Set up in the lower church of the Basilica of St. Francis, an exhibition that traces the changes in fashion from the early 1900s to 1960 through the presentation of a selection of clothes, accessories, photographs, paintings, magazine illustrations, but also a careful choice of objects that have become icons of society’s transformation. The exhibition, divided into sections, one for each individual decade, begins with the imitation of French fashion at the beginning of the century, followed by the artisan creativity of seamstresses, the exuberant vivacity of clothes in the 1930s, the innovation of department stores with ready-to-wear clothing, as opposed to the most exclusive sartorial ateliers, up to the moment of female emancipation in the 1960s. A section of the exhibition, curated by the students of the Fashion and Theater Costume Design section presents reproductions of garments worn by the women painted in Piero della Francesco’s frescoes.
An exhibition celebrating the prestigious milestone reached by the Murano glassworks Nason Moretti, which was started in 1923, is underway at the Murano Glass Museum. Since its inception, the furnace turned special attention to glass for the table, characterized by intense colors. Glassware, which became icons of 20th-century glass art, is presented, such as the […]
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The Ginori Museum, which as of 2019 is part of the “Fondazione Museo Archivio Richard Ginori della Manifattura di Doccia,” is still closed to the public, but can be seen online, (museoginori.org), because it “already has so many stories to tell,” not only as a place that preserves a vast artistic and archival heritage, but […]
The rose window, the upper part of the large four-light window in the Chapel of Santa Croce, in the Bolognese basilica was made between 1464 and 1466. The preparatory cartoons were made by the painter Michele di Matteo and the stained-glass window executed by the master glassmaker and German Dominican friar Jacob Griesigner, later to […]
“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 […]