Yann
Guillon
France
born on: 
03 May, 1962
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education: 

1991: Graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Paris
Training at workshops: DELAHAYE, WALBERG, NOGES, RAMON, JUVIN, PERRIN, fonderie LANDOWSKI

awards(s): 

2001: Frédéric et Jean de Vernon Prize, Institut de France, Académie des Beaux-Arts; Second prize « Comos 2001 »; Favourite Prize of the Saint Raphaèl, Côte d’azur
2000: Morani Prize, Nice, Côte d’Azur
1998: Special Prize « Grolla d’Oro», International Art Salon of Venice
1997: Tempra Muséum Prize, Malta International Art Biennale
1995: Second prize at the Sculpture Competition of l’Académie des Beaux-arts, Institut de France, Paris
1984: First prize at the Salon Régional d'Ile-de-France, Fontainebleau, France

exhibition(s): 

2018 - "Figuration contemporaine", collective exhibition, Dampierre sur Boutonne castle, Charente-Maritime (France)
2018 - "Art en Capital", collective exhibition, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
2014 - "Art en Capital", collective exhibition, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
2017 - Sculpture Art fair in Gueslesquin, Charente-Maritime (France)
2016 - Sculpture Art fair in Gueslesquin, Charente-Maritime (France)
2014 - "Art en Capital", collective exhibition, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
2013 - Workshop Open House Day, Fontainebleau (France)
2012 - Solo show in Espace Comairas, Fontainebleau (France)
2010 - Exhibition "Etats du corps" Binôme and Ph. Gelot Galleries, Paris (France)
2017 - "Art en Capital", collective exhibition, Salon des Artistes Indépnedants, Grand Palais, Paris (France)
Yann
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about: 

Yann Guillon is a French sculptor who lives and works in Fontainebleau, France.

After a classical training at the Paris school of Fine Arts, Yann Guillon focused his work on the human body. He uses an expressionist approach to convey the strength and life of the male body. For the female body, his work is softer, less hard, celebrating its sensuality and generosity.

His creations vary in height from 10 centimeters to 2 meters. Yann Guillon often brings to life segments of bodies which, being in bronze and coated by a classical lustre, evoke the sculptures of antiquity with their universal qualities of humanity.

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