Exceptional Ceramics from Leoncillo to Lucio Fontana

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Showcasing the best of cross-disciplinary art in Italy, Sotheby's Arte Contemporanea sale in Milan on 11 April kicks off with a carefully curated selection of post-war 20th-century Italian ceramics from the Hockemeyer Collection. Click above to see the highlights

“The individual pieces, some more painterly, some more sculptural, oscillate between form and non-form, immateriality and brute physical mass, between expressionism and abstract, between tradition and modernity, employing the ancient art of the potter to break with the past and to turn into metaphors of a creative rebirth, witnessed in Italian artistic culture following World War II. The works speak for themselves.” Dr. Lisa Hockemeyer

Exceptional Ceramics from Leoncillo to Lucio Fontana

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