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At Dilmos for the Milan Design Week

Posted by on May 15, 2019 in Diario | 0 comments

At Dilmos for the Milan Design Week

 The historic Design Gallery Dilmos is at her 38th Edition of Milan Design Week. On this occasion is going to present an extremely curated exhibition with higly selected international artists. A significant section of the Gallery will be destined to my Invisible Cities. On the occasion new finishes will be presented: rose gold leaf, oxidized brass and oxidized iron. Dilmos was founded in 1980 as an exhibition space for high-end designer furniture featuring iconic modern objects along with the production of manufacturers at the forefront of contemporary design. Is one of most famous gallery...

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Invisible Cities at Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London

Posted by on Feb 27, 2019 in Diario | 0 comments

Invisible Cities at Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London

From 28th February to 3th March, to Saatchi Gallery London, I’m going to exhibit my Invisible Cities in collaboration with ESH Gallery di Milano . I will be there with my sculptures and on this occasion one of them will be gilded in rose gold. Collect is the only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design, and provides an opportunity to discover and invest in exceptional work produced in the last five years by living artists, much of which is made exclusively for the Fair. Collect will occupy the whole of the Saatchi Gallery for four days with 45 galleries - the...

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EVNI Sculpture at London Design Festival

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in Diario | 0 comments

EVNI Sculpture at London Design Festival

Mint Shop Gallery dedicated to Art-Design of emerging and established designer, is going to mark its 20th anniversary with an exhibition called TRANS-FORM where are gathered the closest designer collaborating with the gallery. There will be over 60 material-forward designers focusing on altering the state of matter through the design process. The Exhibition is part of the London Design Festival 2018, the appointment that will spread in prestigious locations of the city art and design. On show at Mint my EVNI sculptures as well. Inauguration on 20th September from 8...

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Invisible Cities at Fenman House London

Posted by on Sep 4, 2018 in Diario | 0 comments

Invisible Cities at Fenman House London

Two new version of Invisible Cities will be presented at the Pop Up space curated by Matter of Staff, at Fenman House, 5 Lewis Cubitt Walk, King Cross, London on 6th September with a party starting at 8,30 pm. On the occasion the show will be amazing and designed by Raw Edges Studio. Contemporary Designers has been selected by the professional expertise of the well renewed London brand Matter of Stuff. I will present there my gold leaf rose color cabinet, with branches collected on Franciacorta hills as handles. Invisible Cities Wall as well with traditional gold leaf and a small version of...

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At Galerie Scene Ouverte Paris

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Diario | 0 comments

At Galerie Scene Ouverte Paris

Galerie Scene Ouverte is strongly oriented to French and European excellences working on art design; works containing an high rate of handcraft skills. Materials in dialogue with poetry and fascinations. I’m so honored to exhibit my works at Galerie Scene Ouverte as part of this way to intend art and design, with the “Exposition Jardin D’Hiver” and present my Invisible Cities furniture sculptures and my Silent Lamps. Inaugurational party Sunday December the 3th, 12-5 pm, to Galerie Scene Ouverte, Rue de Rosiers 111 (Marchè Paul Bert), Paris. I will be at the...

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Cattina Spazio Contemporaneo Milano

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Diario | 0 comments

Cattina Spazio Contemporaneo Milano

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EVNI in Istanbul

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Diario | 0 comments

EVNI in Istanbul

Dario Chest of Drawers is now part of the Sanayi 313 collection in Istanbul. This atelier-gallery, well renowned in Turkey, from a very modern point of view, is able to melt in its space contemporary art, interior design, furniture design, architecture, Clothing, food, combining different disciplines in a very unique way. Sanayi 313 located in Maslak, 10. Sk. No:313, 34398 Şişli/İstanbul, offers a refined range of made-to-measure furniture and exclusive and bespoke design environments from İstanbul, New York, London, Riyadh, Doha etc… Curator of the collection is Enis Karavil, who...

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Invisible Cities presented at Mint London

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in Diario | 0 comments

Invisible Cities presented at Mint London

My new project Invisible cities will be presented at Mint Gallery in London on the occasion of the London design Festival. Lina Kanafani from Mint Gallery in London, curates ‘White Canvas,’ focusing on innovative designers whose approach is highly individualistic. Designers have been chosen for their unique handcrafted skills working in a broad range of mediums. Such creative processes invariably result in compelling and collectable pieces. The exhibition opens from 10.30am Saturday 17th, and runs until Friday 30th September 2016. Vernissage party on September the 22th. Invisible Cities...

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Invisible Cities

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in artworks | 0 comments

Invisible Cities

Cabinet composed by small houses with natural branches. It is hand gilded with gold leaf. The ultimate versione has pulls made of red corall. . . . … “To distinguish the other cities’ qualities, I must speak of a first city that remains implicit. For me it is Venice”…I strongly loved “Invisibile Cities” by Italo Calvino. In this book an idea that  leads my work is expressed: there is an inner space in our souls, where jealously is preserved a spatial and aestethic ideal model, an invisibile city that is the yardstick to our taste about spaces,places or simply...

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DissolutionS

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in artworks | 0 comments

DissolutionS

A collection of items of furniture from the past, reconceived starting with their destruction: after being taken apart, sideboards become chairs, dressers support bookshelves; through an handcraft work old things turn into different. Dissolutions is a collection created by Umberto Dattola that investigates the existential breakdown, the horizons and perspectives that we are experiencing at this particular time in history and some still insist on calling a crisis. The collapse of a system of values and reading of reality that is dissolving extraordinarily fast, querying the solidity...

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