Willow Rabbit

The Willow pattern is a distinctive and elaborate chinoiserie pattern used on ceramic kitchen/housewares. It became popular at the end of the 18th century in England when, in its standard form, it was developed by English ceramic artists combining and adapting motifs inspired by fashionable hand-painted blue-and-white wares imported from China. 

Embroidery on Vogue

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Embroidered chemical gloves

Wool tapestry embroidery on chemical rubber gloves.  Read more

White collar

Three white shirts embroidered together with wool tapestry thread. Dimension H80xW80 cm. Read more

…and she beat me up repeatedly with a ruler.

Wool tapestry Embroidery, digital print on watercolour paper. Dimension H20xW12 cm. Read more

Dog’s Head

The drawing is based on a dog’s head fully decomposed with some organic material left on the skull. Biro Bic on paper. Dimension H60xW80 cm. Read more

discobolus, embroidery, paolo fiorentini, art

Discobolus

After the discovery of the Discobolus Palombara, a second notable Discobolus was excavated, at Hadrian’s Villa in 1790, and was purchased by the English antiquary and art dealer established in Rome, Thomas Jenkins, at public auction in 1792. (Another example, also found at Tivoli at this date, was acquired by… Read more

Love Thy

Tapestry wool embroidery, pencil drawing on watercolour paper. Dimension H45xW60cm Read more

Respectable People seen as Suspects

Respectable People seen as Suspects. Vintage photograph printed on watercolour paper. Tapestry wool embroidery H40xW30cm Read more

Tattooed socks, embroidery on paper, paolo fiorentini

Socks

Black wool embroidery on digital print. Dimension W420 x H594 mm. Read more

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The apartment, paolo Fiorentini , art

The Apârtment #10

June 17, 2018

  It was a pleasure to curate the 10th Apârtment now reaching its fifth year and I’m very looking forward to celebrating the 5th birthday… Read more

Traces

January 16, 2017

Traces is a community of curators and makers with a reputation for staging some of London’s most imaginative art and design installations in old and… Read more

Family Portrait

August 10, 2015

It was a great pleasure to take the art direction and costume design Of Family Portrait a new work directed by Leila McMillan and created… Read more