François Pompon

François Pompon is an animal artist who is passionate about his subjects, considered the leader of French animal sculptors. In 1930, he made the first plaster model of the Head of an Orangutan. As impressive as it is captivating, his work still echoes today by raising contemporary questions such as the relationship between the man and the animal. Pompon, by choosing to work with a primate, the only time he did so, offers a face to face charged with meaning.