Thomas Faisant

Thomas Faisant

VINCENNES (94), France
16 works

The direct cutting on limestone guides my creative process. Hard limestones (Burgundy limestones, marbles...) and soft limestones are my favourite materials. Each time I look for archaic organic forms, which unfold. Vegetable, animal. To bring about the advent of unclassified primitive living beings. CALCANIMALIS is the search for a new organicity. A kind of stone dream, which would like to "reconcile" the limestone with its memory dimension. To give life to these plant beings - imaginary animals, which evolve below the human, at the edge of the human. To also find a certain rhythm: slowness - movement - deployment. The cutting technique is mixed, although mainly manual: tips, knives, vibrating hammer, rotating tools. For some parts: possibility of a full-size plaster duplicate, obtained by silicone molding.

3 years training in direct stone-cutting: Atelier de Paris Glacière ABA Mairie de Paris (Paris 13).

Exhibition at the MEDIART Gallery 109 rue Quincampoix Paris 3e, From 11 to 28 January 2018. (Joint exhibition:" Shells": A series of collages by ThaddéeA partir des gravures de l’Encyclopédie Diderot d’Alembert)

Thomas Faisant's artwork

Calcanimalis 13 - calcaire massangis
Calcanimalis 13 - calcaire massangis
$28,038
Stone Sculpture (8 x 20 in)
Calcanimalis 18 - calcaire tendre
Calcanimalis 18 - calcaire tendre
$7,851
Stone Sculpture (12 x 7 in)
Calcanimalis 17 - calcaire saint maximin
Calcanimalis 17 - calcaire saint maximin
$7,851
Stone Sculpture (12 x 9 in)
Calcanimalis 16 - marbre de carrare
Calcanimalis 16 - marbre de carrare
$29,159
Marble Sculpture (10 x 15 in)
Calcanimalis 15 - calcaire saint maximin
Calcanimalis 15 - calcaire saint maximin
$7,851
Stone Sculpture (9 x 20 in)
Calcanimalis 3 - calcaire saint maximin
Calcanimalis 3 - calcaire saint maximin
$28,038
Stone Sculpture (14 x 11 in)
Calcanimalis 12 - marbre de carrare
Calcanimalis 12 - marbre de carrare
$13,458
Marble Sculpture (8 x 7 in)
Calcanimalis 11 - calcaire massangis
Calcanimalis 11 - calcaire massangis
$13,458
Stone Sculpture (20 x 14 in)
Calcanimalis 14 - bronze
Calcanimalis 14 - bronze
$2,804
Bronze Sculpture (5 x 7 in)
Calcanimalis 4 - calcaire massangis
Calcanimalis 4 - calcaire massangis
$29,159
Stone Sculpture (20 x 17 in)
Calcanimalis 9 - marbre de carrare
Calcanimalis 9 - marbre de carrare
$4,486
Marble Sculpture (11 x 7 in)
Calcanimalis 8 - calcaire massangis
Calcanimalis 8 - calcaire massangis
$5,383
Stone Sculpture (15 x 8 in)
Calcanimalis 5 - calcaire saint maximin
Calcanimalis 5 - calcaire saint maximin
$3,028
Stone Sculpture (10 x 18 in)
Calcanimalis 2
Calcanimalis 2
$3,028
Stone Sculpture (15 x 11 in)
Calcanimalis 1
Calcanimalis 1
$3,028
Stone Sculpture (17 x 14 in)
Calcanimalis 10
Calcanimalis 10
$3,028
Stone Sculpture (11 x 7 in)

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