Modern Ceramics | December 2021
In December 2021, the gallery shows a selection of mid-twentieth century ceramics belonging to the vast collection of Simone Begani. Among the works on display: sculptural vases by Federico Quatrini; bas-reliefs by Leoncillo Leonardi, Angelo Biancini, Ugo Lucerni, Alfonso Leoni; plates, bowls and vases by Guido Gambone, Marcello Fantoni, Carlo Zauli. The works are set up on furnishings from a Florentine villa including two consoles from the second half of the eighteenth century and a backlit bookcase designed in the seventies, as a unique piece, by the architect Roberto Monsani, and then produced in a few pieces by Acerbis with the name “Night and Day”.
ROBERTO MONSANI, backlit bookcase (prototype), early seventies
UGO LUCERNI, Annunciazione, early fifties
BRUNO BRUNETTI, Composizione, mixed media on canvas, 1962
MARCELLO FANTONI, Vase, 1953
MARCELLO FANTONI, Sculpture, 1973