Antoine Poncet is active/lives in New York / Switzerland, France. Antoine Poncet is known for abstract form sculpture.
Biography Antoine Poncet
Antoine Poncet, (b.1928) Artist
Poncet was a highly regarded exponent of post-war sculpture in Europe, and known for amorphous forms that appear as if emerging from molten bronze. His highly reflective surfaces constantly seem to evolve, instilling the work with not only a real sense of dynamism but also of transience.
Growing up in Switzerland, Poncet was surrounded by artists; his father was a painter and his grandfather was the famous Nabis* artist Maurice Denis. At the age of fourteen Poncet went to study under the sculptor Germaine Richier in Zurich.
From 1942-1945 he attended the École des Beaux Arts in Lausanne, after which he moved to Paris where he took a studio and enrolled at the Académie de la Grande
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