Artist of the momenet……..Henri Laurens

 

 

Henri Laurens was born in the year 1885 in Paris, France. The artist’s father worked with stone and before finding art Henri Laurens also worked with stone. Laurens was a an illustrator, costume and theater set designer, painter, and sculptor who enjoyed working with the figure with a Cubist approach.

Laurens was also a very talented collage artist.

Laurens participated in the world famous Venice Biennial.

Price range information: Works range from $50,000 for drawings and works on paper to more than $1.5 million dollars for a large sculpture work.

Laurens was one of few artists to try sculpting in the Cubist style. Cubism is the style where you draw one subject from many different viewpoints.

In this clip a closer look at one of Henri Lauren’s figurative sculpture work:

Whilst young due to illness Laurens had a leg amputated.

Henri passed away in 1954.

During his career worked on some collaborative works with Pablo Picasso.

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