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

Dublin Bay Prawn

34 x 52 x 34 cm 13 1/2" x 20 1/2" x 13 1/2" (height x length x depth) THORAX & HEAD: car mascot, old car wing covers (aluminium)
ANTENNAE: bike brake cables
ABDOMEN: Solex fender, hair pins
TAIL: electrical fans
LEGS: bike brakes and snail forks
CLAWS: poultry scissors, chromium-plated covers on 50’s moped tanks, slicers
EYES: inside handles of 40s Peugeot