THE END OF HISTORY
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Monday, October 26, 2015
A spectacular piece of mid-century Italian pottery, very much in the Abstract Expressionist style. Signed by an unknown artist 'D'Arienza, Italy' - you can see the laborious nature of the construction, where nearly two feet of clay was built, ring by ring, from the base up. Then, we can appreciate the decoration - a painterly application of colorful movement centered with bold orange vertical and horizontal bars. A modern artistic mix in a monumental size - 23" tall