Monthly Archives: February 2015

GUSTAV KLIMT – THE KISS

Discover our statues and items inspired by the masterpieces from Gustav KLIMT. The Kiss was painted by this Austrian Symbolist painter between 1907-08, the highpoint of his ‘Golden Phase’, when he painted a number of works in a similar gilded style. A perfect square, the canvas depicts a couple embracing, their bodies entwined in elaborate […]

PIET MONDRIAN – the artist story

Piet Mondrian was a Dutch painter, widely regarded as the founder of the post-modern art. His work is thought to have marked the transition into Impressionism and Cubism. Mondrian is famously known for his contribution to the De Stijl art movement. He created a non-representational form recognized by its white ground, topped with a grid […]

FRANÇOIS POMPON

Francois Pompon

François Pompon was a French sculptor and animalier, most commonly recognized for his stylized animals. His career began as an apprentice marble carver in a Dijon funerary monument company. He soon after began studies in architecture, engraving, and sculpture. Pompon went on to study under the famous “animalier” Pierre Louis Rouillard at the École Nationale […]