Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne are the artist duo that since the 60's have been known as "inventive, poetic and surrealist" sculptors. One can't help but smile when you see a fireplace in the shape of a gorilla, or a desk silhouetted as a life size rhinoceros.
I do draw the line at the chic Parisians lounging on a flock of sheep... The camels in the desert actually feature the couple.
Most recently, Les Lalanne were the subject of a major retrospective at Les Arts Decoratifs in Paris and their work was featured on New York’s Park Avenue and in the sale of the collection of Yves Saint Laurent.
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