Gilles Candelier's sculptures present a figuration used in a game of geometries; living geometry of the human or animal body often associated with a pure geometry.
This is how small modules propose various rhythmic or individualised plastic solutions forming a sort of "little people"...
The themes that are more "evocative" than descriptive generally present paradoxes: balance - imbalance, fragility, lightness and even translucence of metal.
....Inachievement and search for refinement
Very personal techniques for shaping copper metals (copper, brass, bronze) highlight the materials, textures, patinas, oxidations.
A close link maintains and gives meaning to the various elements; The choice of titles, the themes and the way of treating them by the choice of techniques appropriate to each work.