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La douce

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Metal Sculpture
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16 x 36 cm
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Face made of steel lace and glass hair.

"I make my metal lace by melting the steel by drip. For the glass part, I cut glass, melt it (fusing technique) and thermoform it. Then I assemble the steel part and the glass part." - Philippe Buil

The sculpture is signed on the back. This is a unique piece, accompanied by its certificate of authenticity. It is fixed on a small rectangular steel base which gives it a very high stability.

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Philippe Buil

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Saint Etienne (42), France

246 works

Depending on what has inspired him, Philippe Buil creates metal sculptures and brings the work to life with additional materials like leather, 24-karat gold leaf, glass and wood. He most frequently creates busts but also works with animals and other subjects when the mood or desire takes him.

Intricate metalwork

Born in 1964, Philippe Buil began his career in the metals industry but soon decided to combine his three major passions in life: metal, sculpture and invention.

Modelling, designing and creating life

After several months of research, he developed a unique technique which he uses to create sculptures from a metal lace. His two materials of choice are bronze and steel. The lace is created by melting the metal drop by drop, guaranteeing that every piece is unique.

Read Philippe Buil's interview on the KAZoART Blog: https://www.kazoart.com/blog/en/artist-interview-%E2%80%A2-in-the-studio-with-philippe-buil/

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