Chaouki Choukini - Corpus

Kevin Jones ; Salah Stetie E.a.

Publisher Kaph Books

ISBN 9786148035227

First major retrospective monograph dedicated to the Franco-Lebanese sculptor. Since the late 1960s, Chaouki Choukini has developed an astoundingly consistent aesthetic worldview. His sculptural works, mainly in wood but occasionally in marble or stone, range from horizontal Lieux and Paysages to upright, anthropomorphic, almost totemic figures. At first glance, the works may appear somewhat primitivist. A closer look, however, reveals a sophisticated interrogation of organic and mechanical worlds, where curvaceous mounds are punctuated by a regiment of pegs, or undulating bases bristle with teeth-like crags.

168 p, ills colour & bw, 18 x 25 cm, hb, French/English


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