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©Susanne Paetsch
©Susanne Paetsch
©Susanne Paetsch
©Susanne Paetsch
©Alice Corbetta

Alice Corbetta

  • Decorazione Artistica
  • Decorative painter
  • Montespertoli, Italy
  • Master Artisan
Alice Corbetta Decorative painter
Contact
Italian, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+39 335322839
©Susanne Paetsch

Surface stories

  • • Alice went from being a textile designer to being a surface designer
  • • She was inspired by the walls of old buildings in east Berlin
  • • Her work combines tactile and visual

Alice Corbetta began her creative path as a textile designer, collaborating with Italian and international fashion firms and designing carpets. At that time, her works was centred around the graphic side of the work. Her life and career dramatically change when, in 2007, she left the upscale glamor and buzz of Milan and moved to a quiet village in Tuscany. Here, in a former factory surrounded by the beauty of the Chianti hills, Alice began to get her hands dirty, dipping them in raw lime and cement, experimenting with matter and components. Her background in textiles found new expression, as she developed ways of transposing them onto hard surfaces and inventing new forms of surface design. Today, Alice owns a large textile archive of fabrics and patterns collected from sources as varied as markets to florists: each one is given a new life and a different meaning according to the surface they end up decorating.

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Works

  • ©Alice Corbetta
  • ©Alice Corbetta
  • ©Alice Corbetta
  • ©Alice Corbetta
  • ©Alice Corbetta
Photo: ©Alice Corbetta
Alhambra

Here, the photography is of a mirror placed in a wooden panel with artistic and artisanal covering in bronze-coloured pigments. The artistic mirror is a limited edition.

Height 50 cm
Width 50 cm

Photo: ©Alice Corbetta
Amico Albero

This artistic mirror is a limited edition. Photography is printed on a mirrored surface and placed in a wooden panel with artistic and artisanal covering in steel coloured pigments.

Height 50 cm
Width 50 cm

Photo: ©Alice Corbetta
Bamboo shadows

Photography of bamboo shadows on the mirror are placed on a wooden panel with artistic and artisanal covering in oxidised copper-coloured pigments. This artistic mirror is a limited edition.

Height 50 cm
Width 50 cm

Photo: ©Alice Corbetta
Beyond

Photography is printed on a mirror and placed on a wooden panel with artistic and artisanal covering in oxidised bronze-coloured pigments. This artistic mirror is a limited edition.

Height 50 cm
Width 50 cm

Photo: ©Alice Corbetta
Strappo

Photography on mirror placed on a wooden panel with artistic and artisanal aluminium and graphite – coloured covering. This artistic mirror is a limited edition.

Height 50 cm
Width 50 cm

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