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Artisans of the Twenty-First Century: workshops and industrial crafts

Soon to be released is the monographic issue of the Antropologia magazine, whose editor-in-chief is Ugo Fabietti, including a book devoted to craftwork: Artisans. Ethnographic Contributions. Curated by Marinella Carosso and Simone Ghezzi (Milano-Bicocca University), the book explores the theme of Lombard artistic crafts. The book will be introduced to the public on Monday, February 15, 6 pm, at Palazzo Sormani’s Sala del Grechetto in Milan. The curators will be accompanied by Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte, and Ugo La Pietra, artist and applied arts expert. For more information, click here.

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Venini: Luce 1921-1985

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 […]

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Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

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 […]

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Into the Trees II, the exhibition in Rome by Setsuko, an internationally renowned artist

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 […]

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Support crafts: make a difference. Now also with voluntary donations

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 […]