Metropolis

"Metropolis by Hans van Bentem"

Picture of towers from New York city, Baccarat Metropolis sculptures, red line surrounding the towers.


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Discover Metropolis, a masterpiece dedicated to Baccarat collectors

HANS VAN BENTEM

hans van bentem is known worldwide for his monumental sculptures, large installations and objects for public spaces, galleries and museums all over the world.

He is always searching for collaborations with traditional craft studios to make his contemporary pieces in classical materials, as if to freeze time and create the antiques of the future.

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hans van bentem has created for baccarat a series of three sculptures in a numbered edition, inspired by the progress of architecture throughout history.

the first piece in the collection, number 1, looks back at the classic codes of greco-roman architecture and symbolises man’s need to reach for the stars.
 

the crystal tower, hand-cut by baccarat artisans, reflects all the magic of the project.