Laurence Jenkell’s large candy sculptures have been a feature around Cannes, especially along La Croisette, for a few years now. The artist has had an obsession with the ‘candy’ form making many many variations on the same shape. She works from a studio in Vallouris, which is just outside Cannes and which plays host to many other artists too.
I like Jenkell’s candy sculptures and don’t tire of them but this presentation in the gardens of the Grand Hotel in Cannes is for me blighted by the over large text plaque featuring the artist’s name and the contact for her gallery / agent. But then again this is Cannes.