Olivier Duhamel: Sculpture by Numbers

(PR.co.nz) August 03rd – 15th, Remuera Gallery presents Sculpture By Numbers; a series of contemporary works by figurative sculptor Olivier Duhamel.

Olivier Duhamel is regarded as one of the most talented figurative sculptors in New Zealand. Largely self-taught as an artist, he arrived from France in 1987 and settled on Waiheke Island – where he casts his trademark bronze figurines in his home foundry. He is captivated by the beauty of the female form; and often uses this as a springboard for his drawings and classically elegant figurines.

Breaking away from his usual medium of bronze, Olivier currently explores the qualities of wood and acrylic, reconstructing the ‘Topology’ of the human form by reconstructing bodies from sheets of laser materials. Duhamel comments “Although the ‘pancake’ effect resulting from this construction method makes for an irregular surface, the amount of detail that can be suggested is amazing… I want to encourage people to step into Remuera Gallery and be enchanted by the pieces presented”

Media Release on 28 July 2015 by Remuera Gallery

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