Born in Venice from a family of artists, Luciano Gaspari started his career as a painter in the 30s and he finished his art studies in Bologna, in 1937. Already in 1932, he won the prize for young painters of Biennale of Venice.
He joined the Spatialism art movement in 1951 and, between 1955 and 1968, he worked as art director for Salviati contributing creating a fundamental part of the company’s collection.
In 1959, he started a collaboration with Livio Seguso, one of the greatest glass masters at the time, and together they created glass artefacts of superb artistic quality and execution.
In 1960 Gaspari received the E.N.A.P.I. prize in occasion of the Triennale of Milan. Four years later, he partecipated at the Moma event about Industrial Drawing in New York. In 1991 and 1992 he drew glass works for Pino Signoretto. He died in Venice in 2007.
His works, as well as in private collections, are kept in Italian, European and American museums, such as the Modern Art Galleries of Venice and Rome, the Murano Glass Museum, the Guggenheim Museum of New York, the Royal Museum of Art and History of Liège and the Contemporary Art Museum of Tel-Aviv and Caifa.
The exhibition La Fratelli Toso arrives in Altare (SV)
The masterpieces realized by the glass factory Fratelli Toso between 1930 and 1980 arrives in the beautiful museum Museo dell'Arte Vetraria in Altare, a little medieval town in Liguria, with a long tradition in glass making.
Inside an Art Nouveau style villa, you can retrace the most important moments of the Fratelli Toso glass factory throughout the 50 historical pieces on show, in addition to several sketches and historical pictures.
You can visit the exhibition until February 27, 2022
Exhibition PENSIERO NOMADE - opere di Sergio Cerini
On Thursday 18 November, we present at Lamari Creative Shopping the artworks by Sergio Cerini, in the exhibition Pensiero Nomade.
The artist Sergio Cerini, after an important career in fashion, shifts his creativity and communicative strength towards visual art. Art and fashion, creativity and research, aesthetics and color, curiosity and experimentation:
these are the elements that characterize the works on display, managing to convey to the observer the dreaming and dreamed world by the artist