le petit juan

le petit juan

4 fans

Marguerittes (30), France
21 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

El pirata
El pirata
$23,813
Metal Sculpture (19 x 35 in)
Capote de paseo
Capote de paseo
$3,101
Metal Sculpture (32 x 39 in)
Indulto
Indulto
$47,627
Metal Sculpture (112 x 72 in)
Tète de ouf
Tète de ouf
$1,551
Metal Sculpture (5 x 20 in)
Torero applique
Torero applique
$1,440
Metal Sculpture (16 x 19 in)
Hommage à aigues-mortes
Hommage à aigues-mortes
$4,209
Metal Sculpture (56 x 50 in)
Habit de lumière
Habit de lumière
$1,440
Metal Sculpture (14 x 23 in)
Un toro dans le crâne
Un toro dans le crâne
$2,880
Metal Sculpture (9 x 11 in)
Tête de mort mexicaine
Tête de mort mexicaine
$2,104
Metal Sculpture (9 x 11 in)
Hommage à cagancho
Hommage à cagancho
$3,877
Metal Sculpture (30 x 47 in)
Matadordali
Matadordali
$7,199
Metal Sculpture (12 x 20 in)
Toro loco
Toro loco
$1,108
Metal Sculpture (21 x 33 in)
La passe (torero)
La passe (torero)
$2,769
Metal Sculpture (28 x 43 in)
El matador
El matador
$7,753
Metal Sculpture (35 x 47 in)
Bandérille-héro
Bandérille-héro
$2,437
Metal Sculpture (17 x 26 in)
Arènes de nîmes
Arènes de nîmes
$2,880
Metal Sculpture (17 x 18 in)
El maestro
El maestro
$5,206
Metal Sculpture (28 x 69 in)
Chaquetilla dos
Chaquetilla dos
$3,655
Metal Sculpture (17 x 18 in)
Torero muerto
Torero muerto
Sold
Metal Sculpture (10 x 16 in)
Traje del sol
Traje del sol
Sold
Metal Sculpture (16 x 22 in)
Hommage à chennel
Hommage à chennel
Sold
Metal Sculpture (31 x 40 in)

What they're saying: KAZoART Customers