Laurence Bonnel

France

Laurence Bonnel lives and works in Paris. Her first exhibition was held in 2003 in Paris, then Brussels. After exhibiting several sculptures at the Grand Palais in Paris in 2006, her sculptures were exhibited in Miami and San Diego. Her works are displayed in private collections in France, Geneva, Gstaad, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Barcelona, London, and New York.

The Villa Datris Foundation for Contemporary Sculpture in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue purchased a monumental sculpture in 2010.

In 2012, her sculpture "Les Neuf Muses" ("The Nine Muses") was purchased by the King of Saudi Arabia.

She also created a 30-meter-long installation on a private estate and installed nine figures in the lobby of Hotel de Paris in Saint-Tropez.

The sculpture "L’Enjeu" ("The Challenge"), commissioned for the stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand, for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, marks a turning point in her work: The simple line comes to an end, through the multiplication of lines and curves, to create movement in the sculpture. This work was exhibited in 2013 in Paris and in 2014 in Hong Kong.

Laurence Bonnel created 2 monumental works in Singapore in 2015: "Les Sentinelles" ("The Sentinels"), which is composed of 9 bronze figures, and "Muses" ("Muses"), which is composed of 7 aluminum figures.

In 2016, she also took on the role of artistic director of a gallery where she presents exceptional art furniture and ceramics.

In 2017, a set of monumental figures was installed in New Delhi, and in 2018, a large arrangement of ten figures was installed in a park in France.

In 2018/2019, Laurence created a pair of monumental sculptures especially for Château Pavie, in the Bordeaux region, as well as a monumental sculpture for a public space in Taipei.