"Hands of Akon" by Glenn Bracke
You can take home this unique bronze hand cast of American musician Akon by renowned artist Glenn Bracke.
The cast was taken at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.
Glenn Bracke was born into a family of silk screen printers on March 25th 1970. Showing an early interest in silk screen printing, he soon followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, taking his family heritage to a third generation. Over time, he developed his personal printing style and techniques. At the age of twenty he opened his first silk screen-printing company, Glenn Tex, specialized in full colour T-shirt design and print.
Glenn is also interested in photography. He has created powerful pieces for performance artists and personalities such as Bryan Ferry, Randy Jones, Shaggy, Eros Ramazotti, Grace Jones and Nile Rogers. He has also created a number of unique art collections, some of which were exhibited at the Art Style Gallery in Knokke in 2014. Later that same year Glenn presented his artwork at Cannes, during the Film Festival. The central piece of his exhibition was a truly stunning and imaginative piece, “Grace”. The unveiling took place on the red carpet, during the official opening of the festival and premiere of the film Grace, with the world press in attendance.
Glenn presented several artworks during the Cannes Film Festival, including "Shopping in Paris", exhibited at the Niki Beach Club, and his "Studio 54" piece presented at the exhibition of Chambre Noire.
Bronze Artwork of American singer Akon
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