Gaetano Pesce

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: Designs at the End of the 20th Century

May 14, 2019

Maarten Baas, Clay Fan, executed 2007
May 19, 2019 Modern Art and Design Auction

Peter’s Auction Pick of the Day: Designs at the end of the 20th century

As a reaction to the Modernist demands of earlier decades, various design movements of the late 20th and early 21st centuries attempted to unify their craft with the formal qualities of sculpture in order to expose the passivity with which most viewers encountered their medium as well as to redefine their own role as authors of their work.

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Gaetano Pesce Exhibition in the Press

July 15, 2010

Days after the opening of “Gaetano Pesce: Pieces of a Larger Puzzle” there has already been quite a bit of buzz surrounding the exhibit… Check out articles on: New York Times T Magazine Blog Azure Magazine You Have Been Here Sometime FromRuswithLove Abitare KCET

Gaetano Pesce Lecture and Exhibit Opening

July 8, 2010

“The future is the time of originals.” – Gaetano Pesce Last night marked the official debut of Gaetano Pesce: Pieces from a Larger Puzzle. Pesce himself flew over from Italy to lecture at the Hammer Museum, commenting on his previous works and noting his own perspectives on the future and humanity. Pesce began by blatantly […]

Gaetano Pesce Retrospective: Pieces From A Larger Puzzle

June 28, 2010

Throughout the years Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) has offered various works by Gaetano Pesce in many important modern auctions. It is therefore appropriate that LAMA is a co-sponsor in the upcoming “Pieces From A Larger Puzzle”, Gaetano Pesce’s first solo West coast exhibition. As co-curator of the upcoming retrospective of the architect-artist-designer Gaetano Pesce, Peter […]

Conversation Pesce

June 6, 2009

In the middle of the hectic preview, I got a chance to snag James Robbins, LAMA’s Client Services Representative, to tell me what his favorite piece in the sale was. He quickly replied, “The ‘Donna’ Chair, of course!”. Luckily, I got to take a photo of him in his three piece suit and the chair. […]