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Claudio Capotondi
Adv-Intermediate
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Claudio Capotondi is a sculptor born in Tarquinia in 1937. He has worked in Rome and New York, and is currently working in Pietrasanta (Tuscany), where he creates his sculptures. In this short documentary, he talks about his work and the process of taking a block of marble and turning it into a work of art.

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Claudio Capotondi - Scultore - Part 1

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Italy

Claudio Capotondi is a sculptor who lives and works in Pietrasanta, a Tuscan town famous for its marble and marble sculptors. He talks about an upcoming exhibition.

Claudio Capotondi - Scultore - Part 2

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Italy

Claudio Capotondi, sculptor, takes us into his "thinking room" and talks about the process of taking a block of marble and turning it into a work of art.

Claudio Capotondi - Scultore - Part 3

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Italy

The artist takes to the fascinating world of the marble quarries where he chooses the blocks of marble which he will transform into works of art.

Claudio Capotondi - Scultore - Part 4

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Italy

Claudio Capotondo talks about the tools and techniques that enable him to transform a block of marble or porphyry (a kind of igneous rock) into a work of art.

Claudio Capotondi - Scultore - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

"Innercore" is the title, inspired by an article in the New York Times, of Claudio Capotondi's masterpiece. He talks about the significance of the sculpture, and about the special kind of stone he used to make it.

Claudio Capotondi - Scultore - Part 6

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Italy

Claudio Capotondi discusses his marble and travertine sculpture entitled PortaRoma, created in 2000.

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