Fornasetti applied his decorative vocabulary to an astonishing array of objects--hats, vests, pipes, ashtrays, chairs, plates, cabinets, pianos, ocean liners--and transformed them by the application of unexpected images Today his work seems more contemporary and is more popular than ever.
Designers and collectors celebrate his use of allusion, unsettling images, and striking juxtaposition to create unique, whimsical objects.
Fornasetti's masterpieces continue to shock, delight, and inspire.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, 116 colour illustrations
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/03/1998
- Category: Decorative arts
- ISBN: 9780500280515