Original Artist: Giulio Candussio
Conceived by: Giulio Candussio
Studio: Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli
Materials: Venetian Smalti, Venetian Gold, Reclaimed Terracotta, Marble, Natural Stone.
Height (cm): 100
Width (cm): 100
Depth (cm): 30
Weight (kg): 15
This solid three-dimensional sculpture has definite fluidity. It is as though a wheel has just stopped spinning, and is slowly coming to its resting position.
Standing at one meter, it is a sculpture that demands attention. One side is imbued with handmade Venetian glass (smalti). Multiple shades of gold glisten in varying light conditions, ensuring that Forma Plastica will aluminate any home.
The brilliant gold is contrasted by natural terracotta tones on the other side. Here you will find natural stones, marble and reclaimed terracotta, which together provide warmth and create a calm affect.
This is an original sculpture by renowned Italian artist, Maestro Giulio Candussio.
Giulio Candussio (b. 1945, Udine, Italy) has developed a practice based on individual perception and experimentation across art forms.
In 1980, he became Art Director of Bisazza, driving creative research in the field of mosaic. In 2004, he took on the role of Director for the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli, Spilimbergo, Italy.
Among his projects are the Tottenham Court Road tube station in London (1983) and the 118-by-13-foot mosaic mural, “Iridescent Lightning,” presented to the city of New York in 2003 and now located at the Temporary World Trade Center PATH station.