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Artwork Deep Dive: Huguette Caland 'My knees hurt, I am aging like Rossinante'

Author
Nadine Nour el Din
Published
28 August 2022
Tags
The Dubai Collection

A towering wire structure stands larger than life, perched on what appear to be wobbly, misshapen legs. Delicately formed of thin black metal wire, a figure emerges, woven within a mesh-like framework. Seen at a distance, sharp, continuous lines and curving shapes characterise its composition. It appears to be a gestural ink drawing on a sheet of paper, its true dimensions only revealed in motion.