Vache Paysage, 2006.
Hippopotame II (bar)
Bronze, iron, copper and wood.
Grand Sphinx, 1999.
Pomme de Ben, h: 48 x w: 36.2 x d: 33.5 in.
Les Grandes Berces, 2000.
Gingko Guéridon II, 2007.
Banc Crocodile, 2005.
All images from JGM. Galerie
The husband and wife team of François-Xavier and Claude Lalanne have been creating some of the 20Th Century's most original furnitures for over forty years. They are the personification of what the decorative arts can and should be. His pieces are monumental, allegorical, yet lighthearted. Hers are organic, poetic, and dream like.
François-Xavier Lalanne's credo, The supreme art is the art of living.
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