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Gaetano Pesce


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Fred Torres Collaborations | 527 West 29th St.

Visionary designer, architect and artist Gaetano Pesce will have has first solo New York exhibition in 25 years at Fred Torres Collaborations from March 21-May 25, 2013. The exhibition focuses on issues of love and empathy, be it for ourselves, each other or the world, that have been important themes in Pesce’s work. L’ABBRACCIO, (The Hug) the name of the exhibition, refers to a cabinet designed by Pesce in 2009 of two people locked in an embrace. In addition to its “namesake” cabinet, the exhibition will feature some of Pesce’s rarely seen drawings from the 1970s, maquettes, lighting and furniture. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, March 21 from 6-8 pm.