by Agape Charmani
Jaume Plensa is a Barcelona-born artist famous for his large-scale works. Plensa has received numerous national and international distinctions, while he was a teacher at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Working in the public space, the artist has installed his works all around the world, creating impressive imaginative sculptures that interact with the environment.
The feature of transparency has been the most important and distinctive element in his work. His see-through sculptures incorporate their surroundings, whether it is the natural environment or an urban setting, allowing the visitor to see the works inside and combined with the public space.