In ancient factory, Marseille artist sculpts with soap
31 July 2021 | 10:56 am
In the oldest soap factory in Marseille, French artist Frederique Nalbandian sculpts her latest work. Fabrics soaked in paste are taken directly from the oven and assembled into a body reminiscent of a Greek deity.
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