Opening Lecture: Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne: Nature Transformed
Saturday, May 8, 2021
2:00 PM–3:00 PM
The imaginative and beautifully crafted art of Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne reflects their deep sense of kinship between the human, animal, and vegetal worlds. Exhibition curator Kathleen Morris, Sylvia and Leonard Marx Director of Exhibitions and Curator of Decorative Arts, provides an overview of the exhibition and explores the stories behind the objects on display.
Image: Claude Lalanne (French, 1925–2019), La Dormeuse (The Sleeping Woman), 1974/2004. Bronze and galvanized copper, 11 13/16 x 15 3/8 x 11 13/16 in. Private collection.