Hammered copper sheet (mounted in a single sheet without welding).
Exterior finish: oxidized copper (technical innovation no varnish, no paint), with polymorphic shades
Signed – Single piece
Length : 11.42 in / 29 cm
Height : 7.09 in / 18 cm
Width : 7.09 in / 18 cm
Weigth : 4.41 lb / 2 kg
Available on backorder
An ode to femininity and to our future. “The future of man is the woman” (Louis Aragon) Seemingly fragile and unbalanced, the outer envelope of FRAGRANCE highlights the dazzling nuances of the female soul, contrasting with an enigmatic and infinite interior.
Hammered copper sheet (mounted in a single sheet without welding). Exterior finish: oxidized copper (technical innovation no varnish, no paint), with polymorphic shades. It is no longer the work that has a fixed hue, but its environment that will change it in appearance of color.
Signed – Unique piece (Photo Samuel Cortès)
Height: 29cm Diameter: 18cm
The “simple sheet” works are mounted in a single piece of metal by manual hammering, without any contemporary assembly technique (welding, riveting, collage…), as has been done for thousands of years. I am one of the few to still use this technique while bringing it to the limits of matter.
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Jonathan Soulié is a brass maker, a demanding specialty within the arts and crafts professions where the artist interprets the beauty of the world and works to transform craftsmanship through design and innovation without ever losing its primary meaning: “the work of the hand” .
Jonathan perpetuates 4000-year-old gestures, which he is one of the few still to use. Indeed, some of his works are produced without any contemporary assembly technique, assembled in a single piece of metal using the power of the wrist. This process allows him to give life to his works and to “transmit a soul” to them.