Mimmo di Cesare

Sole di mezzanotte
Oh! Nirica, 2011
legno, zolfo, acrilici
cm 40 x 40 x 15.

Mimmo Di Cesare (Palermo, 1938) was initiated as a goldsmith by his father. He made his debut in the 50s. He moved to Milan in 1962, where he had contact with Fontana, Scanavino, Fabbri, Dova and others; he joins the Galleria Sebastiani Gioielli Contemporanei, showing his work in Milan, Rome, Florence and London. In 1965 he begins a cycle of work with the SUN as theme. In 1968, he was invited to the XIV Triennale Internazionale di Milano. In 1969, he presents the “Superfici solari” (Solar Surfaces) at the Schmuck Museum in Pforzheim, and creates jewelry-sculptures for Pierre Cardin.
He moves to Castiglioncello, in Tuscany.