Important Design /02 June 2009


Gaetano Pesce

Alda lamp

Italy, 2003
rubber, plastic, brass-plated steel
20 w x 23 h in (51 x 58 cm)

This work is from a series of unique lamps commissioned by Moss, New York; fewer than thirty examples were produced. Created in two sizes, some of the lamps create a small symphony of sounds when touched, while others silently glow.

exhibited: Alda - A Holiday Musical (de)Light, 2003, Moss, New York

literature: Il Rumore del Tempo: Gaetano Pesce, Annicchiarico, pg. 106

estimate: $2,000–3,000