Jean Jullien Designs a Cheery Whale Sculpture with a Functional Blowhole — Colossal



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#ceramics
#Jean Jullien
#vessels
#whales

December 11, 2023

Grace Ebert

All images courtesy of Case Studyo

French artist Jean Jullien (previously) has teamed up with Case Studyo to create a jolly sculpture titled “La Baleine,” a.k.a. “The Whale.” With a functional blowhole that can hold pencils, plants, or flowers, the porcelain vessel features Jullien’s signature chunky line drawings. The wide, toothy grin adds a sense of optimism and goodwill, while the artist likens the blowhole to “an emblem of exhaling and releasing creative energy.”

“La Baleine” is available in an edition of 500 from Case Studyo. Find more from Jullien on Instagram. (via Hypebeast)

 

a smiling whale sculpture with a plant in the blowhole

a smiling whale sculpture with a drawn plant in the blowhole

a smiling whale sculpture with a plant in the blowhole

a smiling whale sculpture resting atop a box with a drawing of the sculpture on the side

a smiling whale sculpture with a removable blowhole vase

 

#ceramics
#Jean Jullien
#vessels
#whales

 

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