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Dall’alto e da sinistra: contenitore spiralico in maiolica smaltata, Ø max. cm 43, h. cm.23; piatto in maiolica smaltata e lustri, Ø cm. 68; piatto da muro in maiolica smaltata, Ø cm. 65. From the top and the left: spiral container in enamelled majolica, Ø max. cm 43, h. cm 23; plate in enamelled majolica and lustri, Ø cm 68; wall plate in enamelled majolica, Ø cm 65.

The ceramics by Franco Giorgi

The traditional shapes are declined according to functional and expressive principles, rich in chromatic choices and decorative weavings. In a previous presentation of an exhibition (Florence 2001) and after an analysis of the various range of wares created by Franco Giorgi, I could affirm that the artist infuses anaesthetic sense into the everyday life through the various artistic processes. Furthermore Giorgi’s work is characterized by the aim to increase the value of the items through the possibility of their reproduction, although in a small and limited number, due to the type ad the target of the item. Giorgi’s work meets the demands of the market since it uses functional

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Profile for Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte

Artigianato 55  

Italian Magazien about crafts

Artigianato 55  

Italian Magazien about crafts

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