Guy Detot

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Guy  Detot Morning
Morning
Myall wood
95 x 20 x 15 cm
Guy  Detot Seaweed
Seaweed
Very Rare Purple Mulga and Steel
37 x 47 x 15 cm
Guy  Detot Amour Saphique
Amour Saphique
Mayall and Steel
122 x 45 x 36 cm
SOLD
Guy  Detot Aurukun
Aurukun
Bronze and Red Gum
176 x 26 x 25 cm
SOLD
Guy  Detot
Ballina
camphor laurel & red gum
140 x 40 x 25 cm
SOLD
Guy  Detot Behind the Tree
Behind the Tree
redgum
90 x 22 cm
SOLD
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Guy  Detot

Guy Detot

Guy Detot Biography

French born, Guy Detot has lived in South Australia since 1982.

Although he has always had a strong affinity for sculpture, he is also a professional dancer and his work reveals a deep understanding of movement, rhythm, lyricism and the flow of nature.

The Australian influence in his work is clear; he uses as his sculptural medium red gum wood that dominates his South Australian home.

His work celebrates nude human forms and animal forms. With great intensity this sculptor throws himself into the task, literally working from dawn until dusk at his creations.

Guy is an intrinsically optimistic person and his optimism is reflected in his sculpture, he often uses splashes of gold leaf which can represent pain and emotion, and negative space is often used as a further evocation.

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