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  • Hardcover
  • Fornasetti: The Complete Universe
  • Mariuccia Casadio
  • English
  • 24 November 2019
  • 0847835340

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Fornasetti: The Complete Universe This elaborate volume, authored by the designers son, is a splendid celebration of one of the worlds most inventive design minds Combining whimsy and elegance, Piero Fornasettitransformed everyday objects like cups, scarves, and screens into works of art featuring his idiosyncratic leitmotifs, such as the hand, the female face, and luminescent fish Additionally, he created a wide range of works, including idealized architectural fantasy drawings, book designs, and provocative nudes, as well as the decor for the luxury liner Andrea Doria Perhaps most famous for dazzling pieces of trompe loeil furniture, Fornasetti was rediscovered in the s and has remained much sought after by collectors worldwide Featuring , illustrations, many never before published, the monograph is designed to be an artists book that reflects as faithfully as possible Fornasettis own approach to design Fornasettis work is organized by type and includes paintings, sculptures and etchings, furniture, graphics, textiles, glass, screens, trays, and ceramics, as well as smaller categories With unique and exhaustive access to the archives, this epic undertaking covers detailed technical, biographical, and bibliographical information, including a list of exhibitions and a register of the complete works A must have for collectors and connoisseurs alike

About the Author: Mariuccia Casadio

Barnaba Fornasetti is a designer and oversees his fathers legacy Andrea Branzi is a leading architect and designer in Milan and has published a number of books on design, including The Hot House Italian New Wave Design Mariuccia Casadio is the art consultant for Italian Vogue and the author of Dolce Gabbana Fashion Album, among other books