Sept. 3rd – October 3rd, 2010
Castellamonte – Italy
The key location of the event is as usual Palazzo Botton, that will host a solo exhibition of Rachele Bianchi, sculptor and ceramicist, whose large works are a miracle of geometric poetry, and “The soul of the Earth”, a collective exhibition that offers an interesting overview on the evolution of art ceramics since the Seventies. The artists featured in this exhibition need no presentation: Arman, Paolo Echaurren, Giosetta Fioroni, Luisa Gardini, Nicolas Leiva, Aldo Mondino, Mimmo Paladino, Ettore Sottsass.
The “Maestri” Guido Mariani and Carlo Sipsz have been assigned the Castellamonte Castle for their solo exhibitions. Here the visitors will also be able to view a collection of large works by Guido Garbarino, Riccardo Giraudo, Emanuele Luzzati, Paola Malato, Marcello Mannuzza, Manuz, Aldo Pagliaro, Ylli Plaka, Nino Ventura e Carlo Zoli.
In the Gymnasium, the theme of the exhibition is Design pottery, with works of Emmanuel Babled, Martine Bedin, Mark Beneschi, Alberto Biagetti, Andrea Branzi, Massimo Giacon, Ron English, Mauro Martinuzzi, Alessandro Mendini, Marcello Morandini.
More Italian ceramicists’ works are hosted at La Fornace: Antibo Attilio, Carmen Barbini, Arturo Bertagnin, Roberto Bertagnin, Guglielmo Bozzano, Franco Bratta, Silvia Calcagno, Carlos Carlé, Albano Frediani e Graziosa Bertagnin, Dino Gambetta, Enzo L’Acqua, Rosanna La Spesa, Sandro Lorenzini, Claudio Manfredi, Renata Minuto, Milena Milani, Giorgio Moiso, Walter Morando, Enrica Noceto, Paolo Parini, Simonetta Porazzo, Gianni Piccazzo, Giovanni Tinti, Alberto Viola.
Silvio Vigliaturo, Sandra Baruzzi, Miro Pianola and Guglielmo Marthyn are displaying their art pottery in the rooms of the old factory La Castellamonte.
More exhibitions are open at Theatrum, in the Museum Famiglia Allaira and also outside Castellamonte: in Aglié at the Castello ducale and at the Confraternita di Santa Marta, in Caluso at Palazzo Valperga, in Pavone at the D’Andrade Museum.
Castellamonte – 50a Mostra della Ceramica
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