I had better luck at the Palais Royal on Saturday afternoon than I did earlier in the day at the Parc de Villette in terms of sculpture shows.
Une Pierre dans Mon Jardin (A Rock in my Garden) is a series of 20 abstract rock sculptures by artist Thierry Courtadon. Following in the footsteps of other artists who have created sculptures for the Palais Royal in the 1980s including Daniel Buren and Pol Bury, Courtadon uses Volvic stone to create a rock garden.
Courtadon calls himself a child of stone, as his grandfather and father were both stonemasons. Studying fine art as a base to then create abstract sculptures, he developed a way to make stone appear like lace.
In 2013 the Council for Puy-de-Dome county gave Courtadon a public show in the region and with the success of it, helped him mount the exhibition in Paris.
Till November 23
Gardens of the Palais Royal
Metro: Palais Royal
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