Jean Bernard Metais
Jean Bernard Métais lives and works both in Paris and in the Sarthe region. He is a wizard at winemaking and a highly spiritual as well as spirited artist.
This unusual character has spent the last forty years developing a sensual, minimalistic and persistent body of work.
His hourglasses explore and materialize the passing of time. The ageing of things and our changing world are scrutinized by this strong-willed artist… In 1978, he studied the sound produced by the movement of sand dunes in the Southern Morocco desert and in Mauritania.
An insatiable traveler, the world is his oyster, he is always curious about new people and places. From China to Luxemburg, Japan or Paris, he gets his inspiration from different cultures, constantly reminding us of the connection between space and time.
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