From March 23 to June 4, Palazzo Medici Riccardi will host the first stop of the travelling exhibition MARKKU PIRI – GLASS & PAINTINGS which, after Florence, will be held in Rome at the Carlo Bilotti Museum, housed in Villa Borghese’s Orangery, and then in Venice, at the Murano Glass Museum. Markku Piri, born in 1955, is a Finnish designer, stage designer, painter and versatile and prolific artist whose work has been showcased in a number of solo exhibitions at art galleries and museums in Finland and other countries, and in the exhibition The Spirit of Paradise in 2011-2012, which was held in Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Berlin and Washington DC. The exhibition shows 90 works, artistic glass creations, including large-sized installations created with the help of Murano’s best-known master glass-makers and of the artists of the Finnish cooperative Lasismi; 15 works, silk-screen prints and paintings revolving around the theme of nature and architecture; and printed cotton and linen fabrics, designed on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence, representing Finnish subjects.
“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, […]