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

pentateuque by fabien merelle

‘pentateuque’, 2013 by fabien mérelle presented at artstage singaporeresin with paint, hair and fabricimage 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 volumeimage courtesy the artist



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



a detail of the meticulously created artworkimage courtesy the artist



the image courtesy the artist



  • atlas got nothin on this guy.

    troof says:
  • what medium did he do the sculpture in?

    chaitanyak says:
  • Hey!

    Glad you guys like the Fabien Merelle’s sculpture. ‘Pentateuque’ is made of resin, hair, paint and fabric.

    Stay tuned: in May a sculpture of huge size by Fabien will be set up in Hong Kong. Should be major!

    Take care,


    Edouard Malingue Gallery says:

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