Marcel-André Bouraine was a prominent French sculptor known for his Art Deco creations during the early to mid-20th century. Born on November 17, 1886, in Pontoise, France, his work played a significant role in the Art Deco movement, which was characterized by its sleek, geometric designs and a fascination with the intersection of art and industry.
During World War I, Bouraine was a prisoner of war and was taken to Switzerland. He later studied at École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Genève. During the 1920s and 1930s, Bouraine's work came to epitomize the Art Deco style. His sculptures often depicted graceful, elongated figures, emphasizing sleek lines and a sense of modernity.
Bouraine's work was part of the sculpture event in the art competition at the 1924 Summer Olympics. In 1928, he designed statuettes in pâte de verre for glass manufacturer Gabriel Argy-Rousseau. He exhibited more...
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