Raffaella e Gian Luigi Costa
Potters
Gandria

« The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity (A. Giacometti) »

About

After professional training in the workshop of a well-known Ligurian ceramic sculptor, in 1982 the two spouses Raffaella and Gian Luigi Costa opened their atelier in Gandria. He working on the lathe and she taking care of the decoration, they have been able to renew themselves, always keeping intact the passion for the object shaped entirely by hand. Ranging from majolica to stoneware and lately also porcelain and using different techniques in addition to the lathe such as casting, the mold and the third fire, they transform tradition into modernity.

« Finding beauty for us is like a memento of creation: in the routine, with the work of the mind and hands, we rediscover the beauty of reality ever more deeply. »

In the wide choice of their exhibition (ranging from objects to table services, from umbrella stands to jewelery) they have always safeguarded traditional shapes such as the cup and the red and blue mug alongside unique pieces of art such as the multi-storey engraved icons. , crucifixes, bas-reliefs and sculptures. Trying to satisfy the increasingly varied needs of customers is for them a stimulus to new experiments and insights. Numerous exhibitions and collaborations with architects and artists.

Plus

Link

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QVDqy51L64

Bluewin.ch: 
https://www.bluewin.ch/de/leben/lifestyle/die-tessiner-toepfer-181874.html

Paticipation ACD

JEMA 2019 Thesis


Canton

Ticino


Arts Crafts

Ceramist


Domain

Earth crafts


Other

Possible access for people with reduced mobility

Accessible by public transport

Car park nearby


Address

Ceramiche d’Arte Gandria
Via Pergura 2
6978 Gandria

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Raffaella e Gian Luigi Costa
Potters
Gandria

About

« The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity (A. Giacometti) »

After professional training in the workshop of a well-known Ligurian ceramic sculptor, in 1982 the two spouses Raffaella and Gian Luigi Costa opened their atelier in Gandria. He working on the lathe and she taking care of the decoration, they have been able to renew themselves, always keeping intact the passion for the object shaped entirely by hand. Ranging from majolica to stoneware and lately also porcelain and using different techniques in addition to the lathe such as casting, the mold and the third fire, they transform tradition into modernity.

« Finding beauty for us is like a memento of creation: in the routine, with the work of the mind and hands, we rediscover the beauty of reality ever more deeply. »

In the wide choice of their exhibition (ranging from objects to table services, from umbrella stands to jewelery) they have always safeguarded traditional shapes such as the cup and the red and blue mug alongside unique pieces of art such as the multi-storey engraved icons. , crucifixes, bas-reliefs and sculptures. Trying to satisfy the increasingly varied needs of customers is for them a stimulus to new experiments and insights. Numerous exhibitions and collaborations with architects and artists.

Plus

Link

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QVDqy51L64

Bluewin.ch: 
https://www.bluewin.ch/de/leben/lifestyle/die-tessiner-toepfer-181874.html

Paticipation ACD

JEMA 2019 Thesis


Canton

Ticino


Arts Crafts

Ceramist


Domain

Earth crafts


Other

Possible access for people with reduced mobility

Accessible by public transport

Car park nearby


Address

Ceramiche d’Arte Gandria
Via Pergura 2
6978 Gandria

Visit the site
See on the map
See the route


Share


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