Alessi - Make Up Proust - A.Mendini
999 specimens in the world
Only 1 piece available!
The 100% Make Proust vessel is a masterpiece of Italian collection design.
In 1992, Alessandro Mendini collaborated with Alessi for the 100% Make-up project: one hundred porcelain jars, each decorated by one of one hundred artists who took part in the initiative, reproduced in a maximum of one hundred exemplary for a total edition of 10,000 vessels .
Alessi for the centenary has decided to sell 999 numbered specimens around the world of wonderful VASURE version 100% make up.
The Proust version offers an interpretation outside the common of the famous decoration imagined in 1976 by Alessandro Mendini. The indistinct pattern of fragmented color touches illustrates the attachment of Mendini to the bet.
Mendini has taken inspiration from the painting of the Proust era: the divisionist painting of Paul Signac proceeds to touch, for juxtaposed dots of pure colors. It is the eye of those who observe to mix the colors, therefore, and not the painter with the palette. The 100% make-up proust vessel was produced in two specimens for the exhibition "Italy-Germany 4-3. Fifty years of Italian and German design ", organized in Bonn in 2000. The" Proust "version is the vessel n. 101 of the collection" 100% make up "created by Alessandro Mendini in 1992.
It is an object on horseback between art and design, dedicated to passionate collectors of unique objects and the irreducible admirers of the work of Alessandro Mendini (1931- 2019).
Limited edition product from 999 pieces, it is the object of desire for all those who wish to create their own design private gallery
Each numbered piece has a unique value, packaged in the original packaging of the centenary with an official Alessi certificate with description and numbering.
Our Store Casabella Milan, as a reference point Alessi in Milan, had 2 specimens in concession: number 235/999 and number 337/999.
After these 2 pieces will no longer be possible to order others.
Color: multicolored / gold
Material: Gold - Porcelain
Dimensions: Diameter 12.6 cm - height 40 cm
Weight: 4 kg