Based in Auvergne, France, Langlois is a self-taught artist who began experimenting with sculpture using only plaster and clay. He later turned to bronze and explored the process of transmuting natural materials with the metal. The artist pours melted bronze into a mold and then finishes the sculpture off with a patina.

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“Everything is alive, everything is moving, everything is changing. But life cannot always show off its best side. Sometimes you have to root it out,” the artist said in an interview with Artistics. “This is what I am trying to do with my sculptures, gently, discreetly: To search for the life and to expose it to those who are going to view them.”

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