A showcase of outdoor sculptures by the French artist Jean-Marie Appriou. Appriou's sculptures appear archaic, evoking mythology and forms of primitive art, while crafted from the very contemporary material of aluminum.
On this occasion, four cast aluminum Cypress trees will be placed on Galerie Eva Presenhuber’s roof terrace, creating an open-air installation overlooking the city of Zurich. Appriou’s work often refers to the Symbolists, and here he is referencing Arnold Böcklin’s Isle of the Dead. Cypress trees carry the weight of the space between life and death, earth and sky. Their silhouettes are as gracious as they are haunting.