Being held from 24 to 31 July 2017, in Siracusa, is MADE LABS, the summer school of the Made Program, a new project of the "Rosario Gagliardi" Academy of Fine Arts. This first edition, curated by Studio Formafantasma and Moncada Rangel Architects, includes 8 days of workshops and lectures, with 24 special guests including designers, architects, artists and other professionals in the field. The theme of this edition is "Authenti-city (or the UNESCO paradox)" for discussing authenticity and cultural heritage in relation to design, architecture, art, crafts, tradition and local culture. On 28 July, the Fondazione Cologni together with Studio Formafantasma and Sam Jacob Studio has been invited to hold one of the evening lectures. Info:  

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]