Zauli, Carlo

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Faenza (IT)
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Carlo Zauli is born in Faenza (IT) in 1926. between 1947 and 1949 he is visiting Instituto Statale d'Arte per la Ceramica, Faenza. He opens his own studio in 1950. In 1958 he creates a majolica frieze for the Kingspalace in Bagdad. Between 1958 and 1978 he is teacher at the Instituto Statale d'Arte per la Ceramica in Faenza. Since 1973 he also made statues in bronze and marble. Since 1975 he opens a workshop in Milano. Between 1980 and 1984 he is the president of the Instituto Statale Industrie Artistiche in Faenza. Zauli passed away in 2002.

Zauli has won the grand-prix of the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza, has come to be recognized internationally for his creative practices that followed thereafter. As the standard-bearer of the Italian ceramic art world, he has produced highly dynamic scupltures made of ceramics through an exhaustive pursuit of the possibilities of earth as a medium. His talents have also shined in such fields as fine and elaborate architectural façades and tile design, and his non-ceramic designs and lithographs have also received high acclaim.

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Pictures: small portrait (Carlo Zauli Museum); object 'Horizontal Vibration', 1971 (National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto).


Thormann, Olaf, Gefäss / Skulptur, Deutsche und internationale Keramik seit 1946, 2014