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Patrick Villas was born in 1961 and trained at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. Since 2010, he has lived and worked in France. His works are exhibited worldwide, and his international agent is Galerie Bayart in Paris. Patrick Villas follows in the line of the great animal sculptors like Antoine-Louis Barye (1795-1875) and Rembrandt Bugatti (1884-1916). His work is far from the smooth and shiny animal bronzes of the 19th century. He prefers a more raw, energetic approach to the material, always remaining faithful to the traits and character of the animal. This roughness, these asperities give even more presence to his sculptures. All the power, elegance and flexibility of his models emerge under the light, and his racy and nervous traits introduce animal art into contemporary art.
For his first collaboration with Daum, Patrick Villas created this proud and powerful panther’s head sculpture. Felines are a central theme of Villas' work, and this time, the motif is translated into Daum crystal. The material, worked with the lost-wax technique, preserves the rough modeling traces that are characteristic of Villas' style. This sculptural evidence of the artist's hand leaves the piece with a contemporary, painterly aesthetic, and it picks up a new emotional momentum through light and texture.
“In my work, I use shadows and natural light to create a living interaction between the viewer and the work. I suggest the details and the shadows complete them. Throughout my career, I have researched different materials and techniques: painting, sculpture, bronze, clay, ceramics and now crystal. I’ve know Daum since my youth; when I crossed the whole of France in search of antiquities and captivating objects, the vases and lamp shades by Daum particularly touched me. Having the opportunity to create in partnership with Daum Nancy is an honour.”
Since 1878, Daum has created world renown art pieces out of their crystal studio in Nancy, France. Every crystal piece by Daum is signed with "Daum France" to signify its origin and quality. Pâte de cristal is a Daum speciality; a precious material that gives their creations a sculptural depth and dimension, which has been refined unceasingly over time. Pâte de cristal has the quality of giving translucency to the forms it reproduces and the brilliance of this material, the intensity of colors and the myriad subtile shades all contribute to Daum’s unique methods.
Every Daum piece we sell is brand new in its original box
Limited Edition items come with all paperwork
Daum crystal pieces are hand-made in France
Creators of the most extraordinary "Pate De Verre" sculptures in the world
Wide range of over 350 artists, including Dali, Arman, and Orlinski
We guarantee you the best price on your Daum Crystal purchase, simply message or call us if you see a difference in price elsewhere and we will match it.
Limited Edition of 125
Dimensions: H: 14.1" L: 8.6" W: 11.4"
Weight: 60.4 lbs
Made in France
Finish: Amber Crystal
Quick 24-48 hour processing
No sales tax
Model Number: 05607
Daum is a crystal studio based in Nancy, France, founded in 1878 by Jean Daum.
Currently Daum is the only commercial crystal manufacturer employing the pâte de verre (glass paste) process for art glass and crystal sculptures, a technique in which crushed glass is packed into a refractory mould and then fused in a kiln.
Daum, the legendary glassmaker master, has kept alive for more than a century a love relationship with the greatest artists of its time, giving their work of art a second life of crystal and colours. From the Ecole de Nancy, from Art Nouveau to Art Decoratif, from Majorelle to Dali, Arman and Hilton McConnico, Daum has not missed any of the magic rendez-vous of the artistic creation and modern savoir-faire, which has always renewed the alliance of art and art craft.
Few brands have worked with as many artists: for nearly 140 years, more than 350 exceptional signatures have constituted a heritage beyond compare, a unique collection.
How to convey those works into crystal sculptures? This is where Daum’s secret lies, shaper of the exception, highly knowledgeable workshop, laboratory of wonders, designer of incomparable objects.
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