Vecchio Cuore, III

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Weight1 kg
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Unique

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79 cm x 31 cm x 29 cm (31.1 in. x 12.2 in. x 11.4 in.)

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Lacquered steel sculpture, hand-painted by the artist.

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Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist, numbered and stamped by our publishing house.

Year :

2023

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Sculptures

Unique Works

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“Vecchio Cuore” by Swiss artist Valentin Carron is a series of unique lacquered steel sculptures, each hand-painted by the artist.

The present works explore with humour and sarcasm the idea of love: the artist decided to create a standing ashtray with a heart shape but with only one cigarette space holder. The sculptures are emblematic of Carron’s artistic practice and style, where he transforms and plays with the objects, landscapes, and architecture around him.

As a consequence of this, “Vecchio Cuore” rethinks an everyday object into an artistic language.

Weight1 kg
Edition size :

Unique

Dimensions :

79 cm x 31 cm x 29 cm (31.1 in. x 12.2 in. x 11.4 in.)

Technique :

Lacquered steel sculpture, hand-painted by the artist.

Signature :

Certificate of Authenticity signed by the artist, numbered and stamped by our publishing house.

Year :

2023

Collection :

Sculptures

Unique Works

Price :

No prices available for the moment

PRINT PDF

Valentin Carron

Valentin Carron (born in 1977 in Martigny, Switzerland) is one of the most convincing artists of his generation. His main source of inspiration is the canton of Valais, whose cultural heritage has been significantly influenced by tourism. In inscribing some familiar images of his region in a new context, Valentin Carron creates an ambivalence effect and sows trouble. His works throw into doubt the authenticity of the objects and their usual meanings, recalling that identity is ultimately only a construction.

Valentin Carron completed his studies at the Cantonal School of Art in Lausanne in 2000. Visitors to Art Basel 2009 remember Valentin’s huge outdoor sculpture, “Carron,” a black cross standing on the esplanade of Art Basel. In 2004, the Swiss Foundation for culture Pro Helvetia published the very first monograph on the work of Valentin Carron in their Cahiers d’Artistes Collection. Carron has published two catalogues with JRP | Ringier, and on the occasion of his exhibition at the pavilion Swiss of Venice, released an artist’s book, also with JRP | Ringier, in which he presents a series of collages combining recent sculptures, background details, and Photoshop effects.

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