine
Tête de mort mexicaine
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Metal Sculpture (22 x 27 cm)
Hommage à cagancho
Hommage à cagancho
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Metal Sculpture (75 x 120 cm)
Matadordali
Matadordali
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Metal Sculpture (31 x 52 cm)
Toro loco
Toro loco
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Metal Sculpture (53 x 84 cm)
La passe (torero)
La passe (torero)
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Metal Sculpture (72 x 110 cm)
Bandérille-héro
Bandérille-héro
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Metal Sculpture (44 x 66 cm)
Arènes de nîmes
Arènes de nîmes
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Metal Sculpture (42 x 46 cm)
Chaquetilla dos
Chaquetilla dos
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Metal Sculpture (42 x 46 cm)
Torero muerto
Torero muerto
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Metal Sculpture (25 x 41 cm)
Traje del sol
Traje del sol
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Metal Sculpture (41 x 55 cm)
El maestro
El maestro
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Metal Sculpture (70 x 174 cm)
Hommage à chennel
Hommage à chennel
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Metal Sculpture (78 x 102 cm)

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