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When the wood becomes art: from Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena to Famous Glasses

Famous Glasses

“Famous Glasses” is the title of a series of 35 wooden tables, dedicated to famous spectacle frames. A tribute to celebs, real and imaginary. Unique pieces developed with the mosaic technique, hand painted and crafted using manual engraving and fretwork techniques. The series will be showcased at La Cascina di Balsamico Bonini until the end of February 2018.

CUT uses wood, the most primitive and vital material in the history of the world, to design and develop theme-based tables, revisiting modern archetypes of hyperconsumerism and the icons of mass communication, wedding them to forge something altogether different: playful, neat, conciliating and never irriverent.
Two different ways to add value to the wood: the Traditional BAlsamic Vinegar of Modena and CUT, together under the same roof!

The tables:

Spike Lee
American film director, producer, writer, and actor.

Michael Caine
English actor, producer, and author.

Woody Allen
American filmmaker, writer, actor, comedian, and musician.

Steve McQueen
American actor.

Sofia Loren
Italian film actress and singer.

Truman Capote
American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor.

Bono Vox
Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.

Ozzy Osbourne
English singer, songwriter and actor.

ELvis Costello
English musician, singer-songwriter, and record producer.

Kurt Cobain
American singer, musician, and songwriter.

Elton John
English singer, pianist, and composer.

Stevie Wonder
American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

John Lennon
English singer, songwriter, musician, and activist who co-founded the Beatles.

Elvis Presley
Cantante e attore statunitense.
American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor.

Geordi La Forge
Fictional character in the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, portrayed by LeVar Burton.

Morpheus
Fictional character in The Matrix franchise, portrayed by Laurence Fishburne.

Harry Potter
Title character and protagonist of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.

Austin Powers
Fictional character from the Austin Powers series of films, created and portrayed by Mike Myers.

Dilbert
American comic strip written and illustrated by Scott Adams.

Dolores “Lolita” Haze
Character of the novel “Lolita” written by Russian American novelist Vladimir Nabokov.

Clark Kent
Fictional character appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

The Blues Brother
American blues and soul revivalist band which was founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi.

Mr. Peanuts
Advertising logo and mascot of Planters, an American snack-food company and division of Kraft Foods.

Steve Jobs
American entrepreneur, business magnate, inventor, and industrial designer.

Karl Lagerfield
German creative director, artist, and photographer.

Kareem Adbul Jabbar
American professional basketball player, NBA’s all-time leader in points scored.

Andy Warhol
American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

Sir Patrick Moore
English amateur astronomer who attained prominent status in that field as a writer, researcher, radio commentator and television presenter

Jaqueline Kennedy
Wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.

Le Corbusier
Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.

Mahatma Gandhi
Leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule.

Malcom X
African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist

Benjamin Franklin
Founding Father of the United States, he was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.