Description: White Carrara marble and glaze sculpture

Creation date: 2011

Dimensions: 20 × 38 × 20 cm

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DescriptionWhite Carrara marble and glaze sculpture
20 × 38 × 20 cm
Weight6 kg
Creation date2011

Unique piece

SignatureSigned artwork
Certificate of authenticityThe artwork is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.
OriginMarina di Carrara, Italy |
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Seed is a sculpture by the Italian artist Francesca Bernardini from the series From the abyss. This artwork is available on commission. It will be created on the same basis as shown in the images and under the same conditions. Each piece is unique due to the creative process used. The production time for this sculpture is 3 weeks.

The sculptures in the From the abyss series are born of the artist’s visual and sensory memories, in particular those of her childhood spent in Sardinia until she was ten. On the Italian island, she explores and discovers the wonders of the sea: anemones, shells, molluscs and marine forms which are transformed here into compact, elliptical, minimal sculptural forms, but charged with the explosive energy of nature. In these sculptures, colour, a symbol of a desired return to the wonder of childhood, appears on the marble through details made with enamel. With these works, the artist delivers a clear message: the deep respect for nature and the importance of its preservation.

Francesca Bernardini’s marble sculptures, with their smooth, rounded forms, are rooted in states of mind, emotions and personal experiences. The shapes and volumes that give them form are often inspired by the natural world and are loaded with symbolism linked to universal themes: personal development, the importance of human interaction, respect for nature and the cycle of life. The artist summarises her artistic research as follows: “Inspired by the observation of the microcosm of the natural world, my work emphasises particular details and distorts dimensions, my forms becoming containers of past life or of inner or emotional metamorphoses.

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Additional information

Weight 6 kg
Dimensions 38 × 20 × 20 cm

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