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

Praying Mantis (SOLD)

Wings: Rear lights of a Peugeot 404
Thorax: 1950's car bumper
Head: Two indicators
Top Forelegs: Garlic presses and olive pitters
Abdomen: Bike fender and car ventilator
Legs: Pieces of windshield wipers and plugs used for plaster walls
90 x 90 x 43 cm 35 1/2" x 35 1/2" x 17" (height x length x depth)