Art works for Ogier house. Entrance. Bird installation. Commissioned work for Ogier. Sculptor, Jean Pierre Mousquey. Descending birds created in Black steel wire. By the French sculptor Jean Pierre Mousquey. A former student of applied arts to industry and the unit of study and research on the environment, Beaux Arts Paris The idea behind this installation is to fill the small atrium in the entrance hall with the flight of birds leading you into the reception area and the building beyond. The inspiration for this installation comes from the American sculpture Alexander Culder who was the master of wire sculptor from the 1920. His innovation with this material has inspired many artist of today to work in this medium. Using wire to create a 3D line drawing of the Bird will intern crate an interesting shadow that will reflect on the entrance to Ogier house. Reception Dancing willows, Artist Graham Bannister. 5 panels in Ink and wax on paper. Inspired from the observation of a valley of willow trees. There twisting and distorted trunks climbing for the light gave the idea of this work. They represented the idea of a dance when the artist saw them. The subdued light gave the appearance of a line drawing in movement. This work has been created in a simple line Ink drawing to complement the bird installation and the Architecture of the opposing wall of black glass and metal spiral staircase. The theme for the east walls on the ground floor will be depicting the sea rooks sand and the environment at the waters edge. Client waiting area. Photo abstraction on Glass. Artist Graham Bannister This large photographic image has been created specially for this area. The interior design of this area is made up of a large Black Glass and oak surround, which made it important to find an image full of light and abstract to fill such a large space. The photo has been taken from a mystical forest in central Brittany, which is reflected in the water of the river, which in turn gives the abstraction to the image.
Meeting room first floor Acorn boy on branch. Sculptor Anna Gillespie Having obtained degrees from Oxford University (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) and the London School of Economics (International Relations) In 1992 saw a change of direction and the decision to become a full time sculptor. Anna qualified as a stone mason in Bath before travelling to Italy to study with the sculptor and master carver Nigel Konstam. In 1998 she took an MA in Fine and Media Arts at Cheltenham. This work is a collaboration between the sculptor Anna Gillespie and Artist Graham Bannister. An acorn Boy sits on an oak branch contemplating. The figure is made up of acorn shells, which gives the on looker a surreal feeling of the mystery of the oak tree. It is accompanied with a wooden bowl of acorns. Client waiting area. Leaf person. Leaf print, Sculptor, Anna Gillespie. The leaf figure in this image is being blown away buy the wind giving the felling of walking in the forest on a windy day. Walk through 1st floor Installation of forest mushrooms. Artist, Robert Goupy Robert is of the grand age of 86 and still working, he started making the mushrooms for the pharmaceutical industries for identification. He also is a designer of fabric and a prolific watercolour painter. This installation is made up of 4 long Perspex boxes, which will hang on the 10-‐ meter wall on the first floor. They are part of a collection of works representing the plant life found in the forest under growth, which will be placed around the building. They are made of ceramics and hand painted in oil colour. Knowledge centre Twin branch reflected artist Graham Bannister Digigraphie Black and white Ink painting with wax. This is a mirrored image of a branch taken 2 seconds between each shoot, which makes it look as if it is in a natural setting. This is hung with other relating photographs.
West wall 2nd floor Fragments 10. Artist Hung Xu. A forerunner in new photographic techniques used in art. Chinese artist Huang Xu presents a series of ethereal large size C-‐prints exploring the fragile nature of mans contribution to the natural world. An estimated 3 billion plastic bags are used in China every day, many of which end up in makeshift rubbish heaps, clogging the cities and countryside with plastic. This image is one of the plastic bags from rubbish heaps in China. Huang has digitally remodeled it with 3D scanners normally used by archaeologists, to produce images of haunting luminosity. Evoking the aesthetic of the sublime, Although this is one of mans more negative contribution to the landscape the artist has managed to find a presence of beauty with in it. Stairs next to reception. Cascade 6 movements of water falling. Artist, Graham Bannister. Photographic Black and white Images taken from a series of fall’s from the French Alps. The images give the impression of water falling through the stair well at Ogiers. This prose’s is Digigraphie on watercolor paper with wax varnish and wax and pigment pastels. Through out the Building Folio of etchings. Forest hidden life. Artist Helene Nue, Distinctions, Prix Art Actuel. Medaille d’Or, Salon des Artistes Francais. Grand prix, Salon des Artistes Francais. Prix Taylor Prix du Musee Baron Gerard. Helen is an artist that works with incredible detail; the works depict different aspects of the micro life in the forest. She leaves nothing to the imagination Putting everything possible into the work. West wall 3rd floor Twist Tree. Artist Graham Bannister This is a photo divided into a Quantum idea that Graham has been exploring for last 12 years. Dividing images by four you can create interesting compositions. This also represents the idea of the spiral a further and future exploration of the Artist.
Fourth floor The river and surrounding life. This floor will dedicated to theme of the river using photography, painting, Drawings and pastels. One of the works is by the Artist Marie –France Piel The work depicts the rocks and trees from a gorge in central Brittany. Her use of color is brilliant bring life and light to her work. This is a large pastel of 120 x 120 cm. she has been working in pastels for more than 30 years. Fifth floor. Restaurant. Work in progress the idea being developed at present is food for free. Images depicting food that we can find in the forest and countryside. Again we have an installation by Robert Goupy of ceramic apples. This floor will be working on the theme of the higher ground, mountains hills and sky. One of the works is an Ink and wax painting of a tree from the French Alps. Artist Graham Bannister. Arial photographs Artist Photographer Yann Arthus Bertrand. One the most celebrated French photographers. Very colorful images full of texture the more you look the more there is to find.