Hélène Jousse (born in 1967)


About her, Pierre Assouline evoked a “jump into the void, at the vertiginous edge of all things”. It was to warn that Hélène Jousse, sculptor born in 1964, has mastered like no one else the subtle game of equilibrium. She created these fascinating ribbon-faces which the demanding Mark Brusse admires. “That is original. It’s strong!” he explained. Her works have a magnetic power. Eyes that cannot see, mouths that do not move–and yet inhabited figures that are watching us, speaking to us…

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