The Associazione Italiana Città della Ceramica - AICC (Italian City of Ceramics Association), in relation to its activities for the protection and promotion of traditional Italian artistic ceramics has developed, since its founding, numerous projects in support of one of the artistic techniques boasting a millenary tradition and that has become a symbol of the territorial identity of each region of Italy. AICC has established important relations with the Fuping Pottery Art Village - International Ceramics Center, creating a network of exchanges between Italy and China, filled with interesting ideas and reflections on ceramic art. For the two-year period 2019-2020 there is the possibility for Italian potters to attend workshops lasting one month at Fuping, where they will be assisted by a tutor and have the opportunity to create significant works developing the theme of contamination between Italian and Chinese tradition and a possible dialogue between two poetics, as suggestive as they are rich in history and culture.
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 […]