Born in 1957 in Sancerre, Lucien Petit lives and works in Boisbelle, a village near La Borne, France. His work develops an interest in architecture, construction and the broader theme of receptacles, structured by the binary opposites of full and empty, form and counter-form, elevation and collapse, convex and concave, mineral and organic.
He creates his material according to his whims by mixing numerous different clays of local and foreign origins as well as additional minerals. He is interested in the binary oppositions between fullness and emptiness, of form and counter-form, of convex and concave, of mineral and organic…
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