Feminity

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← sculptures Feminity Since the 2010’s, Benoît Luyckx expresses himself via curves, summoning up femininity. Little Raining Girl, 2018, Greek white marble, 83 x 26 x 16 cm private collection “Torse Aqua”, 2015, Greek White marble, 38 x 34 x 15 cm “Little Wasp Girl”, 2015, bronze n° 1/8, 54,5 x 34,5 x 16 cm […]

Buildings

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← sculptures Buildings “Gratte-Ciel Project I”, 1987, Belgian black marble, 155 x 45 x 45 cm « In 1987, I had imagined these twin towers, following my stays in New York during the eighties. At the time, I dreamt that the « Twins » of the World Trade Center, so rectilinear and parallelepiped, would be more curved and […]

Exhibition at Pierre Bergé & Associés, Bruxelles 2011

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← exhibitions Exhibition at Pierre Bergé & Associés, Bruxelles from 19 january to 18 february 2011 → exhibition catalogue Communiqué de presse : “De la Pierre à la Lumière” Benoît Luyckx Trente ans de sculpture Du Jeudi 19 janvier au Vendredi 18 février 2010, la maison de vente aux enchères Pierre Bergé & Associés accueillera, […]

Gilbert Lascault text

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← texts Notes about Benoît Luyckx’ sculptures, Gilbert Lascault The invention of surfaces As far as Benoit Luyckx is concerned, to sculpt involves, among other things, thinking about surfaces’ pluralities. Or rather, it means for him to re-invent surfaces, to let surfaces interplay with each other, to confront them one with another, to let them […]

Court of Justice, Evreux, France (architects Dubus & Lott)

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← monumental undertakings The Law Court in Evreux, 1995 This group of 14 low-reliefs was installed on a wall sloping at 52° in the « Salle des Pas Perdus » of the Law Court in Evreux. / Dubus – Lott architecture “Progression” 1995, Palais de Justice d’Evreux -vue d’ensemble “Progression” 1995, Palais de Justice d’Evreux prise de […]

Water Space, Millénaire V Building, Aubervilliers, France

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← monumental undertakings Hall of the Millénaire V building, Aubervilliers, 2011 « Water Space » is a low-relief created in 2011 for the hall of the Millénaire V building, in Aubervilliers. /Architecture Environnement, Icade Paris Promotion “Water Space”, 2011, bas-relief en pierre bleue belge aquarelle préparatoire, projet “Water Space”, 2011 croquis préparatoire, projet “Water Space”, 2011

Henri-François Debailleux text

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← monographs Preface : Interview with Henri-François Debaileux, art critic and journalist Paris, 2004 In 1976 Benoit Luyckx decided to devote himself totally to sculpture. He started to work on soft limestone at a stonemason’s close by the Saint Restitut quarry, on the fringes of Provence. There, he carried out a number of works and […]

Exhibition “Hermès – A Tire d’Aile”, Grand Palais, Paris

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← exhibitions Exhibition “Hermès A Tire d’Aile, les mondes de Leïla Menchari”, Grand Palais, Paris from 8 november to 3 december 2017 One of my sculptures was presented at the occasion of the exhibition”Hermès à Tire d’Aile – Les mondes de Leïla Menchari” where we can discover Leïla Menchari’s worlds realised for Hermès vitrines between […]

Patrick-Gilles Persin text

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← monographs Preface written by Patrick-Gilles Persin In these times when sculpture has become significantly important, and while it exists, or, better still, is becoming a part of our daily lives, it is absolutely clear that personalities, in order to emerge, to stand out from run of the mill occurrences, must be original and fresh […]