Tradition and experimentation. This is the combination that gives life to the works by Marino Moretti, a skillful ceramist who creates finely crafted artifacts featuring a very unique style, bright colors and amazing subjects. Marino uses several different techniques, such as majolica, engobe, bucchero, and enamels, colored crystallines and oxides of various kinds. In addition to a series of solo exhibitions, Marino has showcased his works in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, Melbourne, Toronto and Muscat. His workshop/gallery is currently housed in the fortress of Viceno (Via del Castello Vecchio, 12), a building dating back to the 9th century and overlooking Orvieto, where the showroom is based.
Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm
Piazza del Duomo, 1, Orvieto, TR, Italia - +39 320 2651654 - http://www.marinomoretti.it
His studio expresses the perfect synthesis of art and craftsmanship. Bruno Gambone, son of the father-master who opened this workshop in 1949, has been working intensively on his language since 1969, after several years spent in New York where he frequented artists including Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. The workshop in Via Benedetto […]
Master of the decorative art of porcelain, since 1974 Lucciano Landi has been running his own ceramic art studio in a picturesque corner of a timeless Florence, where he experiments techniques and materials. Watching him, it is impossible not to be captivated by the emotional spell of the workshop where the artist appears to speak […]
Founded in 1857 by the Sbigoli family and carried on by the Adami family, this old artisan workshop produces a vast range of ceramics following the ancient Tuscan artisan tradition of majolica, terracotta which is glazed and embellished with Renaissance and medieval decorations. The family Adami, particularly mother Antonella and daughter Lorenza, are still dedicated […]
Alberto Giampieri is the whole package when it comes to ceramics. As a child, he began experimenting with moulding his toys, before growing up and transforming his passion into a profession. He trained with several Florentine masters, but he is primarily self-taught. Since 2011, he’s worked in his own workshop, crafting elegant majolica vases and […]