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Piero Fornasetti

 (1913 - 1988)
Piero Fornasetti was active/lived in Italy.  Piero Fornasetti is known for painting and sculpture.

Biography   Piero Fornasetti


Piero Fornasetti was born in Milan in 1913 and he grew up with an insatiable desire to draw anything and everything.  He won a seat at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, but was promptly expelled; his creative spirit did not match the harsh discipline of the academy. 

He forayed into the realm of fashion and began designing silk scarves with his soon-to-be signature motifs of roman ruins, suns, and flowers.  In his furniture designs, Fornasetti worked in an incredible range of materials to create a dizzying array of decorative arts imbued with both wit and theatricality.  Struck with the beauty of the famed Italian opera star Lina Cavalieri, Fornasetti created an entire series called “Themes and Va   ...  Displaying 750 of 1250 characters.

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