For more than fifty years he
has carried on research into the application of enamel work, a commitment
in which he has always worked closely with major designers to unite the
incomparable beauty of enamel with functionality.
Objects for daily use
and at the same time decorative elements.
With their embossed, hammered
surfaces, they express tonalities that appear now delicate and harmonious,
now strong and contrasted. They give prominence to the changing, brilliant
reflections that are the prerogative of this precious, marvelous art.
Paolo De Poli has been the
protagonist of hundreds of exhibitions in Italy and abroad. He
participated to Biennale d’arte in Venice 14 times and to the Triennale
in Milan for 10 times.
Innovative works, original
designs and unique pieces were seen for the first time together at the
great anthological exhibition The Art of Enamel: Paolo De Poli with
which in 1984 the city of Padua celebrated, in the Palazzo della
Ragione, his fifty years of activity.