On February 8th (5.00 pm) the exhibition of the works donated by Giorgio Levi, will be opened in the Project Room. It consists of 35 pieces, for the most part tableware, decorated with the airbrush technique, of Italian and European manufacture from the 1930s.
Giorgio Levi, born in Trieste but living in Pisa, has been Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pisa until 2013. He is a collector and scholar of Italian ceramics of the 20th century. He has published about ten volumes dedicated to Tuscan manufactures, to Ezio Nesti, Bini & Carmignani of San Giovanni alla Vena, B.M.C., Carraresi and Lucchesi of Sesto Fiorentino; the Austrian ceramist Leopold Anzengruber; the influence of the Viennese secession on Italian ceramics. He curated an exhibition dedicated to Ezio Nesti in Vicopisano, one on B.M.C. and Carraresi and Lucchesi in Campli and Sesto Fiorentino and one on Rometti's epigones in Umbertide. He also curated an exhibition of contemporary ceramics, Bestiale, held in Naples, Salerno and Pisa. He is the founder of the scientific magazine “Ceramica e Arti Decorative del Novecento”.
The exhibition will continue until May 3rd, 2020.