Exposition des sculptures d'Antoine PAUCARD

Le Bourg
19700 SAINT SALVADOUR
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Antoine Paucard (1886-1980) is an atypical character. This "corrézien farmer" autodidact led a tumultuous life. He is a soldier in “Hunter in Africa”, he returned to France after an accident that causes him to lose an eye. It becomes laborer, farmer and finally mason. This man lives a frustrated but bathed in poetry and beauty. He point in more than a hundred books every thought that crosses his mind. He began to sculpt granite of Correze, presenting to the world the people he considers important and fundamental to our culture (Napoleon Sédulix ...), it also presents his sculptures through a vision of life in Saint-Salvadour in the early twentieth century (his father one of the last miller, a Georgian soldier victim of Nazism, ...). Discover through these sculptures sweet and naive, thinking of an amazing man of the twentieth century with his doubts and values. In a space dedicated to sculptures of this artist, you will find statues of granite, both touching and pragmatic. You can also visit the village cemetery where the tomb of the artist has a prominent place, as well as the surrounding countryside which is also marked by A. Paucard, as with his rock Sédulix. Come meet this character and his statues, witnesses of its history. Free access.

Open all year round, every day from 8am.

Dates

All year 2020 daily
All year 2021 daily
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