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Léo Caillard

Sculptor | Photographer

Leo Caillard lives and works in Paris. He first fell for a grand passion for science and observation. Yet, as he grew fascinated by the notion of time, he discovered the need for a conceptual and artistic response. He started studying at the Gobelins in 2006 and left for the USA shortly after in order to study the New York art scene. Personalities like Stephen Hawking really inspired him.

In 2009, he begins with a project reflecting on our use of digital visual coding in a museum setting. This project was derived from the fact that we see over 500 images per day (in comparison to 50 images back in 1960). The lifespan of a digital image is very short, a few hours barely on social media. He put this understanding of time in relation to the artworks in the museum who lasted a few centuries and called the series Art Game. Two years later, he creates his most pertinent work called “Hipster in Stone” where he dresses up classical sculptures so that we can better comprehend the difference of times between the two historical periods. Society changes but the great human questions remain and that’s this belief that guides the core essence of Leo Caillard’ works.

For the past two years, the work of Leo Caillard is more and more engaged within the museum context. In March 2018, the artist contributed to the exhibition Classical Now at King’s College London alongside renowned artists Marc Quinn and Damien Hirst. Leo dressed up two enormous sculptures at the north entrance of King’s College London. The artist is currently exhibiting in Paris in all the public spaces of Bercy as he used augmented reality to create imaginary sculptures appearing on a series of empty pedestals. Two new series called Light Stone and Wave Stone question our relationship with reality via a discourse between light and stone, presence and absence, the tangibility of marble and the immaterial digital.

Leo Caillard works currently on many different projects that question the same notions of time and identity but instead trying to make the installations more global, reaching wider demographics.
One of these projects is to create a series of notes, in partnership with a fiduciary group to obtain a powerful visual result. The aim is to challenge our notion of money and its core evolution in our society. The volumes of notes will be used in participative installations. They will highlight how ephemeral money can feel in contrast to more philosophical value systems. The audience will become an integral part of the project.

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Hipster in Stone

Marble or bronze 30x20x18 inches
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Hipster in Stone (each)

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Hipster in Stone

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Green Stone

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 80 x 120 cm
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Green Stone

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Green Stone

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Below Museum

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Below Museum

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Hispter in Stone

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Hipster in Stone

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Hipster in Stone

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Hipster in Stone

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Hipster in Stone

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone

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Hipster in Stone

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone

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Hipster in Stone

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 80 x 120 cm
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Below Museum

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 80 x 120 cm (Small) Edition of 5+2 AP - (Large) Edition of 3+1 AP
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Below Museum

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 80 x 120 (Small) Edition of 5+2 AP - (Large) Edition of 3+1 AP
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Below Museum

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 80 x 120 cm (Small) Edition of 5+2 AP - (Large) Edition of 3+1 AP
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Hipster in Stone , 2012

Marble and clothes/ Photography fine art print edition 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2012

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2015

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone IV , 2017

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2015

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2012

Marble and clothes 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2012

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2017

Marble and clothes 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2017

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2017

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2017

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipster in Stone , 2015

Fine Art print with Diasec or frame 100 x 150 cm
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Hipsters in stone

Marble or Bronze 30x20x18 inches Edition of 3+2 AP
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Renaissance I , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm
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Renaissance II , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm Edition de 4 ex + 1 AP
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Renaissance III , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm Edition of 4 ex + 1 AP
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Renaissance IV , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm Edition of 4 ex + 1 AP
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Renaissance V , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm Edition de 4 ex + 1 AP
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Renaissance VI , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm Edition de 4 ex + 1 AP
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Renaissance VII , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm Edition of 4 ex + 1 AP
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Renaissance VIII , 2019

Fine Art Print under Gallery Diasec in Box Frame 80 x 120 cm Edition de 4 ex + 1 AP
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