Exhibition

A Finn at the Medicis’ Court

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.

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Online il nuovo sito di “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza”

unascuolaunlavoro.it, the new website of the project “One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence” online from September 5, 2022. A new look, lots of new content. Throughout the month, and until September 30, Schools will be able to enter applications from students competing in the Fondazione Cologni call for applications. With “One School, One Job. […]

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“Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” at Milan Polytechnic

Launching for the ninth consecutive year is the “Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” lecture at the Milan Polytechnic, offered among the design faculty’s elective courses and sponsored by the Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza. The lectures, taught by Alberto Cavalli, director general of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, present beauty as a true genetic […]

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Alberto Cavalli awarded at the FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022

On Tuesday, September 20, during the XXII edition of the CHI È CHI AWARDS – FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS, Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni and executive director of Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, received at Palazzo Marino the social award as curator of the Homo Faber 2022 event that, in an international setting, […]

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Venini: Luce 1921-1985

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 […]