News about Piero Fornasetti
Mario Marenco, Piero Fornasetti lamps grace Nova Ars auction April 27
ASTI, Italy – A thorough representation of 20th century design will again be presented by Nova Ars in an online-only auction Thursday, April 27. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Piero Fornasetti porcelain: classic themes, fantastic variations
CHICAGO – Surrounded by the glories of Italian art, Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) possessed a magical talent for transforming classic themes into brilliant contemporary design. Very much the Renaissance man, he was painter, sculptor, craftsman and decorator who applied his creativity to everything from an ocean liner to a porcelain plate. Richard Wright heads a Chicago […]
Make room for modern-design masterpieces at Hindman, May 25
CHICAGO – Hindman’s May 25 Modern Design auction will offer a dynamic selection of works spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, highlighted by a striking selection of Philip and Kelvin LaVerne furniture and a pair of double-sided screens by Piero Fornasetti. Contemporary and experimental designs by Tejo Remy and Niels van Eijk for Droog, John […]
Jean-Michel Frank lamp lights up Heritage design sale
DALLAS – After almost a century of illuminating the conservatory of the same Illinois house, a rare suspension lamp by renowned French designer Jean-Michel Frank has a new place to call home.