January 18-27, 2019
For last 2 years, Italian industrial designer, artist and architect CEK (Giorgio Cecatto) has been exploring his love for concrete and developing a series of functional minimalistic sculptures to express that love in his own language.
Concrete is the material he uses to combine the dynamics of product design and sculpture into a personal form of expression. CEK uses the geometrical accomplishments of the Minimalism Movement as a starting point to create everyday functional objects made out of poured concrete.
The cross section is the archetype used to translate the line from a bi-dimensional entity into a volume in the space, physically filled with concrete planes and solids. Clocks, lamps and geometrical compositions are all individually designed, molded and cast in place by CEK.
From Mies Van Der Rohe to Tadao Ando, from Sol Lewitt to Tony Smith, and minimalism’s continual effort to achieve the purest geometrical composition, CEK draws from these sources while mixing in his own personal language and unique perspective to contribute and seamlessly continue Minimalism’s stunningly simple yet significant patterns
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