Architect, artist, designer, theorist and writer, Alessandro Mendini (Milan 1931) is one of the dominant personalities - in full activity - in the history of the aesthetic project of the twentieth and twenty-first century. The book is the most complete work ever published on Mendini and collects the best of his work, offering a cross-reading of his multifaceted activities. By tapping into the personal store, the book includes over 500 illustrations that tell an artistic career spanning more than 50 years through its main masterpieces from the armchair by Proust to Cavallino by Venini, from corkscrews by Alessi to the series of Face Vase to Bovisa Tech.
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 […]