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100% Make-Up, 100 Vases for One Hundred Authors by Alessandro Mendini for Alessi

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  • Description
    A complete collection of 100 vases curated by Alessandro Mendini for Alessi Tendentse 1992.
    Each vase is signed and numbered.
    Each vase has its original box and certificate of authenticity.

    100% make-up. The New Romantic Style
    Alessandro Mendini, 1992

    The project consists of a porcelain vase produced in 10,000 copies. The shape of the vase is only one. Its white body is thought of as a place available to paint many different signs on it. 100 authors belonging to distant anthropological realities, artists, architects, designers and more are chosen.
    Each of them is asked to make a decoration on the surface of the vase.
    100 vases for 100 authors, each in 100 copies, all at the same price. A choral work. A parade of 10,000 pieces considered as a whole: the staging of a show. A new exploration into the pure, ancient and infinite world of the porcelain vase. A synthetic work as a whole, which however is also a constellation of visual stories, whispers and personal cries. The anonymous hegemony of the series disintegrated and recomposed into a hundred individual stories.
    As happens today with the political image of the world: a kaleidoscope whose global figures make sense only when the smallest and most decentralized elements express their identity.
    Turning each vase upside down, the names of all the hundred authors are printed in alphabetical order with numbers from one to ten thousand. The identity of each individual author is indirect but specified by the numerical sequence. And then a second phase of the project: when the public's requests have shown their preference for the vases of certain authors, these vases will go into unlimited series production. At a price higher than that of the 10,000 of the "100% make-up" operation.

    List of decorators of the 100 vase:
    1. Antonio Abate, 2. Carla Accardi, 3. Sanchita Ajjampur, 4. Yael Applefeld, 5. Qinuajuaq Ashevak, 6. Paolo Bertozzi-Stefano Del Monte Casoni, 7. Gabriel Bien-Aimé, 8. Lapo Binazzi, 9. Alighiero Boetti, 10. Andreas Brandolini, 11. Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, 12. Sergio Calatroni, 13. Juli Capella, 14. Sergio Cappelli-Patrizia Ranzo, 15. Nigel Coates, 16. Cocktail, 17. Gianni Colombo, 18. Riccardo Dalisi, 19. Nicola De Maria, 20. Jan Diggerud, 21. Emmanuel Ekefrey, 22. Brian Eno, 23. Ellinor Flor, 24. Dan Friedman, 25. Elizabeth Fritsch, 26. Piero Gaeta, 27. Giorgio Galli-Beatrice Santiccioli, 28. Louise Gibb, 29. Piero Gilardi, 30. Anna Gili, 31. Milton Glaser, 32. Michael Graves, 33. Maria Christina Hamel, 34. Jan Mohamed Hanif, 35. Pitt Heinke, 36. Yoshiki Hishinuma, 37. Susan Holm, 38. Yong Ping Huang, 39. Aussi Jaffari, 40. Christer Jonson, 41. Bodys Isek Kingelez, 42. Inka Kivalo, 43. Mark Kostabi, 44. Randi Kristensen, 45. Milan Kunc, 46. Kunstflug, 47. Shiro Kuramata, 48. Quim Larrea, 49. Cheikh Ledy, 50. Stefan Lindfors, 51. Kamba Luesa, 52. Ester Mahlangu, 53. Valente Malangatana, 54. Karel Malich, 55. Massimo Mariani, 56. Giusi Mastro, 57. Kivuthi Mbuno, 58. Alessandro Mendini, 59. Antonio Miralda, 60. Sergei Vladimir Mironenko, 61. Alex Mocika, 62. Paola Navone, 63. Sinya Okayama, 64. Luigi Ontani, 65. Heikki Orvola, 66. Salcido Javier Perez-Gil, 67. Edoardo Pla, 68. Plumcake, 69. Giorgio Rava, 70. Ravage, 71. Rolando Pereira Rego, 72. Roberto Remi, 73. Cheri Samba, 74. Andreas Schulze, 75. Suresh Sethi, 76. Raja Babu Sharma, 77.J ari Silvennoinen, 78. Ettore Sottsass, 79. Gregorio Spini, 80. Philippe Starck, 81. Peter Struycken, 82. Sybilla, 83. Guillermo Tejeda, 84. Cyprien Tokoudagba, 85. Dagmar Trinks, 86. Maurizio Turchet, 87. Twins Seven Seven, 88. Masanori Umeda, 89. Hilde Vemren, 90. Robert Venturi, 91. Guido Venturini, 92. Nanda Vigo, 93. Mara Voce, 94. Acharya Vyakul, 95. Brigitta Watz, 96. Gisbert Weiss, 97. Hannes Wettstein, 98. Y.A. Y.A., 99. Leonid Yentus, 100. Rhonda Zwillinger.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Certificate of Authenticity
    Notes: original box - signed and certificate .
    Origin: Italy
    Period: 1980-1999
    Materials: ceramic
    Condition: Good. perfect conditions
    Creation Date: 1992
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Contemporary, Art Pottery
    Incollect Reference #: 545558
  • Dimensions
    H. 15.35 in; Diam. 5.12 in;
    H. 39 cm; Diam. 13 cm;
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