I was looking for a sound rather, not for abstraction. After all, I didn’t want to do anything that others had done before. I wanted to encounter my world and touch on questions that for me remain unanswered. I also wanted to recreate, I guess, the lost image of humanity, without replacing it. – Bruno Gironcoli The artist arrived at an unmistakeable formal vocabulary, which he kept developing from the early filigree wire objects down to the huge sculptures of the last two decades. Existential themes such as the relationship between man and woman, sexuality, violence and subjugation are among the areas he dealt with in his sculptures reminiscent of apparatuses. Simultaneously, he brought forth a wide graphic oeuvre … The idea of the open sculpture, that Gironcoli had painstakingly worked on and formulated through the years, now gives way to an extreme condensation in his objects.