Motorcycles A statue Harley-Davidson In tribute to Johnny Hallyday is not the taste of the Greens in Paris
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a sculpture project in tribute to the rocker in front of the Omnisports Palace of Bercy creates the controversy. But the ecologist mayor of the 12th arrondissement questions the merits of the chosen symbols to discuss Johnny Hallyday.
After the death ofin December 2017, Kamel Mennour, a Parisian gallerist specializing in contemporary art wanted a sculpture to be installed at in memory of the rocker, reports
He contacted one of the artists he represents,, 72 years old, a plasticist known for his overlays of objects: a refrigerator placed on a safe, an anvil installed on a drawer furniture ...
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electric guitar for the occasion, Bertrand Lavier has combined two Johnny emblems, a motorcycle and an electric guitar. The monument he has designed consists of a steel mat of 4,75 meters shaped Gibson guitar handle, stuck in a bluish base. The project, was validated by Læticia Hallyday,
the work must be offered to the city of Paris. At the municipality to install it in front of the Accor Arena, formerly Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy, on the Johnny-Hallyday esplanade, which must be inaugurated in September.
but Emmanuelle Pierre-Marie, Mayor Ecologist of the 12th arrondissement of Paris, has doubts about the chosen sculpture: "Johnny Hallyday is a huge artist, and I rejoiced the idea that a work represents this great singer, she explains to the world. There, I am dubious. As we want to create a sustainable city, appeased, the project focuses on a Harley-Davidson, which symbolizes everything else.
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The right speaks of "green censors"
The timing is complicated while the municipality has just decided. "I apprehend a little loose damage that this monument may arouse," adds Emmanuelle Pierre-Marie.
While the file was to be examined on Wednesday, June 23 by the Borough Council, it removed it from the agenda, without explanation. The right shrinks to the "green censorship" and denounces "ideological and sectarian considerations" with respect to "an artist who embodies Paris and France".
"Motorcycles were part of Johnny's life, disappeared to the Greens", Valerie Montandon, elected (Republicans) of the 12th arrondissement, while recognizing that the aesthetics of the project may be disputed.
The statue benefits in any case the support of Emmanuel Grégoire, the first deputy of Anne Hidalgo. "She embodies Johnny Hallyday. The bike is a very personal symbol of the artist. A debate should take place at the Paris Council.
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