Venice and the American Glass Studio, this is the title of the exhibition in progress at "Le Stanze del Vetro", on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, until January 10, 2021. 133 glass works by 60 artists, American and Venetian, are presented, comparing modernity and tradition, experimentation, carried out with the most consolidated Murano techniques, over a period of time from the 1960s to the present day. An extraordinary impact is offered by the work Laguna Murano Chandelier (1996) by Dale Chihuly, created in Murano by Venetian artists Lino Tagliapietra and Pino Signoretto, both active for long periods in America, at the Pilchuck Glass School in Seattle. It is an example of how American culture and Venetian tradition have blended together in an extraordinary harmony of technical solutions, figurative content and constant chromatic research.
“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, […]