For the celebrations in honour of Cosimo I there is an exhibition, running until 29 September, dedicated to the Lanzi, the Medici’s German Guard corps; established by Cosimo I, it remained a constant presence until the eighteenth century. The exhibition, with the contribution of "The Medici Archive Project," presents a selection of paintings, drawings, armour, but also garments or objects that reconstruct the history of the ducal and, later, the grand ducal militia, which worked in close contact with the sovereign up to the point of exerting its own influence. The halberd was the weapon that distinguished them, even becoming an icon of this body of soldiers trained to protect the family and that has marked the history of Florence so strongly that the Loggia of Piazza della Signora takes the name of the "Loggia dei Lanzi."
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]