Country: Sweitzerland  
Marie Pierre

    1.Head, 2008 Bronze series 8 24x10x10 cm CHF 1400   2.Mask, 2003 Bronze series 8 22x19x7 cm CHF 1200   3.The Daydreamer, 2011 Bronze series 8 77x27x30 cm CHF 3600   4.Waiting for Valerie, 2011 Bronze series 8 29x12x11 cm CHF 1600   5.The flying man, 2011 Bronze series 8 63x53x12 cm CHF 3200   6.Column, 2011 Bronze series 8 76x16x20 cm CHF 3800  



1940 born in Montreux nee Gabathuler
• Studies in Biochemistry at the University of Lausanne and Harvard University Boston USA
• Research in Biochemistry in Basel
• 1982-1986 Art School in Basel Basler Schule für Gestaltung
• 1986-1994 Studies with sculptor Jakob Engler in Basel
• Independent artistic activities since 1982
• Lives and works in the Basel region since 1969

In her artistic work Marie Pierre attempts to show the relationship between movement and equilibrium. Her sculptures are often anthropomorphic but they are also inspired by the world of plants and animals. She works mostly and preferably with wood as she is generally fascinated by nature.
Since quite some time she produces wood sculptures which consequently she casts in bronze artificial ceramics or tin. She also likes to work with alabaster.
The human figure in her long series of „Armee des Ombres“ was inspired by the book with the same title by Joseph Kessel about the die French Resistance in World War II.
Lately she is also using waste resulting from chainsaw jobs. She assembles these wood pieces to construct new objects. As the structure of these pieces is often quite interesting she has also made negatives from them in silicone which she then casts in tin. She also makes bas reliefs in tin.
The horrible madness of today’s world Middle East Hunger in many parts of the world financial crisis etc. has inspired Marie Pierre to other works called „The Human Madness“.

Active member of SGBK Schweizerische Gesellschaft bildender Künstlerinnen since 2005.
Active member of VISARTE Berufsverband Visuelle Kunst, Schweiz since 2007




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