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I was born in the italian city of Venice just over half a century ago in a family of humble artisans who enrolled me in a state school because I studied drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture and history of art in according with my inclinacion towards these disciplines. It was a good choice. I gradueted after five happy years with honors as the best student in my class. I did not go, but then, in the prestigious academy of fine arts of the city to continue my studies, I was more interested in the world of work. So after a fair amount of experience in fields of building design, design and advertising, I returned to the old family business specializing in the desing and manufacture of interior furnishings in wood and cultivate a love for the restoration of antique furniture. Sculpture and painting are still my passion ever. I conclude this brief portrait claiming to be a person of many interests, too many perhaps, but to which the…

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  • Born on June 9
  • Joined September 24, 2011

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wood, brass, shellac, oil

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I was born in the italian city of Venice just over half a century ago in a family of humble artisans who enrolled me in a state school because I studied drawing, painting, sculpture, architecture and history of art in according with my inclinacion towards these disciplines. It was a good choice. I gradueted after five happy years with honors as the best student in my class. I did not go, but then, in the prestigious academy of fine arts of the city to continue my studies, I was more interested in the world of work. So after a fair amount of experience in fields of building design, design and advertising, I returned to the old family business specializing in the desing and manufacture of interior furnishings in wood and cultivate a love for the restoration of antique furniture. Sculpture and painting are still my passion ever. I conclude this brief portrait claiming to be a person of many interests, too many perhaps, but to which the stimulus to the study and analysis of everything that is new is never missed. Although Confucius assert that having broad culture is not wise, I always like to remember Blaise Pascal while working out this thoughts and wrote thus: ... what gives pleasure to know a little about many things and how dull it is to know everything about one thing.

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