The Carlo Scarpa. Glass and drawings 1925-1931 exhibition presents, until the end of March 2020, about 70 works and 50 glass drawings conceived by the Venetian architect for the Vetreria Maestri Vetrai Muranesi (M.V.M.) Cappellin & C. between 1925 and 1931. The glass, most of which is kept in private collections, highlights the figure of the Venetian designer who was a keen connoisseur of the history of Murano glass and experimenter of new solutions, where the shape enhances the colour and the colour becomes an integral part of the structure. The graphic and photographic documentation relating to the Cappellinè glassworks is kept at the Carlo Scarpa Archive in Verona. On the occasion of this exhibition, showcases were used and specially restored, which were designed by Scarpa in 1960 for one of the first exhibitions dedicated to Venetian glass in the 19th-9th century.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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