CARMI is the name of the new museum dedicated to Michelangelo Buonarroti located in the spaces of Villa Fabbricotti in Carrara, a nineteenth-century building within the Padula Park, redeveloped thanks to a project funded by the Tuscany Region. Coordinated by the MetaMorfosi cultural association with the collaboration of Casa Buonarroti, and curated by Emanuele Ferretti of the University of Florence and Davide Turrini of the University of Ferrara, the aim of the museum is to enhance the bond between the artist, the city of Carrara and marble. The tour of the museum will include a space for temporary shows and two exhibits: I gessi dello studio Lazzerini. La storia di una collezione nella gipsoteca della scuola del marmo (The plaster casts of the Lazzerini studio. The story of a collection in the Gallery of plaster casts of the school of marble) and Carrara 1800-1850. Maestri Studenti in viaggio verso Roma. I tesori della Gipsoteca della Accademia di belle Arti di Carrara (Carrara 1800-1850. Master Students traveling to Rome. The treasures of the Gipsoteca of the Academy of Fine Arts of Carrara).
“La Grande Bellezza – The Dream Factory”, progetto di mecenatismo contemporaneo per l’alto artigianato artistico, promosso da Starhotels in collaborazione con Fondazione Cologni, OMA-Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte e Gruppo Editoriale, dopo il grande successo di pubblico ottenuto al Fuorisalone milanese 2023 sarà in mostra al Giardino Corsini (15/17 settembre, Firenze) con un allestimento inedito: il […]
As of September 4, applications are open to participate in “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence) the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte’s training internships project. All public and private schools and training institutions in the artistic crafts sectors are invited to send in applications from their best […]
From Sept. 15 to 17, from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Corsini Garden in Florence, “Crafts and Palace. Artisan workshops and their commissions” will give life, also in this XXIX edition, to a new visual narrative revealing different perspectives of savoir faire through the dialogue of the great protagonists of this 2023: Métiers […]
In this year, the artist and the Manifattura Fornaci di San Lorenzo, in Borgo San Lorenzo, Mugello, are the protagonists of initiatives that follow one another to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Galileo Chini’s birth and the variety of his work among painting, ceramics, stained glass and architectural decorations that express, although with different materials, […]