France, Ce que disent les murs – What walls tell us by Georges Lay (1907-1987), 1972, Monnaie de Paris limited edition no.4/50 cast bronze 145mm x 225mm. This work plays with the ambivalent notion of a wall being both a place to express our dreams and desires, and frontier which one cannot pass, whether held back by an obsession or indeed imprisoned within its limits like the female forms It pays homage to the art of graffiti – or street art as we might now call it – with messages from lovers Je n’ai envie que de t’aimer (I only want to love you) and two hearts pierced by the same arrow. The reverse, shows the wall as the gateway to the sun, path of dreams open to desire in the form of a female figure, Large heavy plaque – extra shipping charges will be incurred. Unusually small edition for these Club editions from the Monnaie and rare.
MB95138 France, Ce que disent les murs – What walls tell us by Georges Lay 1972
Winning Bid: £200.00
Item condition: Used