RESTONS UNIS | Emmanuel | May 23 – June 6, 2020 | Perrotin | Paris

Semiose features artist Stefan Rinck for “Restons Unis” at Perrotin Paris

Stefan Rinck’s stone figures form a motley and comical community of, for the most part, animals, chimeras and monsters. They wear costumes and masks; are endowed with particular symbols or characteristics, some bear the names of heroes of Greek mythology. Rinck’s sculpture figures make up a discordant but related assembly of non-humans: they come form elsewhere, an archaic imaginary world, woven form myths and legends. With his collection of fauna, the artist is exploring a technique typical of Middle Ages: sculpting his figures directly from stone.

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