Made in Cloister is a project started in Naples which aims to combine the promotion and innovation of artisan traditions and the protection of architectural heritage with the help of artists and designers. Among the many initiatives are the restoration works on the sixteenth-century frescoes of the small cloister of the church of Santa Caterina a Formiello, after 150 years of neglect. The frescoes, covered with seven layers of plaster and dirt, will be restored by the students of the restoration class of the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples, with which Made in Cloister has signed an agreement. Made in Cloister has created a journal, with photos and interviews with Academy students and day-by-day information about the restoration works: every day, hundreds of Facebook followers keep up-to-date on the works.
The title of the exhibition just opened in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio, for the initiatives promoted by le Stanze del Vetro, highlights the close link between Venetian glassmaking and light: reflected, projected, diffused by lumiere and panels of various shapes and sizes. Symbolic icons of the exhibition are the imposing veil, from […]
It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume […]
Setsuko, an internationally renowned Japanese painter, presents her exhibition Into the Trees II at the Gagosian gallery in Rome. The artist, who has lived in Rome for a long time and currently combines the tranquility of the mountain landscape in Switzerland with the liveliness of the Paris atelier in Astier de Villatte, where she creates […]
We have important plans for the coming year: to increase the number of young artisans to be trained, to strengthen scientific research and publishing activities, and to organize events that will allow art masters to have greater and greater visibility. Establish European-level partnerships to better and better promote Italian art crafts. Now you can help […]