Traditional allegorical animated papier-mache floats called ‘carri’ parade during the Carnival period, in Viareggio Italy. Maestro Beppe Domenici was one of the leading ‘Carri’ creator. Below a selection of his works.
Beppe con madre e nipote
Premio nobel per la pace
Maestro Beppe Domenici worked on 1961’s feature film ‘Goliath Against the Giants’ for which he built a giant animated papier-mache Lizard monster. During his time at Cinecitta’ (Rome) he also collaborated with Carlo Rambaldi (designer of the E.T. and Aliens animatronics). For the inaugural Italian release of Star Wars Maestro Beppe Domenici was commissioned papier-mache droids.
Maestro Beppe Domenici, designed and built ceramic fountains in his home town Viareggio. Below a selection of his works, The four seasons fountain (left) and the Mermaid fountain (right).