Edouard Martinet

Artist Biography: Edouard Martinet was born in Le Mans, France in 1963 he studied art at ESAG, Paris and graduated in 1988. From 1988 to 1992 he lived and worked in Paris as a graphic designer, and in 1990 started sculpting and staging exhibitions. From 1992 to 1995 he lived in Charente before moving to his current location in Rennes where he teaches art at L'Institut des Arts Appliques

Crayfish

50 x 140 x 27 cm 19 3/4" x 1' 43" x 10 3/4" (height x length x depth) EYES: reflectors, decoration car bonnet, decoration bike fender, Solex fender
THORAX: old car wing covers (guards)
BODY: decoration motorcycle fender
TAIL: decoration motorcycle fender and on the sides medical kidney trays
LEGS: motorcycle brake handles, bike brake parts plus for the rear legs at the end: 50s ski boots
fasteners and for the forelegs at the end : medical pliers (clamps)
CLAWS: bike headlights, double spoon, exhaust pipe, moped headlight covers, car bumpers stops
SMALL ANTENNAE: bike brake cables
MANDIBLES: typewriter carriage pull
ANTENNAE: telescopic radio antennae