Murano Glass Art ‘Fedele 24’ by Gianluca Vidal
Within this piece of Murano Glass Art, where it has greatness in its complexity and skill of design it still conveys a soft subtle earthly warm glow. There is a great use of filigree, coloured spiral threads, created by Gianluca and small copper crystals to enhance the Vase and colours. The bold aqua line gives thought to water, while the amber radiates a feeling of sunset.
The Battuto effect on one side adds another dimension to this Murano glass art piece, though the definite blue strike on the Bechi, lip, will open an enquiring mind.
A piece to behold!
Murano Glass Art Artist
Gianluca Vidal started working with glass at the tender age of 14 at Studio Vetreria DP on Murano. There he studied under the Glass Maestro, Imperio Rossi for two years. He then went to the Effetre International where he learned the most difficult techniques. There, under the guidance of the masters, Gianluca developed skills that would excel his true talent for glass making.
Over the years Gianluca has worked with some of the most important Glass Maestros on Murano. These include Afro Celotto, Silvano Molin, Luciano Pavanello, Giancarlo Tagiapietra and Dino Vio, to name but a few. Gianluca earned the nickname ‘Crema’, due to his natural ability to gracefully shape glass as a cream!
Now, in his own studio on Murano, he works with coloured glass canes, to create his beautiful glass art. He designs and hand makes every piece himself and with one assistant. Gianluca signs and dates each piece, adding “Murano” and 1/1 to signify they are completely unique.
Gianluca has mastered techniques which few glass blowers can complete and has a unique sense of colour and composition of the pattern. Suffice to say, he is an incredible and very unique glass artist. Certainly, he is one of the most well known and well-collected glass masters on Murano.