Today, his work is represented in numerous collections. He has his own museum in Lecco (Italy). In 2002, he received the Michelangelo Award in recognition of his artistic career; one year later, he represented Uruguay at the Venice Biennale. On the occasion of an exhibition in the Groeninge Museum in Bruges, an extensive monograph was published in which the artist talks about his life and work in detail in an interview.
Bouquets is the new book in Laura Dowling’s inspiring ‘how-to’ series and builds on the premise of her successful first book Floral Diplomacy in the White House (2016), namely the idea that flowers have the power to change the way people think and feel and to create powerful emotional connections – with nature and with others, with our past and with our desires for the future.