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In cantiere con Leonardo, crowdfunding campaign open until 27 February

With this project the Centre for Conservation and Restoration "La Venaria Reale", in collaboration with Fondazione Sviluppo e Crescita CRT, wants to preserve and make available a heritage of images of great historical, artistic and cultural interest. This heritage is part of the Archive of Pinin Brambilla Barcilon, one of the most important and well-known restorers of the 20th century. The over 50,000 photographs and documents in the archive bear witness to some of the most significant moments in the history of restoration in Italy, involving works and monuments famous throughout the world. These are unpublished material on the major masterpieces of Italian art and, after a careful evaluation of the state of conservation and particular relevance of the various materials, a nucleus of 3,000 copies has been selected: photographs, graphics, drawings, articles and slides documenting the various stages of restoration of Leonardo's Last Supper and other memorable interventions faced in over half a century of professional commitment. Thanks to crowdfunding it will be possible to digitize these testimonies and thus save a fragment of art history unknown to most people.  

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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 […]