His interest in the arts, and especially in drawing and sculpture, comes to his life. His father wants his son to work in agriculture: he sends him to an agricultural school, against the green of glass.
He abandons himself quickly and his father emancipates him. In 1909, max the glassmaker left for the angleter and became interested in aviation. He passed the military patent and was sent to the front in 1915. A pilot and non-commissioned officer, he began painting and sculpture in earnest, and met artists as a bardin.He enters the school of the fine arts of Geneva. At armistice, the glassmaker returns to bets, opens a workshop and makes his first sculpture with the axe, "pe ́lican", in the style of the years 1925. It is the sign "artus", pseudonym of the artist. In 1919, it was the creation of his publishing house, following a great success. He himself ensures the cast iron, the chiseling, the patina, and the sale of the works.
Seven years later, he opened his own company. Success is present, company is growing, workers are hired. Through his sculptures, the glassmaker translates the fashions of the era, including the liberating of the woman, with her 1928 "clarte" which represents the woman with the short hair "garc íonne"...Her source of inspiration comes mainly from the woman, by making dancers, gymnasts. Parallel to this, he approaches that of animals. Other dancers and men, the glassmaker makes chandeliers, lamp feet, bookhouses.. during the Second World War, the artist is resistant, so temporarily closes the workshop. At the liberation, he resumed the trade, and directed it towards the creation of bronze objects: ashtrays, religious articles, medailles..
This French sculptor received, during the first international exhibition of the decorative arts, a golden medal. His style is synonymous with e ́clectics, with a mixture of e ́gance and modernism. Under several ancient Egyptian influences, ancient grace, tribal art..., he is interested in new technologies and its different forms.
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