Design, painting, artisanal skills and new technologies are the fundamental principles for the creation of a unique product such as the Letterario/Graffiti. It is a bookcase produced by Boffetto Form to Furniture in a 99-piece limited edition. The bookcase designed by the Italian architect, Simone Micheli, integrates harmoniously Mario Bernardinello’s painting work of art highlighting a touch of versatility of this union. The Letterario/Graffiti represents the union of ideas belonging either to the furniture or art area. The bookcase is composed of an extra mirror stainless steel panel and white solid surface shelves and structure. The reproduction of the work of art is also made in backlit solid surface. A piece of art is coming out of the piece of art. The copies will be authentic and certified by the artist.
Mario Bernardinello was in advance of the Street art trend with its Graffiti work made in 2005also known as mural writing. Letters, graffiti and drawings are essential for street artists. Thus, the Micheli’s letters and Bernardinello’s graffiti’s fusion creates a current formal and functional artistic element. The street art’s expression is noticeable and can melt past with present while keeping an eye on future.
Bernardinello studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera with the masters G. Moro and C. His renown has been built on his paintings’ exhibitions in Italy and around the world for more than forty years. He lastly participated in art exhibitions at the Sapienza University of Rome, the Permanente of Milan, the Royal Palace of Milan, the Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology museum, the Palazzo Nervi in Turin and the Palazzo Bollani in Venice during the Biennale 2015. As for his international participations, he conducted his own exhibitions at the Kunsthius Gallery of Aalst in Brussels, the Newman University in Wichita, Kansas (US) and the Ze Photography in Wichita, Kansas (US). Bernardinello is a member of the prestigious Permanente of Milan and the SCIENTIFIC Committee of the Exhibition Triennal of Visual Arts in Roma in 2017.
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