The Monument for a Horse by Jean-Marie Fiori

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image009Co-organized by Galerie Dumonteil, Le French May and General Consulate of France in Hong Kong and Macau, and supported by Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department, “The Monument for a Horse” by French Sculptor Jean-Marie Fiori, as one of the “Le French May” projects showcased first time in Hong Kong, is exhibited at the iconic Statue Square, Central from May 13 to Jun 28, 2014.

A special opening reception was held on May 13 to commemorate the public art with Counsel General of France in Hong Kong and Macau Mr. Arnaud Barthelemy and Chairman of Galerie Dumonteil Mr. Pierre M. Dumonteil being invited to the ceremony. The statue marks the symbol of freedom, strength and beauty.

2c.ITEM0391Jean-Marie Fiori, born and lives in France, has devoted more than 20 years to sculpture. Alabaster and bronze are two of materials he likes to use for creating his animal-inspired sculptures and furniture, which were exhibited during World EXPO 2010 in Shanghai and received a warm welcome from general public.

With an aim of to express the simple wills and sensitivities that can touch people’s hearts, Jean-Marie Fiori often mentions his work as “Childhood of Art”: needless of any reference for understanding and full of the whole culture of humankind.

As a recent sculpture project premiered in Hong Kong for French May this year, Jean-Marie Fiori’s horse is interpreted in a free, contemporary and figurative manner with artistic standards.
Venue: Statue Square, Central, Hong Kong
Exhibition Time: May 13 — June 28, 2014