Pedro Almodovar 2009
Set of 6 limited edtion artist cups
This signed and numbered, limited edition illy Art Collection cup set was designed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar for illy caffè.
Almodóvar’s six-cup series – each entry paired with an equally vivid saucer -- takes inspiration from six of the famed Spanish director’s most admired films; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1990), High Heels (1991), The Flower of My Secret (1995), Bad Education (2004) and Volver (2006). The images refer to the most well-known works of the master, both in palette and style. The cups’ designs were created by Juan Gatti, an artist who makes graphics for the film-director’s creations.
The individually decorated cups depict his signature themes of love, women — including his favorite lead actress Penélope Cruz — desire, passion and family.
Internationally acclaimed actor, script-writer and director Pedro Almodovar was born in 1949 in Calzada de Calatrava in the Mancha region of Spain and is best known for his films portraying the tumultuous transformation of post-Franco Spain. His entire body of artisitic work can be veiwed as an extraordinary allegory of the contemporary world, portrayed through women and love, desire, passion, family and individuality as metaphors for life. His films are widely distributed and much-admired by audiences the world over.
This product contains;
- original illy collection gift set box
- 6 x numbered & signed limited edition art collection cups with saucers
- original brochure
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