Flowers, chocolates and a big ol’ teddy bear are time-honored Valentine’s Day gifts, but if your special someone is an artistic sort — or if you’re a single artistic sort who’s looking to cop something to stave off the gnawing loneliness that the “holiday” often bestows — Pieter Ceizer has got you covered this season. His long-running Woody sculpture series is continuing with a new model dubbed Amour, a love-filled creation that marks his second Valentine’s-themed release after 2021’s Love sculpture.
Hand-crafted in Ceizer’s Paris atelier, Amour is a humanoid heart with outstretched arms and legs and its tagline painted directly across its visage. It’s doused in vivacious red and equipped with white screen-printed details that highlight the Dutch-born artist’s mono-line style, beautiful in its intentional simplicity. Each sculpture stands roughly 10 inches tall, is signed and numbered on the bottom of its feet and comes in a custom wooden box.
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If you’re looking to get some Valentine’s Day wood, Amour will touch down on Pieter Ceizer’s webstore and at KITH Paris come 12:00 CET February 9. It’s limited to 30 units, 27 of which are allocated to the webstore and three of which will be available at KITH Paris.
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