pentateuque by fabien merelle
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jan 30, 2013
pentateuque by fabien merelle


‘pentateuque’, 2013 by fabien mérelle presented at artstage singapore
resin with paint, hair and fabric
image courtesy edouard malingue gallery

 

 

french artist fabien mérelle presents ‘pentateuque’ as part of the 2013 art stage singapore exhibition at the marina bay sands. the animated sculpture
depicts a man withstanding the weight of an elephant – a translation of an illustration by the same artist into three dimensional volume lightheartedly
referencing the maxim ‘to have the weight on one’s shoulders’. mérelle uses the tools of humor, storytelling and whimsy to direct the spirit of his pieces,
with ‘pentateuque’ a charming nod to his childhood.

 

 


the work is a translation of an illustration by the same artist into three dimensional volume
image courtesy the artist

 

 


mérelle uses the tools of humor, storytelling and whimsy to direct the spirit of his pieces
image courtesy the artist

 

 


a detail of the meticulously created artwork
image courtesy the artist

 

 


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image courtesy the artist

 

 

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