mario botta: tredicivasi at gallery bruxelles
 
mario botta: tredicivasi at gallery bruxelles
sep 11, 2011

mario botta: tredicivasi at gallery bruxelles

‘tredicivasi’ (’13 vases’) by mario botta the gallery bruxelles, brussels, belgium september 23rd – october 9th, 2011

the ‘tredicivasi’ collection by mario botta for numa, 2006 image © luca tamburlini

‘tredicivasi’ (’13 vases’) presents a special collection of thirteen large pewter vases, designed by switzerland-based architect mario botta. the vases are formed from tin plates which have been melted, shaped, and welded by hand into a variety of interesting voluminous forms. all pieces are also hand -brushed and -polished.

five of the works are produced in a 33-edition limited run by italy’s numa, the small-run contemporary design house of serafino zani industrial design company.

mario botta: tredicivasi at gallery bruxelles detail, vase ‘quattro’ by mario botta for numa, 2006 image © santi caleca

mario botta: tredicivasi at gallery bruxelles detail, vase ‘tredici’ by mario botta for numa, 2006 image © santi caleca

mario botta: tredicivasi at gallery bruxelles detail, vase ‘uno’ by mario botta for numa, 2006 image © santi caleca

mario botta: tredicivasi at gallery bruxelles detail, vase ‘nove’ by mario botta for numa, 2006 image © santi caleca

video presentation of ‘tredici’, prepared by numa’s parent studio serafino zani

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