Born in Venice, Italy, in 1963, Bernardo Cesare is Professor of Petrology at the Department of Geosciences of the University of Padova, Italy.
Bernardo Cesare wall art is derived from microscopy. His photographs of rocks at the microscopic level reveal an amazing artistic universe. Born in Venice, Italy, in 1963, Bernardo Cesare is Professor of Petrology at the Department of Geosciences of the University of Padova, Italy. His scientific interests include metamorphism and melting of rocks, mineralogy, and the study of inclusions in minerals. He extensively uses photomicrographs and macrophotographs to describe the subjects of study and their morphological features. In 2009 he started the MicROCKScopica – Rock Art project (www.microckscopica.org), gaining international recognition: his rock photomicrographs have been displayed in photo galleries, at mineralogical and scientific exhibitions, in Natural Sciences Museums in Italy, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, UK and USA, and published in photographic and popular magazines, and in geological journals.