CASE-HISTORY

PALAZZO CONTARINI DEL BOVOLO – VENICE

21/02/2020

On request of “Venezia Servizi alla Persona Foundation”, we created the furnishings for the Bookshop area located on the ground floor of Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, Venice; the furnishings include the design and construction of the reception desk and display furniture, one of which includes plexiglas display cases (also available in glass).

The reception desk is made of Corian in the Deep Cloud finish;

the display cabinets are made of Okumè plywood covered with Polaris 9/10 laminate in the 2909 Gris Graphite finish;

the vertical panels behind the display cabinets are made of Okumè plywood covered with 9/10 Polaris laminate in the 2909 Gris Graphite finish with shelves and profiles (grooves) in Zero Chemical finish aluminum.

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PALAZZO ZABARELLA (PD)

21/11/2019

Padova, 26th October – 1st May 2020

At the request of the Bano Foundation, which follows the exhibition project, we have created customized display cabinets designed to showcase some of the most prestigious private collections in the world, including over seventy masterpieces by Edgar Degas, Eugène Delacroix, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Vincent Van Gogh; this is the private collection – later made public – by Paul Mellon and his wife Rachel “Bunny” Lambert, two of the most important patrons of the last century.

The works come from the Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Arts and will be exhibited in the evocative setting of Palazzo Zabarella in Padua from 26th October 2019 to 1st March 2020.

The set up made by us includes:

  • 1 case 84x200cm with base in Corian col. Diamond Blue and glass bell containing one of the most famous works by Degas, “La Piccola Ballerina, 14 years old”, ca.
  • 4 cases 54x160cm with base in Corian col. Seagrass and glass bell containing the famous equine sculptures by Degas
  • 1 case 74x180cm with base in Corian col. Athena Gray and glass bell containing the largest sculpture among those depicting horses made by Degas

Our showcases are characterized by a particular opening system that provides for the vertical sliding of the glass bell, while the display area is free from uprights thus ensuring maximum visibility of the exhibits.

All the materials used are antibacterial, antifungal and anti-rust; the closure can be keyed, with laminated glass for a high level of security.

https://www.zabarella.it/

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MUSEUM OF SALISANO – RIETI

21/02/2019

Theke has provided the Museo di Salisano with personalized works, based on particular client requests; specifically, two desk top cases and a vertical display case were built and installed on site. The elements were made with anodised aluminum load-bearing structure, a coating composed of stratified HPL panels, Plexiglas in the exhibition area and LED interior lighting; All works are equipped with a security lock.

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MELFI – ARCHAEOLOGICAL NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MELFESE “MASSIMO PALLOTTINO”

The museum presents the important archaeological documentation found in the Vulture-Melfese district; these are mainly funerary objects characterized by refined ceramics with geometric decoration, bronze armors, precious ornaments in silver, gold and amber, bronze vases of both Greek and Etruscan production, monumental vases with polychrome decoration with applied figures, some canvases, telero representing the State of Melfi and an extraordinary marble sarcophagus with relief decoration.
Theke has made a good part of the interior design, including the bookshop, the didactic panels, the ramp for the disabled, chairs and tables but above all two models of display cases: the lift case with vertical sliding opening system and a special personalized model with front opening.

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PORDENONE – HARRY BERTOIA GALLERY, “ICONS OF ART” EXHIBITION

04/10/2017

For the exhibition “ICONS of ARTS”, a wide and articulated collection of portraits dedicated to famous personalities of the art world and of the spectacle, Theke has prepared the gallery Harry Bertoia in Pordenone in order to give maximum emphasis to these unique works , revisited in a modern neo-pop style, which combine the value of the ancient mosaic technique with contemporary art.

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MICHELE SPANGHERO, NATURA MORTA (LEMONS), 2016 – INTERACTIVE SOUND INSTALLATION

15/11/2016

The sound sculpture in its formal composition recalls the classical concept of “natura morta”, still life paintings, trying however to analyze, through the sound, the vital energy that is still in the picked up fruit. Two electrodes are therefore inserted into the fruit to convert chemical energy into electrical potential used to record and modulate the sound which is then reproduced inside an acoustic sphere made in acrylic stone.

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NAPLES – SCUDERIE REALI

08/03/2016

We have industrialized and implemented the project to set up the Palazzo Reale Stables by request of the “Vincenzo Modugno” Constructions and Restoration Company, in particular: the settings of the museum spaces of the Bourbon Stables and the furnishings of the bookshop, the literary Café and the self- service in the rooms adjacent to the Cortile d’Onore. The museum exhibition is part of the general restoration project of Palazzo Reale in Naples.

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