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ID: 500012401
 
Record Type: Person
Pesce, Gaetano (Italian architect and furniture designer, born 1939)

Note: In 1959, he commenced his studies of architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Venice, and from 1961 to 1965, attended the new Venice College of Industrial Design, an experimental school whose teachers included Ernesto Rogers, Mario Bellini, Carlo Scarpa, Richard Sapper, and Giuseppe Mazzariol. Before completing his studies, Pesce opened a studio in Padua with Milena Vettore, a young designer he had met at the Venice College of Industial Design. Pesce lives and works primarily in New York, although he maintains a studio in Paris, where he lived for many years. He is the designer of the "I Feltri" armchairs, the "Table La massa schiaccia le minoranze", and the Table with Twelve Legs located in the Shaughnessy House in Montréal, Québec.

Names:
Pesce, Gaetano (preferred,V,index,LC)
Gaetano Pesce (V,display)
Pesshe, Gaetano (U)
Pesheh, Gaʼeṭano (U)
פשה, גאיטנו (U)

Nationalities:
Italian (preferred)
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
architect
furniture designer

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
related to ....  Pesce Ltd.  
..................  (American architectural firm, contemporary) [500242640]
worked with ....  Muller, Jean-Luc  
....................  (French architect, active mid- to late 20th century) [500065505]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Pesce, Gaetano (I)

Biographies:
(Italian architect and furniture designer, born 1939) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Italian architect, born 1939) ..... [AVERY]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(Italian architect, designer and furniture designer; born La Spezia (Italy), 1939) ..... [CCA]
(Italian architect, designer, b.1939) ..... [BHA]
(Italian architect, teaches at the Univ. of Strasbourg, 1939-) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Gaetano Pesce ........ [CCA, GRL, VP]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Pesce, Gaetano ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85165725
Pesheh, Gaʼeṭano ........ [GRL]
..................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85165725
Pesshe, Gaetano ........ [GRL]
................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85165725
פשה, גאיטנו ........ [GRL]
......................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 85165725

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, GRL, VP]
....................  Art Diary International (1990)
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Domus 681 (1987)
....................  Domus, 1987 Mar. no.681
....................  Gall, Function and Fancy, Canadian Architect (1991)
....................  Heisinger and Marcus, Design Since 1945 (1983)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 (1968-1981)
....................  Royal Institute of British Architects [RIBA]. Architectural Periodicals Index (1972/73-)
....................  Slesin, Modern Notions of Design, New York Times (1988)
....................  Vanlaethem, Gaetano Pesce (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Domus, 1987 Mar. no.681
.......... Vanlaethem, Gaetano Pesce (1989) 126
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