Olivier Strebelle Biography
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Public Sculptures


1943

First sculptures in ceramic.

1949

First sculptures in bronze and ceramic composed of interlocking elements.

1950

"Le Triton d'Ostende" Casino of Ostend and "La Sirène" Casino of Blankenberge, two large sculptures in ceramic (Belgium).

1953

"Le Cheval Bayard", a 13m bronze sculpture incrusted ceramic, Namur (Belgium).

1958

"La Coquille", first sculpture in stainless steel for Shell Company in Brussels.

1966

"Anthropomotion", monumental moving sculpture for the Montréal World Fair.

1972

"Le Bon Génie", sculpture for the University of Jerusalem.

1973

"Dessus-Dessous", "Caisse Générale d'Epargne et de Retraite" (Fortis Bank), Brussels.

1974

Presentation - in Tokyo, at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, at the Conciergerie of Paris - of seven sculpture-properties for the Théâtre Laboratoire Vicinal's play "I" (F. Baal and A. West). Awarded at the Zagreb Festival of Experimental Art for its sculptural scenic conception.

1976

"L'Endormie" and "L'Epanouie", sculptures for the architect Portman, Atlanta, USA.

1979

"L'Envol", Finance Ministry, Brussels.

1980

"Miss Télévision", Ciné Télé Revue, Brussels.

1984

"The Protecting Eagle", monumental sculpture for Harrisburg, U.S.A ; "Artifices d'Acier", monumental sculpture in stainless steel (20 by 19 meters large) for the new buildings of "Le Crédit Communal de Belgique" (Dexia bank), Brussels.

1985

"Between Sea and Sky", monumental sculpture in the Marina Center in Singapore.

1986

"The Lions", two pairs of monumental bronzes for Portman, Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta, USA.

1987-88

"L'Attelage", bronze sculpture for the company Beaulieu (Belgium).

1989

Various projects in Brussels : Rue Belliard, rond-point Schuman and Place Stéphanie.

1990-91

"Ascendances", sculpture for the Trade Mart Design Center, Brussels. "La Source", project for Euroclear, Brussels.

1991

"The Lions", two sculptures for the Theology Institute, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium.

1992

"Confluences", 36 meter high sculpture in stainless steel for the European Parliament in Brussels.

1993-94

"Le Phénix 44", a 16 ton bronze work for the Brussels liberation birthday.

1994-95

"Flight in Mind", monumental bird for BIAC, Brussels National Airport in Zaventem; "The Weathervanes" for Shell Research Center on the campus of the University in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

1995

"Sun's Arrows", commission of a monumental sculpture in Singapore (Suntec's project), Sydney 2000 project - Olympic games.

1997-98

"L'Attelage", Thermal Baths of Ostend, Belgium.

1998

"Sur un Grand Pied", DOMO CAPRO G.m.b.H, Leuna, Germany.

2000

"A Bras Ouverts", Winston Churchill Avenue, Brussels.

2001 "La Victoire II", UCB, Brussels.
2001-02 "L’Enlèvement d’Europe", monumental fountain, Europe Square, Moscow, Russia.
2002 "Ten Ten", for Time Salon-The European Watch Exhibition, Brussels,
2003 "La Vague", inauguration of the monumental fountain in Kortrijk, Belgium.
2004 "L’Accueil", Brasseries Georges, avenue Winston Churchill, Brussels.