It’s public art which occupies me for
the next few years. In 1986, the first monumental Luchrone lights up at
Bourges. Where it continues to glitter. Three years later the city of
Reims commands ‘la Coquille’. I’ve
changed the dimensions of the works which are four to six meters high.
I can even move around inside !
Accustomed now to the large-scale models of four
meters in diameter, I realise the Astrolabes of Val-de-Reuil(1990),
Reims(1991) and Paris(1997). The light of the stars draws my particular
attention. (An attraction witch I’ve had since my earliest
childhood.) I make the acquaintance of astronomers, who like artists
are personages on the marge of society, remaining aloof from the
dictates of suffocating consumerism.
The years passed on weighty projects make me
realise to what point I miss the lightness and inventiveness of the