For the exhibition "Sculptures en Liberté" and now to see in my galleries. The first bronze was produced for the "Sculptures en Liberté" exhibition organized jointly by the Val d'Oise Archaeological Museum and the Musée de l’Outil (the Tool Museum). The sculpture therefore spent the entire summer of 2020 on the lawns of the remarkable garden of the Musée...
Sophie Verger appropriates collections to the point of her astonishing true-false recumbent on the Museum's central patio, blurring the lines between myth, archaeological reality and contemporary creation. (Extract from the exhibition catalogue "Sculptures en liberté")
From Octopus to Another The octopus had always haunted her. Among the many animal documentaries to be found on the web there are some that describe this animal as one of the most intelligent of marine life. In the human imagination, it is a very disturbing animal. Moreover she had sketched and then sculpted her into a somewhat bigoted woman, as if...
As a child, I was already much bigger than the other children and “giraffe” was my nickname in the school playground. In fact, this resemblance pleased me. This peaceful animal has a lanky grace, airy and wild and with large soft eyes. It is one of the rare animals which dates back to prehistoric times and one with which we can identify emotionally....