Daily Management Review

Monumental Sculptures from the Lalanne Couple


While the Château de Versailles hosts "Les Lalanne à Trianon," an exhibition presented in partnership with the Galerie Mitterand, running through October 10, the Osenat auction house is unveiling three monumental works by the sculptors on Sunday, October 3, in Fontainebleau.

by Sophie Reyssat

Each one was custom-made for the Centre Européen d'Education Permanente (CEDEP), an organization established more than fifty years ago by the French business school INSEAD, whose campus it shares in the city, to train the leaders of the world's largest companies. The arts were introduced to CEDEP in 1973, at the instigation of its then-president, Guy Landon. A collection was gradually amassed, in collaboration with the Artcurial art center, featuring local artists such as the Lalanne  couple. They left their mark by designing the grounds of the establishment in 1989, later enhancing it with their own open-air works in 1991. Read more!