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Practical Madness

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"Practical Madness" by Piero Fornasetti is an extensive illustrated survey that pays homage to one of the most inventive design minds of the twentieth century.

Renowned for transforming everyday objects into sought-after works of art, Fornasetti's whimsical yet elegant creations, featuring idiosyncratic motifs like the hand, the female face, and luminescent fish, have captivated collectors worldwide.

Collaborating with Gio Ponti, Fornasetti produced iconic trompe l'oeil furniture, and this book, documenting a major retrospective at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, celebrates his boundless imagination.

With 400 illustrations spanning almost fifty years, the monograph is organized by type, showcasing paintings, drawings, furniture, and thematic highlights, offering a comprehensive tribute to this unparalleled designer and artist.


  • 1.1" H x 13.2" L x 7.7" W (3.5 lbs) 292 pages
  • Released September 08, 2015
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780847847136

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