To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Giacomo Balla's birth, the artist's house in Rome is open to the public in Via Oslavia, 39B, in the Della Vittoria district, where the artist lived from 1929 to 1958. The house, which remained closed for over 30 years, represents a synthesis of Futurist art, expressed with total creative freedom in every space of the house. Furniture, objects, clothes, tapestries and daily furnishings express with great playfulness and irony the stylistic features of futurism, full of geometric patterns, intense colors, unusual and unpredictable lines and volumes. In parallel, the National Museum of XXI Century Arts (MAXXI) presents (Gallery 5) the exhibition, Casa Balla. Dalla casa all'universo e ritorno (Balla's House. From the House to the Universe and Back), on view until November 21, with works that were originally part of the house. Among these is the door with tapestry of the red Studiolo, now part of the Laura and Lavinia Biagiotti collection, an emblem of modernity and dynamism. A selection of works by contemporary artists illustrates the continuity between modern art and Futurist innovation. INFO: Casa Balla, open on weekends with reservations, www.maxxi.art.
“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]
A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]
On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]
Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]