I am very fond of the parisian duo Francois-Xavier and Claude Lalanne, that make up Les Lalanne. They met in 1952 and started working together in 1956. Since their first exhibition, "Zoophites" in 1964, the couple has always exhibited and worked together. They're often regarded as a single entity, although they rarely collaborated on a piece of work. Their sculptures are not for everyone. I typically do not gravitate towards whimsical surreal pieces myself, but these make my heart beat fast. Their sheep have been reproduced many times. A herd of originals fetch six figures at auction these days. Bahhh.

 

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