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 […]

interview with agathe moley art viatic

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← texts article also available on artviatic.com Portrait of the week : Benoît Luyckx written by Agathe Moley | 23rd November 2017 | Focus on the sculptor Benoît Luyckx on the occasion of the exhibition “Hermès A tire d’Aile, Les Mondes de Leïla Menchari” which is showing at the Grand Palais (Paris) until 3 December. Solicited […]

Torsos

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← sculptures Torsos Between figuration and abstraction, Benoît Luyckx only represented the human body in a fragmentary and rarely figurative manner. He focused his researches on movement and balance solely in the zone of the torso, source of breathing, therefore of all life, which is enough for the sculptor to transcend the inner and existential […]

Vegetals

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← sculptures Vegetals […] That frontier between abstraction and figuration is also to be found in your most recent sculptures, which, nowadays, remind one of plants. They are allegories of nature, close to a symbolization of its sensual texture, based on touch, form and rhythm. At first, it arose from a wish to get closer to […]

architectural achievements

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ARCHITECTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS Benoît Luyckx always imagines his work as such, naturally, but also in a manner that will imply its integration, its adaptation to the important volumes of current buildings. Above all, he does not want his work to be seen as a decorative adjunct, but more as an integral part of the whole building, […]

Bubbles

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← sculptures Bubbles The artist’s recent inspirations are tending towards the summoning-up of dreams. Through the variations of ovoid openings that he creates in his sculptures, the artist provides a breathing space to the stone. The rhythms of these researches in undulations provide an invitation to set free our imaginary. “Air Waves II”, 2013, Greek […]

Duos

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← sculptures Duos I wanted more curves and waves. I dreamed of curving the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers to make them livelier, more humane. That is why in works like « Deux Blocs amoureux », or « Transportées », I carved out the encounter of two blocks of stone meeting in an amorous embrace. […]

Exhibition at Het Depot Foundation, Wageningen, Pays-Bas

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← exhibitions Exhibition at Het Depot Foundation, Wageningen, Holland from 1 february to 31 may 2015 vue de l’exposition, Fondation Het Depot de gauche à droite : “Femme Papillon”, “Ondine” et “Grâce” “Gaïa”, 2013, marbre blanc grec, 196 x 50 x 10 cm / collection de la Fondation Het Depot “Origine” et “Gaïa” ← exhibitions