Palazzo Madama in Turin reopens, with Mantegna’s exhibition extended until July 20th

The Andrea Mantegna exhibition. Relive The Ancient, Building The Modern, opened in mid-December 2019, and in its time scheduled until May 6 but interrupted by the pandemic and now visible again until July 20, pays homage to the greatness of the Renaissance painter, able to combine classical quotations with modern perspective experimentation, combined with careful observation of the details of objects and handicrafts of the time. An example is offered by the fresco in the Bridal Chamber, in the Ducal Palace of Mantua, reproduces exactly the shape of the clothes, the fabrics, the brocades woven with golden filaments, the embossed leather curtains and coloured linings, the fashionable headdresses, the carpets: all details that document the daily customs of the sophisticated court of the Gonzaga family that, in the middle of the 15th century, made use of selected artisan workshops. Exhibition timetable: Thursday and Friday 1pm-8pm Saturday and Sunday 10am-7pm Closed Monday to Wednesday

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Mini Master “Una Scuola, un Lavoro” 2023: a november in the name of education

Underway is the Mini Master 2023 of “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (“One School, One Job. Paths of Excellence”) featuring 25 talented youngsters from all over Italy, gathered in Milan to attend ad hoc classes in Milan’s most prestigious schools and universities during the entire month of November. Once again Starhotels, hospitality partner […]


Homo Faber 2024: call for artisans in Venice

Al via i preparativi per la prossima edizione di Homo Faber, che avrà luogo dal 1 al 30 settembre 2024 a Venezia, presso la Fondazione Giorgio Cini. E torna anche Homo Faber in Città, progetto di Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship in partnership con Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte. Con Homo Faber in Città […]


The catalog Vetro, artisti e designer milanesi 1976-2023 is out

More than a book a “still image” of 50 years of Milanese culture. It is the catalog Vetro, artisti e designer milanesi 1976-2023 (My Monkey editions), which followed the exhibition (Sept. 27-Oct. 25, 2023) held in Milan’s L’Originale space. It presents works by artists of different backgrounds, some of which have become icons of 20th-century […]


Ara Starck and Neapolitan artisans in the cloister of Santa Caterina a Formiello

The exhibition creates a magical conjunction between the works of Ara Strack, a well-known French artist, and Neapolitan glass and wood artisans, in the evocative 16th-century cloister and evidence of industrial archaeology of Santa Caterina a Formiello, in the center of Naples. The installation of the large stained-glass window, at the center of the cloister, […]

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