Les Lalanne

Les Lalanne
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Olivier Gabet, Béatrice Salmon et al.

Paris. Éditions les Arts Décoratifs. 2010. Hardback. 144 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. 205 x 285mm (8 x 11¼"). 0.85kg. 9782916914190. French. Fine; as new (in shrink-wrap).

A catalogue for a retrospective exhibition of the work of sculptors Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne held at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. The Lalannes' sometimes amusing and surrealist furniture and objects are inspired by nature and are widely collected. This book provides many illustrations of their work and showcases the artists' complete oeuvre. Their work is looked at within the wider history of the French tradition and its links with both sculpture and the decorative arts are examined. There are also photos taken of the exhibition installation created by Peter Marino.