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Paris Artist Residence Tour

Paris Artist Residence Tour

3 hours From
AU$162 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Walking tourWalking tour
  • France Region
    Paris
  • Duration
    3 hours
  • Tour Code
    MTF-18-4916
  • Capacity
    15 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
3 hours From
AU$162 Per Person
 
  • Tour Type
    Walking tourWalking tour
  • France Region
    Paris
  • Duration
    3 hours
  • Tour Code
    MTF-18-4916
  • Capacity
    15 passengers
  • Operating Days
    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
Description 

Summary

Do you enjoy contemporary art? Discover the real Paris art world with an original journey off the beaten tracks. An exclusive invitation to meet 2 different artists in their studios. The Œillets Factory had a previous life as an industrial manufacturing unit before being transformed into a haven of peace for artists. At the edge of Paris but easily accessible by metro, 2 artists in residence there are opening up their workshops to us: Gilles Hirzel, plastician and Marianne Abergel, ceramist.

For 2 hours, they will welcome you inside their separate studios to share their passion, their techniques and how they make their living.

Gilles Hirzel’s artwork is a jubilant blend of painting and sculpting using recycled materials. The items used all have a past life and this influences the feeling of each new piece: design is just a new way of thinking. All that has been will be again…How do we as consumers handle our waste? What do we need? Does each item have 2 lives or 1000 lives? Hirzel will explain his interpretation of art and how our rejected items breathe a new life into his work.

With Marianne Abergel, you travel into a fantastic world modelled with sandstone or porcelain with clean and abstract lines. She takes just enough clay, colour, shape and movement to work on the borders of the very definition of the item and lead it to the essential, its own foundations. Inspired by architecture, dance and the animal kingdom, her artwork evokes the fragility of the human spirit. Both artists offer you moments to talk and share ideas and thoughts during a private and convivial visit. A drink is offered.

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