Gaetano Pesce an architect-artist-designer based in New York City, has undertaken diverse commissions in architecture, urban planning, interior and exhibition design, industrial design and publishing. Born in La Spezia, Italy, in 1939, Gaetano Pesce was trained at the University of Venice Faculty of Architecture. He has lived in Padova, Venice, London Helsinki, Paris and, since 1980, New York.
His multidisciplinary work, that encompasses art making and performance, has been the subject of numerous publications and exhibitions and is currently displayed in the permanent collections of museum in France, Finland, Italy, Portugal, England and the United States. Pesce’s work is characterized by the “diversified series”, the double functionality of objects and architecture, the creative use of colors, the political dimension of his projects, the theory and practice of the “poorly made”, the provocation, the use and improvement of synthetic materials, the theory of “femininity” in the architectural projects and, lastly, the culture of objects.