Valérie Lebrun’s ceramics immediately strike one as extraordinary and highly personal objects. What she creates are curvilinear sculptures whose contours are covered with exquisitely shaped petals and something else with the quivering quality of a seedbed, a profusion of delicate, unopened shoots.
Valerie Lebrun’s ceramics are stunning examples of an extraordinary and highly personal art. Her creations are roundish objects whose contours are covered with exquisitely shaped petals and lush beds of delicate, unopened shoots, quivering with life.
Strange and luxurious, these pieces with their ghostly volumes seem dressed for an elegant party; they are like the earth in springtime, when the new pushes up. They bring to life a hidden world, roughly sketched out, covered with patiently constructed textures, alive and quivering.