Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Venice - Tilson in Murano exhibition

Tilson in Murano at Bugno Art Gallery – Venice. Young and dynamic gallery owner, Massimiliano Bugno, proudly stands next to internationally renowned British artist, Joe Tilson with Labirinthos, 2007 (33x19x4cm) between them. Tilson is a part of an important generation of artists that formed at the Royal College of Arts that includes Frank Auerbach, R.B. Kitaj, Peter Blake, Allen Jones and David Hockney. Bugno Art Gallery presents the exhibition, Tilson in Murano – until June 15th. It is the first time that Joe Tilson works in glass and the beautiful exhibition documents seventy-one sculptures that the artist created between 2006 and 2007 in Maestro Silvano Signoretto’s glass workshop in Murano.

Tavola Eye and The Four Elements. Tavola Eye, 2006 – 25.5x24x4cm and The Four Elements, 2007 – 20x28.5x 9cm. Each piece comes in an edition of four original pieces.

Project for The Four Elements. Project for The Four Elements, 2007 - mixed techniques on paper. Each glass sculpture was shown alongside its original project.

Alpha Wheel. Alpha wheel, 2007 – 19x25x7.5 cm – comes in a edition of four original pieces.
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