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Laura de Santillana
Vintage Hand Made Fruit Form Murano Glass Sculpture Vase for Arcade

2001

$1,150

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Vase designed by Laura de Santillana in edition for Arcade, 2001. this is from a series of tropical fruit and plant form inspired vases with the same matte, hand engraved, finish: PAPAIA, made in three different shades of green. MANGO, made in dark red glass. PASSION, made in an orange red glass. MARACUIA, made in golden yellow glass COCCO, made in brown glass Produced by maestro Simone Cenedese in Murano Mouth-blown, hand-shaped, cut glass. Country of Manufacture Italy. Signed by maker and sticker label from Arcade. Hand-Crafted LAURA DE SANTILLANA After finishing her studies, she moved to New York, where she attended the School of Visual Arts 1975 – 1977 and works with Massimo Vignelli as a graphic designer. she returned to Italy and began her active collaboration with the Venini & C, where she came in contact with many Italian and foreign artists. During this period she used the techniques of Murano to create refined works with unusual colors, perfecting the “vetro mosaico” technique. Her glassworks have received many prizes and recognitions, and are held by the most important museums of the world. She collaborated with Venini between 1976 and 1985, during which she designed a range of articles. 1995 Starts collaboration with Simone Cenedese, which continues to this day. 2001-2002 Begins working in bronze and in wax sculpture at the Fonderia Brustolin, Verona SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2018: In This Light, Galleri Glas, Stockholm 2017: Ciel Terrestre, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, Bruxelles 2016:Laura Diaz de Santillana, Stefan Vogdt/Galerie der Moderne, Munich Sleeves, Caterina Tognon, Venezia I fedeli, Studio Museo F. Messina, Chiesa di S. Sisto, Milano 2015: Laura de Santillana, O cha dogu, Ippodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 2014: Tokyo-ga, Ippodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 2013: Big Flats, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France 2012: Laura de Santillana Meteors, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, USA 2011: Grands Transparents, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France Liquid Glass, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA 2010:Laura de Santillana, Prague Festival, Istituto di Cultura Italiano, Prague, Czech 2008: Laura de Santillana, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Los Angeles, CA, USA 2007: Khadi, Galleria Marina Barovier, Venice, Italy 2006: Bodhis, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, France Bodhis, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, NY, USA 2005: New Work, Sanske Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland 2001Laura de Santillana Works, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy (catalog) Laura de Santillana Works, Barry Friedman Gallery, New York, NY, USA (catalog) Metals, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA SELECTED GROUP AND DUO EXHIBITIONS Design Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud Chromatique, MUDAC, Lausanne Living with Art_Albion Barn, Oxford UK Oltre Roma, Accademia d’Ungheria, Roma Fired up: women in glass, Toledo, Museum of Art_Charlotte, Mint Museum , USA Laura de Santillana and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, YSP Trésors de sable et de feu. Verre et cristal aux Arts Decoratifs, XIV-XXI siècle, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France Artissima Torino, Galleria Caterina Tognon Hourglass, Galleria Marignana, Venezia, Italy I Santillana, MAK, Austrian Museum for Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria Artissima Torino, Faggionato Gallery, London, UK Fire and Form: The Art of Contemporary Glass, The Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, Laura de Santillana, Fashion meets Art, Giorgio Armani, New York, NY, USA Translucency, Paul Hughes Fine Arts, London, UK Selected Museums Museo Vetrario di Murano, Venice, Italy The Corning Museum of Glass, New York, NY, USA Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York, NY, USA Saint Louis Museum of Fine Arts, St Louis, MO, USA Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, NY, USA Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, USA Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland MAD, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, USA Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, France Kunstmuseum im Ehrenhof, Düsseldorf, Germany Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany Neue Sammlung, Munich, Germany IMA, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, USA Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, USA This came from an important Northern California collection that included a wonderful selection of Murano Glass. Aldo Nason, Peter Shire and Ettore Sottsass, Murano master Gigi Toso. A descendent of the legendary Venini dynasty of glassmakers, Laura Diaz de Santillana Incalmo Vases, Lino Tagliapietra, Yoichi Ohira, Barbini. The Swiss glassblower Thomas Blank Vittorio Zecchin, Paolo Venini Ercole Barovier. Selected Bibliography I fedeli, Studio Museo Francesco Messina, Sabino Maria Frassà, Maria Fedeli Laura de Santillana and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, Chapel, Yorkshire Sculpture Park Wax, bronze and glass: new sculpture and a new direction from L de S, Susanne K. Frantz, Titan, Barry Friedman Gallery Radiant space, Janet Koplos, Laura de Santillana Works, Museo Correr, Venice, 2001 In the Envelope: Laura de Santillana, Geoff Wickert, Glass, no. 79, 2000 A propos de Laura de Santillana, Jean-Luc Olivié, Galerie L’Arc en Seine, Paris, 1999 Laura de Santillana, Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Barry Friedman Ltd, New York, 1998 Laura de Santillana, Nally Bellati, New Italian Design, Rizzoli International, New York, 1990

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