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9 February, 2007
Sculptures by Livio Seguso
Koru-hk.com Contemporary Art is pleased to present three major sculptures by Italian sculptor, Livio Seguso . Seguso integrates glass, marble, granite and wood in an endless optical and poetic play. His elegant sculptures are borne from over fifty years of experimentation with technical process and materials.

Born in 1930 in Murano, where he still works, Livio Seguso began his life-long affair with glass from a very early age, fascinated by the inexhaustible appeal of that wonderful medium. His latest artwork, always used in combination with glass, exalt both the transparency of this material and the intensity of the light, and their ultimate purpose is to create an ideal union between intellectual rigor and the neatness of the volumes, between the sense of refined elegance and poetic imagination.

"....When I approach glass in its fluid state I am always deeply moved. My eyes attentively follow the movement of my medium while it is taking shape together with my idea. Making glass come to life is no easy task, but all difficulties vanish before the pleasure and emotion I feel when fire, which softens and moves forms, lets me reach the ideal dimension where my inner dream comes true: no difficulty can be an obstacle to the expression of the idea living within me." - Seguso

Seguso's works are collected by mojor museums in the world. To name a few: Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York; Glasmuseum Frauenau, Frauenau, Germany; Hankyu Gallery, Osaka, Japan; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan; Kunsthaus Am Museum, Cologne, Germany; Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, Glasmuseum Hentrich, Dusseldorf, Germany; Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany; Museo D'Arte Moderno Ca'esaro,Venice, Italy; Narodni Galerie, Prague, Czech Republic.

Exhibition Title:
Sculptures by Livio Seguso

Opening Reception, Wednesday March 7, 2007 6:30pm to late. The exhibition also coincides with "Koru Spring Show 2007" and the "Hong Kong ArtWalk 2007". (NOTE: PLEASE REMEMBER TO PURCHASE THE ARTWALK TICKETS).
Exhibition continues until 31 May 2007, by appointment only

Koru-hk.com Contemporary Art Gallery, KORU2
16th floor, Unit 1604-07, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
香港田灣海旁道7號興偉中心16字 樓 04-07室

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Price Range:
HK$0.5 million & above

Mark Joyce by phone (852) 2987 5546 or (852) 9120 4264 or by fax (852) 2987 8422. email: info@koru-hk.com
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