Francois- Xavier (1927-2008) Lalanne , Claude Lalanne (1925)

Francois- Xavier (1927-2008) Lalanne , Claude Lalanne (1925)

 

Sculptors known for their zoomorphic works into mixing sculpture and furniture.
Their fantaisists and humorous works are part of their identities.
In 1953 it’s on the occasion of Francois Xavier exhibition that the couple met and an artistic collaboration will  born of this meeting in 1956.
They both work for interior designers, architects and in 1960 they will settle in their Montparnasse workshop and in 1964 they will planned their first exhibition.
Among their most famous works can be mentioned:

The sheep flock,” the “Rhinocrétaire“, the “Crapaud armchair“, etc …

Will follow orders from around the world for decades that will make their world fame, sign of a unique and lovely work .

 

Francois- Xavier (1927-2008) Lalanne , Claude Lalanne (1925)