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Barbara Mathes Gallery is pleased to present Fausto Melotti: Ceramics, a selection of Melotti’s remarkable ceramics from the postwar period.

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Barbara Mathes Gallery is pleased to present Fausto Melotti: Ceramics, a selection of Melotti’s remarkable ceramics from the postwar period. Fausto Melotti (1901-1986) was a central figure in 20th century Italian art who first rose to prominence in the years prior to the Second World War. His unique artistic style synthesized the technical precision of the Constructivists and the fantastical, …

Barbara Mathes Gallery is pleased to present Fausto Melotti: Ceramics, a selection of Melotti’s remarkable ceramics from the postwar period. Fausto Melotti (1901-1986) was a central figure in 20th century Italian art who first rose to prominence in the years prior to the Second World War. His unique artistic style synthesized the technical precision of the Constructivists and the fantastical, biomorphic language of Surrealism. Experimenting with materials, he frequently drew upon his lifelong interests in music, poetry, and architecture.

Although best known for the singular metal sculptures …

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