torsdag 15 oktober 2009


I just figured out what my apartment needs now! Fornasetti plates!!
Piero Fornasetti was an Italian painter, sculptor, interior decorator and engraver. He lived most of life in Milan, attending the Brera Art Academy from 1930-32 when he was expelled for insubordination. During World War II, he went into exile in Switzerland from 1943-46. He created more than 11,000 items, many featuring the face of a woman, operatic soprano Lina Cavalieri, as a motif. Fornasetti found her face in a 19th century magazine. Now I just have to figure out which variation I want...

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