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I Segreti del Mestieri (The Secrets of the Trade)

Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte presents "I Segreti del mestiere" (The Secrets of the Trade): a column that collects a series of online tutorials made by excellent master craftsmen, which will introduce the public to some "tricks of the trade": from calligraphy to the correct maintenance of shoes, from fabric decoration to illustration. The activities illustrated by the tutorials are designed to be reproducible at home, so that you can experience the emotion of being... artisans for a day. The first tutorial that will "go on air" will be dedicated to calligraphy. Ivana Tubaro, Claire Billiotte and Claudia Tavella, calligraphy teachers from the Milanese atelier Yvat and Klerb will help you improve your calligraphy, starting with warm-up and rhythm exercises.

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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 […]

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Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume […]

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Into the Trees II, the exhibition in Rome by Setsuko, an internationally renowned artist

Setsuko, an internationally renowned Japanese painter, presents her exhibition Into the Trees II at the Gagosian gallery in Rome. The artist, who has lived in Rome for a long time and currently combines the tranquility of the mountain landscape in Switzerland with the liveliness of the Paris atelier in Astier de Villatte, where she creates […]

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Support crafts: make a difference. Now also with voluntary donations

We have important plans for the coming year: to increase the number of young artisans to be trained, to strengthen scientific research and publishing activities, and to organize events that will allow art masters to have greater and greater visibility. Establish European-level partnerships to better and better promote Italian art crafts. Now you can help […]