AFRICAN HOMAGE

Art and Sculpture

The Hag Stone

The Hag Stone, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Did nature inspired the first sculptures?

Extravaganza

Extravaganza, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

When a sculpture becomes a parade.

Morphogenesis V

Morphogenesis V, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Architecture is a permanent dilemma between the form and the content, yet the most remarquable constructions might be regarded as sculptures.

Keren

Keren, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Standing as a symbol of strength and light, this sculpture is a potential trophy.

El sueño del conquistador

El sueño del conquistador, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

A sculpture to reflect the magnificence and despair of human kind.

The tree of knowledge

The tree of knowledge, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Admire, respect, and cherish trees as a marvel of nature amongst so many.

Hope

Hope, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

As strangely at it sounds, when searching for hope, look for art!

Playwork

Playwork, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Let’s put the fun back into working

Wee Morphie

There is no such a thing as a small sculpture.

The Storm

The Storm, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Difference between sculpture and stroms is sculptures don’t scare dogs.

Sadness of the clown

Sadness of the clown, sculpture, Addé

Is there any monument dedicated to clowns and laughter? Yes, and here it is.

Reliquary I

Reliquary I, Addé, sculpture, African Homage

A work of art, a sculpture, transmitted through generations, acquire the status of relics.

Votive offering II

Votive offering II, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Where the first sculptures religious, or profane ?

Impression Timbuktu

Impression Timbuktu, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Notwithstanding his love for art, sculpture, and architecture, Timmy remains a cranky and stubborn character…

The Circus Dragon’s tooth

The Circus Dragon's tooth, Addé, sculpture

When sculpture celebrates dragons.

A present from the past to the future, Addé, sculpture, detail

We know about the past, we wonder about the future, art, like this sculpture, celebrates the present.

Morphogenesis IV

Morphogenesis four, sculpture, Addé

The ancient Greeks knew 3D and the Antikythera mechanism was part of a CNC machine…

From stone to bone

From Stone to Bone, sculpture, detail, Addé, African Homage

Matter is a basic element for life. Matter is transformed to meet the necessities of life, and, sometimes, to become sculpture.
 

Baron Samedi

Baron Samedi, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

This sculpture bears an optical punctuated painting reminiscent of the martelé of obsessional Voodoo music. 

Votive offering

Votive offering, sculpture, detail, Addé, African Homage

Sculpture might be the vestigial remain of votive offering.

Tristesse

tristesse, sculpture, Addé, african hommage

When a sculpture plays the blues…

Tenderness

Tenderness, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

This sculpture was created with and for tenderness, as simple and deep as it is.

Morphogenesis III

Morphogenesis III, sculpture, Addé, african homage

When sculpture celebrates the future of architecture…

Long Time Gone

Long Time Gone, sculpture, Addé, african homage

Some paintings are named « still life » as if life could stand still. A sculpture can be still forever, a dry bone on a dry stone, somewhere no one goes.

Danse Fambeaux

Danse Fambeaux, Addé, sculpture, african homage

Although modest, this gris-gris sculpture “Danse Fambeaux” is a tribute to fabulous artist Dr John.

Ancient Ritual

Ancient Ritual, Addé, sculpture, african homage

Discovering ochres cliffs is, still today, an astonishment. In the early times of humanity, it must have been taken as a gift from the gods…

Traces

Traces, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

A contemporary sculpture and a prehistoric artefact share in common, the will to leave a trace as the trace of a will.

Morphogenesis II

Morphogenesis II, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

A painted sculpture offers a sort of synesthesia, when colours being associated with shapes, give a triple esthesis : form, colours, and their combination.

Morphogenesis I

Morphogenesis I, sculpture, Addé, African Homage

Each and every structure is composed of elements. How those elements assemble to complete a form, is the fundamental principle of Morphogenesis.

Soul Sacrifice

Soul Sacrifice, sculpture, Addé. African Homage

None better than music to convey emotions, then turn them to sculpture and colours…