Swiss Artist Sculpts Sprawling Model Castle on Dried River Bank

14 August 2022 17:13 WIB

Land art artist Francois Monthoux works on his "Monthoux castle" made out of clay retrieved from the dried bed of Le Toleure river due to ongoing drought, in Saubraz, Switzerland, August 12, 2022. Swiss artist Francois Monthoux's annual project to build clay sculptures on the banks of Switzerland's Toleure river has sprawled into a captivating castle complex this year as the drought afflicting Europe allows him to extend his dream world. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

13 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

Land art artist Francois Monthoux works on his "Monthoux castle" made out of clay retrieved from the dried bed of Le Toleure river due to ongoing drought, in Saubraz, Switzerland, August 12, 2022. Monthoux began this year's project with modest ambitions six weeks ago but the drought allowed him to build an entire city of spires. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

13 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

Visitors look at the work called "Monthoux castle" by land art artist Francois Monthoux, which he made out of clay retrieved from the dried bed of Le Toleure river due to ongoing drought, in Saubraz, Switzerland, August 12, 2022. Monthoux, a nature lover, says he is sad to see plants dying all around him and "it would be a catastrophe" if an enduring drought meant he could keep going with the project for years. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

13 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

Land art artist Francois Monthoux works on his "Monthoux castle" made out of clay retrieved from the dried bed of Le Toleure river due to ongoing drought, in Saubraz, Switzerland, August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

13 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

Land art artist Francois Monthoux works on his "Monthoux castle" made out of clay retrieved from the dried bed of Le Toleure river due to ongoing drought, in Saubraz, Switzerland, August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

13 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB

Visitors look at the work called "Monthoux castle" by land art artist Francois Monthoux, which he made out of clay retrieved from the dried bed of Le Toleure river due to ongoing drought, in Saubraz, Switzerland, August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

13 Agustus 2022 00:00 WIB