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Bernard Métranve

Bernard Métranve

Renowned Artist Renowned Artist

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BARBIZON (77), France
36 works

Born in 1949 in Mézières, Bernard Métranve was convinced from early childhood that he would become a visual artist and that he would follow the path of artists like Brancusi, and Moore. Very impressed by the Early Arts, he designed a sculpture based on spontaneity, purity of lines, surprising beauty and the strangeness of nature.

Many exhibitions follow the tropical countries where he successively lives: Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire and Colombia. In 1989, he definitively returned to France and set up his workshop in an old winery in the Loiret region. The meeting of a foundryman will decide him to favour bronze sculpture.

From 2015, he and his wife will move to Barbizon. He created his new workshop there. After a long analogical period, the current works are mainly abstract. It is an abstraction inspired by natural forms but which seeks to include architectural rhythms.

- Bachelor's degree in 1968
- Licence in 1970
- Master's degree in literature in 1971
- Watercolour and drawing courses of Costa Rican painter Cristina fournier 1972-1973
- Ceramic courses in Bouaké (1983)
- Professional artist registered at the Maison des Artistes (1989)
- Modelling and drawing courses at the IAV in Orléans 1991
- Training courses in moulding and modelling

Solo exhibitions

2018: HORIZON 4, Exhibition at Espace Marc Jacquet in Barbizon: one sculptor And 3 painters (Métranve, Alain Bonnefoit, Sen Shombit, Le Prince)
2014: Les Ormes Gallery in Courtenay
2006: Taylor Gallery at the Taylor Foundation, Paris
2004: Alizée Gallery, Orléans
1989: BuraK Gallery, Bogota
1981: Sainte Agnès Crypt (St Eustache Church), Paris

Group exhibitions

Since 2015, he has been exhibiting permanently at the Alfart-LBK Gallery in Barbizon
2012: Salon Sculptures en Liberté in Roquebrune sur Argens
2010: Figuration Critique (Espace Kiron, Paris)
1999: Réalités Nouvelles 2000 Salon de Mai
SALONS 1991-92 Salon des Artistes Français
1989 : Salon des Artistes Orléanais (Prix Martin Pourret)

Bernard Métranve's artwork

Clares IV
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Clares IV
$5,568
Bronze Sculpture (24 x 36 cm)
La feuille
new
La feuille
$10,440
Bronze Sculpture (52 x 79 cm)
Clares III
Clares III
$7,424
Bronze Sculpture (26 x 46 cm)
Fleur d’Écume
Fleur d’Écume
$5,336
Bronze Sculpture (36 x 22 cm)
La feuille
La feuille
$12,528
Bronze Sculpture (54 x 81 cm)
Codex 2
Codex 2
$7,192
Bronze Sculpture (33 x 47 cm)
Corex - petite sphinge
Corex - petite sphinge
$9,976
Bronze Sculpture (41 x 64 cm)
Interrogation
Interrogation
$6,264
Bronze Sculpture (29 x 38 cm)
Codex 2
Codex 2
$7,656
Bronze Sculpture (34 x 53 cm)
Codex IV
Codex IV
$7,714
Bronze Sculpture (29 x 45 cm)
Le pélican
Le pélican
$7,308
Bronze Sculpture (23 x 46 cm)
Le songe apaisé
Le songe apaisé
$4,176
Bronze Sculpture (30 x 10 cm)
Codex III
Codex III
$6,148
Bronze Sculpture (25 x 32 cm)
Son visage c'est la vie
Son visage c'est la vie
$6,612
Bronze Sculpture (34 x 38 cm)
Le miracle de l'eau
Le miracle de l'eau
$10,440
Bronze Sculpture (25 x 60 cm)
Parfums
Parfums
$5,684
Bronze Sculpture (43 x 33 cm)
Codex 1
Codex 1
$7,307
Bronze Sculpture (37 x 45 cm)
Crépuscule
Crépuscule
$4,524
Bronze Sculpture (14 x 29 cm)
Les incertitudes du désir
Les incertitudes du désir
$5,800
Bronze Sculpture (32 x 30 cm)
Wasserfall II
Wasserfall II
$3,712
Bronze Sculpture (13 x 33 cm)
Tête de cheval
Tête de cheval
$7,250
Bronze Sculpture (27 x 45 cm)
Assaut
Assaut
$7,192
Bronze Sculpture (36 x 46 cm)
Verax
Verax
$7,772
Bronze Sculpture (30 x 47 cm)
Codex 5
Codex 5
$8,700
Bronze Sculpture (38 x 47 cm)
Andante moderato
Andante moderato
$6,496
Wood Sculpture (42 x 42 cm)
Fantaisie 19
Fantaisie 19
$8,004
Bronze Sculpture (28 x 52 cm)
Vénus assoupie
Vénus assoupie
$4,060
Bronze Sculpture (27 x 11 cm)
Genese
Genese
$9,686
Bronze Sculpture (40 x 50 cm)
La feuille
La feuille
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Bronze Sculpture (54 x 86 cm)
Clares I
Clares I
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Bronze Sculpture (27 x 43 cm)
Codex II
Codex II
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Bronze Sculpture (34 x 47 cm)
Etreinte I
Etreinte I
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Bronze Sculpture (14 x 16 cm)
Petit torse bleu
Petit torse bleu
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Bronze Sculpture (14 x 32 cm)
Etreinte 1
Etreinte 1
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Bronze Sculpture (13 x 18 cm)
Codex III
Codex III
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Bronze Sculpture (23 x 33 cm)
Le pelican
Le pelican
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Bronze Sculpture (22 x 47 cm)

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