Ceramic Bowl by Bruno Gambone
Rare large bowl by Bruno Gambone, Italy 1970. Outstanding large object in a fantastic bright yellow glaze with a dark brown / aubergine line on the in- and outside. A beautiful crackle pattern is visible inside the bowl, beautiful warm texture. In excellent condition. Signed on the bottom.
Bruno Gambone was the son of Guido Gambone, born in Vietri sul Mare (Salerno) on 18th October 1936. After a brief period working in ceramics beginning at the age of 14 in his father's studio in Florence and later in Andrea d'Arienzo's ceramic factory in Florence until the end of the 50's. Determined to make his own way and explored other artistic experiences, such as fabric decoration and painting. In 1959 he held his first exhibition of paintings in the La Strozzina Gallery in Florence.
In 1963 he moved to the United States and spent a few years in New York. Here, he moved among artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, and gained much experience in the fields of painting, sculpture, cinema and theatre. Five years later, he returned to Italy. He chose Milan as his residence. Here he made contact with various artists including Enrico Castellani, Lucio Fontana, Paolo Scheggi, Agostino Bonalumi and Gianni Colombo. After his father's death in 1969, he returned to Florence to keep the ceramic studio running. Since then, in Florence, he has continued to work intensely, producing works of great interest.