Gianpietro Carlesso: Variazioni
Gianpietro Carlesso was born in Bolzano, Italy in 1961, and lives and works in Cormons, Italy. He was educated at the Trento State Art Institute and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino.
Carlesso carves intricate, organically shaped, abstract compositions out of a single piece of marble, by hand. Tactile, and large, yet delicate and impactful, these impressive sculptures demonstrate the importance of material and process, showing the artist’s true mastery and skill. In recent years, he has connected with scientists and conducted a number of studies on the concept of infinity and attempted… More
Ronchini Gallery is pleased to present Variazioni, the first UK solo exhibition of renowned Italian sculptor Gianpietro Carlesso. The choice of title is derived from the artist’s decision to return to and investigate one of his earlier works, Essenza, 2015, through different materials including steel and wood.
Born in Bolzano, Italy in 1961, Carlesso lives and works in Cormons, Italy. Standing as a manifestation of an open process, the artist’s sculptures embody harmony through their organic, abstract form, with an undulating fluidity that constitutes grace and virtue. Although Carlesso’s works are physical explorations of the idea of the infinite, they are made of impactful materials, and consequently still firmly rooted in the realm of the tangible.