21 Jan 2022 → 29 Apr 2022

Germaine Richier, nicknamed ‘The Hurricane’ by her close friends in reference to one of her sculptures, was born in Provence in 1902. She received classical training in Paris in the studio of Bourdelle (a former student of Rodin), whose technique would have a lasting impact on her artistic practice. All of this sculptor’s plastic work is devoted to the human figure. At first, she made realistic busts and nudes, but later her work evolved towards hybrid figures. Richier creates the groundwork for a singular language, proposing a strong dialogue between humans and nature. She pushes this experiment to the point of grafting tree branches, leaves, stones and various organic elements into plaster. Richier treats the material as if it had undergone erosion, working notches and scratches into it,...

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
... and by appointment
Gallery Info → Map →
21 Jan 2022 → 29 Apr 2022
21 Jan 2022 → 29 Apr 2022

Germaine Richier, nicknamed ‘The Hurricane’ by her close friends in reference to one of her sculptures, was born in Provence in 1902. She received classical training in Paris in the studio of Bourdelle (a former student of Rodin), whose technique would have a lasting impact on her artistic practice. All of this sculptor’s plastic work is devoted to the human figure. At first, she made realistic busts and nudes, but later her work evolved towards hybrid figures. Richier creates the groundwork for a singular language, proposing a strong dialogue between humans and nature. She pushes this experiment to the point of grafting tree branches, leaves, stones and various organic elements into plaster. Richier treats the material as if it had undergone erosion, working notches and scratches into it,...

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
... and by appointment
Gallery Info → Map →