Eddy Maniez

An artist who captures the softness of nature in sculpture, enriched with the sparkle of Swarovski.

Eddy Maniez was born in picturesque Grasse in the French Alpes-Maritimes on Jan. 6, 1969, and has emerged as a leading figure in the world of visual art. His journey as a self-taught sculptor and plastic artist has given him a unique voice within the artistic community, especially for his revolutionary approach to sculpture with a technique that takes pointillism to a three-dimensional plane.

Maniez has refined his signature method since 2006, and with further developments as of 2010, covering his sculptures with hundreds or even thousands of silicone dots. This approach, born out of pure instinct and with no prior plan, results in works that are not only visually captivating, but also have a surprisingly soft texture. The addition of Swarovski crystals to many of his sculptures adds an extra dimension of brilliance and sophistication, giving his creations an irresistible appeal.

Maniez’s sources of inspiration are as remarkable as his art; his 20 years of experience as a forest ranger has given him a deep connection with nature and its inhabitants. This connection is tangible in his work, which often captures the elegance and grace of animals and sea creatures. His sculpture ‘Moonfish’ symbolizes his artistic breakthrough and commercial success. It embodies the essence of his style: soft, rounded forms combined with the dynamic texture of silicone, giving the piece a vibrant, almost fluid movement.

Vision XR Gallery is proud to present Eddy Maniez as one of its prominent artists. His works, which transcend the boundaries of traditional sculpture, are an exciting addition to our collection. Each piece by Maniez invites the viewer not only to admire its visual beauty, but also to feel its texture and interaction with light, creating an immersive experience that captures the essence of its connection to the natural world.

Maniez’s enchanting sculptures are perfectly at home in the vibrant surroundings of our gallery, alongside the work of other distinguished artists. His unique approach to sculptural art makes him an unmissable part of the contemporary art scene, and we invite art lovers to come and discover the depth and beauty of his work in person.

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Gallery closed until 20/08/2024

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