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CHESS SET, GLASS BOARD

I love the chess game; it’s as illuminating as it is frustrating.

It is the fairest game I know because it puts everything and everyone in their place.
I used to spend hours playing chess with my father and over time got better and eventually started to win.
I noticed that he immediately took it personally as he saw himself becoming old and frail.
We still cherished those moments playing the game together by the pool in Rome;
overlooking the Hudson River in Manhattan, or in the Libyan desert during breaks from his role in Lion of the Desert.
For me, it is a game in which the importance of time is relative.
If only we could live our lives in the same way we play chess.

Material: Glass and bronze
Edition of 8 – 13 x 66,50 x 74 cm

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