From February 1st to March 31st, 2023, the Comité Haussmann Paris, which brings together the main brands and cultural institutions in the Haussmann district, in association with the Galeries Bartoux, offers « FRAGILES COLOSSES », an open-air exhibition in the heart of the Haussmann district of 10 monumental works by the animal sculptor, Michel Bassompierre.
In this exhibition sponsored by the primatologist Sabrina Krief and the actor and director Jacques Weber, the monumental sculptures of bears and gorillas of Michel Bassompierre are emblematic representatives of endangered species. This exhibition aims to raise awareness of the beauty and fragility of the living world.
On this occasion, Michel Bassompierre will unveil « LE MÉLÈZE », a 4-meter-high erect bear: his largest sculpture to date!
Discover some of the works selected for this exhibition: