Let's talk about the giant giraffe in the room...
Get down with your wild side at this one-of-a-kind villa in Marrakesh. Dar El Sadaka taps into Moroccan whimsy with large-scale animal sculptures by #jeanfrancoisfourtou
roaming the property. Elephants, chimpanzees, and geese—oh my! Each nook offers an unexpected roommate. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It's refreshing to be in a space where for once, I don't feel oversized. Even at 191cm tall - and not exactly what you'd call lithe - the "Giant's House" makes me feel teeny-tiny! Modelled after a room in Jean-François Fourtou's childhood home, the artist made this space on an other-worldly scale so as to evoke the feeling of being a child in an adult's world. Judging by our antics, I'd say he pretty much succeeded. #darelsadaka #jeanfrancoisfourtou #giantshouse #morocco #marrakech #vacation #travel #wanderlust
Jean-François Fourtou's "Tombée du Ciel" - planted as it is, on its roof, foundations pointing skywards, in the middle of a field in the artist's own home just 20 minutes from Marrakech - is quite a delightful sight. A faithful recreation of the artist's grandparents' home from his childhood, the insides of this tilted, upside down world is not for the spacially challenged! #jeanfrancoisfourtou #darelsadaka #marrakech #art #travel #wanderlust #vacation #morocco
🦒 • Dar El Sadaka is a property in Marrakech, filled with spectacular wildlife sculptures. Incredible work by #jeanfrancoisfourtou
Dreamy and whimsical, Dar El Sadaka is an indulgent experience of Marrakech sprawled within 25-acres of oasis-like gardens. The animal scupltures of Jean-François Fourtou, realist in their detail and deliciously surrealist in their context and proportions, can be encountered all over the property, most delightfully when you least expect it. Check out today's story to see Fourtou's fantastical pieces.
Nowhere you can see so much all the same beach houses than at the Belgian coast. It inspired French but Morocco-based artist Jean-Francois Fourtou to construct the Beach Castle at a roundabout in Knokke. The work is part of Beaufort 2018, an exhibition of 23 sculptures along the Belgian coast. #beachhouses #jeanfrancoisfourtou #knokke #beaufort2018 #publicart
In the heart of the Palmeraie of Marrakesh, only 15 minutes’ drive from the walls of the ‘Red City’, lies a unique privately-owned estate: Dar El Sadaka. Within the grounds of this playful, beautiful and truly magical place, we welcome you in our fully-staffed villa for your holidays and private events.
Designed by French visual artist Jean-François Fourtou and fully refurbished by Philippe Forrestier, with lush gardens, stunning interiors, delicate cuisine, caring staff and artwork throughout the property, Dar El Sadaka is the perfect retreat for the epicureans, the art lovers and the most discerning travellers
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Casa do escultor Jean-François Furth em Marrakech 🦒 Escultor vive entre Paris, Madri e Marrakech, mas é no Marrocos onde o artista encontra seu refúgio, um oásis de calma, para produzir sua arte. Além da escultura da girafa temos mesa e cadeiras Saarinen. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 "Era uma aldeia abandonada, ruínas sólidas. Eu decidi reconstruí-la para convidar amigos", disse ele. UAU!!! ....................................................................................#architecture
Binnenkijken in het landgoed van Beaufort-kunstenaar Fourtou in Marrakech. Een domein dat groter is dan de tuinen van het beroemde luxehotel La Mamounia. Waar huizen op hun dak balanceren, je niet naast een reusachtige geit kan kijken, grote bijen de kamers bevolken en je een gastenverblijf kan boeken. Ontdek de wondere wereld van Fourtou @darelsadaka
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Fourtou's kunstwerk 'Cabin Castle' kan je in Knokke bezoeken t.e.m. 30 september @beaufort2018
Tekst: Christophe Dosogne
Foto's: Maxime Dufour
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