Sahra Sak

1969: born in Alger, Algeria; 1979-1986: secondary school and baccalauréat (sciences) in the Alpes Maritimes, France; 1986-1989: studied architecture in Paris, France; 1989-1993: studied graphic arts in Paris, France; 1993-1995: training in the art of casting with the lost wax method in the Var, France; 1996-2000: lives in San Francisco, USA and works in industrial design; 2000-2001: lives in Guernsey, UK and works in industrial design; 2002: birth of her daughter Zoé; 2001-2009: installation and artistic activities in Finale Ligure, Italy; Exhibitions: • 1994: Cloître des Billettes (Paris IV, France). • 1995: “Les arts dans la rue” (Mougins, France). • 1996: Arts Fair (Antibes, France). • 2001: Personal exhibition (Cannes, France). 2006: • Personal Exhibition (Varigotti, Italy). • Arte Firenze 2006 contemporary arts fair (Florence, Italy). 2007: • Fine Arts Gallery (Heeze, Holland) • Personal exhibition (Verviers, Belgium) • Linéart Fair (Ghent, Belgium) 2008: • Kunst Antiek Weekend (Naarden, Holland) 2009: • Kunst Antiek Weekend (Naarden, Holland) • Exhibition in May at the Mas d’Artigny (Saint Paul de Vence, France) • Continuously at the Art Seiller Gallery in Saint Paul de Vence.

Collectors cabinet 

SAK NAQUNOEIL

SAK NAQUNOEIL

NAQUNOEIL, Bronze, 18X14X2cm
SAK BERTHE

SAK BERTHE

Berthe, Bronze, 23x40x18cm
SAK ZOE

SAK ZOE

Zoé, Bronze, 38x16x17cm
SAK MUE

SAK MUE

Mue, Bronze, 35x21x20cm
SAK MUE

SAK MUE

MUE, Bronze, 35X21X20cm + socle
SAK PENSEES

SAK PENSEES

Pensées, Bronze, 31x20x24cm
SAK VARIATION SUR Z

SAK VARIATION SUR Z

Variation sur Z, Bronze, 24x42x4cm + socle
SAK MARIAGE

SAK MARIAGE

Mariage, Bronze, 32x15x13cm
 

Pauline's comment

Comments by the artist SAK: "I love sculpture in bronze. I started out by sculpting a fantasy and somewhat baroque world, always in relation with the anatomy of the human body. The human being remains, still today, at the origins of all my creations. I want to understand the physical complexities and express them through a more abstract and subjective approach. To start, I create a sculpture in classic fashion and then through the transformation of this piece, by crushing it, stretching it, through the absence or addition of matter, a new sculpture is born: the deconstruction of the objects makes for its rebirth. The initial conception of the classic piece requires a certain rigour, attention and meticulousness that I wish to then liberate thanks to the body language and the spontaneity of movement. On top of that, I like to take into account the role of the random factor in the piece. In effect, all bronze sculptures need a wax copy and it's that wax that I transform and play with: the wax's reaction to the heat as well as the water is a direct participant in these new creations. Finally, with the patina, I begin to discover the notion of colour in bronze sculpture. The colour's freedom highlights and enriches the rigour and technical constraints of the initial creation. My sculptures need time and a slow maturing.” SAK

 

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