«Certain objects, like certain ideas or convinctions, the more consolidated they are and the more obvious they seem conceal a precoius paradox, a formidable starting point, a shortcut to the unknown. Before theinking about extravagant formal innovations we ought to look around. Like Morandi, who, looking around, triggered the energy in the ordinary bottles and pottery filling his rrom; without even bothering to remove the dust».


Interview with Franco Bertoni, in the exhibition catalog Ceramica vs Disegno 1:0, edizioni Umberto Allemandi & C., 2011.