“The Invisible City”  Collection

 “The Invisibili City”  is a visionary path composed by fantastic architectures in glass and crystal. Many cities, many small wonders, new skylines, places that evoke marvel. Everyone should have his own, small or vast, real or imaginary, a space of wonders in which to live one’s dreams, a world of transparencies where anything is possible, offering the viewer the freedom to sense their own personal wonderland.

“RED ATOLL’’

Material: Murano glass, Wood Resin, Hematite

Dimensions (In): Ø15.35 x H 16.93

Dimensions (Cm): Ø 39 x H 43

DESCRIPTION

A bell jar made of clear glass, sculptur a rigid dome – coated with micro-cement resin and decorated with hematite sand, the selenium red filaments in Murano glass extending upwards. A footed, swivel wooden base also covered with resin and decorated with a silvery, spatula finish.

“THE GREEN PLANET” 1

Material: Murano glass, Wood, Micro cement, Resin, phosforescents pigments

Dimensions (In): Ø 15.35 x H 12.99

Dimensions (Cm): Ø 39 x H 33

 DESCRIPTION

The Green Planet is a distant and unknown planet to terrestrials, where the people who inhabit it live their existence in harmony with themselves and with nature. Encased in a bell jar crafted of clear blown glass, green filaments in Murano glass seemingly defy gravity to create this miniature green planet, the ground made of molten glass enriched with fluorescent pigments.  A utopian scenario recalling “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino.

The sculpture rests on a footed, swivel wooden support that is coated with a micro-cement, textured resin flaunting a silvery finish.

“THE HAPPY ISLAND’’

Material: Murano glass Wood Resin

Dimensions (In): Ø15.35 x H 12.99

Dimensions (Cm): Ø 39 x H 33

DESCRIPTION

Part of the Le Città Invisibili Collection – borrowed from the Italian title for “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino – this visionary sculpture depicts a fairy-tale horizon. Blue and azure Murano glass filaments rise from a pile of turquoise glass pebbles encapsulated in a bell jar made of clear blown glass. The swivel, round wooden support is coated with micro-cement resin finished with a raised, silver spatula finish.

  • Glass Sculpture - Eastern - Sun

“THE EASTERN SUN’’

Material: Murano glass, Resin

Dimensions (In): Ø 11.81 x H 11.81

Dimensions (Cm): Ø 30 x H 30

DESCRIPTION

Part of the Le Città Invisibili Collection, named after the original title for “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino, this Murano glass sculpture was inspired by the book’s visionary, utopian scenarios. The orange filaments extend from a resin hill, chiseled and glazed in black, the whole reminding of sultry sun rays flooding a verdant landscape. A bell jar crafted of clear blown glass completes the design.

“ATLANTIS”

Material: Murano glass, Wood Resin, 

Dimensions (In): Ø 15.35 x H 16.93

Dimensions (Cm): Ø 39 x H 43

DESCRIPTION

“The search for Atlantis strikes the deepest of the heart for the sense of the melancholy loss of a marvelous thing, a happy perfection that once belonged to mankind. And so it awakens that hope that almost all of us carry within: the hope so often caressed and so often disappointed that certainly who knows where, who knows when, there may be a land of peace and abundance, of beauty and justice, where we, from those poor creatures that we are, we could be happy … ”

“THE GREEN PLANET” II

Material: Murano glass, Wood, Resin

Dimensions (In): Ø 15.35 x H 12.99

Dimensions  (Cm): Ø 39 x H 33

DESCRIPTION

Green filaments in Murano glass seemingly defy gravity to create this miniature green planet, the ground made of molten glass enriched with half dome covered with brilliant hematite.  The sculpture rests on a footed, swivel wooden support that is coated with a micro-cement, textured resin flaunting a silvery finish.

“ICE AGE’’

Material: Murano glass Wood Resin

Dimensions (In): Ø15.35 x H 16.93

Dimensions  (Cm): Ø 39 x H 43

DESCRIPTION

Revealed through a bell jar fashioned of clear blown glass, silvery filaments in Murano glass molten in a single step represent a shimmering, frozen scenario – hence the piece’s name meaning “ice age”.  The design draws inspiration from the utopian “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino and their ethereal, airy flair. Swivel wooden support coated with a micro-cement, textured resin embellished with a silvery finish.

“MISSION IMPOSSIBLE”

Antonio Ratti MIniartexil Award 2004 unanimously assigned to the work “Mission impossible” by Daniela Forti for the suggestion and finesse of the image, whose fragile, transparent “broken wires” in glass, which rise from a dark background of shapeless fragments , they allude with praised poetry to the tension of one “Mission” as “impossible” as it is ethically necessary.

Rossana Bossaglia, Luciano Caramel, Walter Valentin

Material: Murano glass

Dimensions (In): Ø 7,87 x H 7,87

Dimensions (Cm): Ø 20 x H 20

“NEVERLAND ”

Material: Murano glass Stones of white carrara marble, Resin.

Dimensions (In): Ø 15,35 x H 12,99

Dimensions (Cm): Ø 39 x H 33

DESCRIPTION

Part of the Le Città Invisibili Collection – borrowed from the Italian title for “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino – this visionary sculpture depicts a fairy-tale horizon. Revealed through a bell jar fashioned of clear blown glass, black and white filaments in Murano glass molten in a single step represent a shimmering scenario