The exhibition "Mosaico&Mosaici" was inaugurated on July 26th at the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli in Spilimbergo (PN) featuring a significant selection of the works realized during the school year by students of the Institute. Founded in 1922, the Mosaic School focuses on didactic commitment, the association between tradition and renewal, and between productive and cultural reality: not only training, but also promotion and valorization of the ancient art of mosaics and of the mosaicist's craft. This year's theme is the open dialogue between past and present, between historical heritage and artistic research. Emblematic works selected from the history of art and mosaics were taken as models, not for making mechanical reproductions, but as an opportunity for study and as an inspiration for expressing a contemporary conception of the image, new points of view and visions.
On May 27, 1923, the Salsomaggiore spa complex, designed by Ugo Giusti and decorated by Galileo Chini, whose 150th birth anniversary falls on this day, was inaugurated. It is a grandiose work that reconciles memories of art nouveau, with suggestions of the Viennese secession, with motifs already in Deco taste and oriental enchantments. The exhibition […]
27/05/2023 - 17/09/2023EVENTS
In the evocative space of the former Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, now the Cathedral of the Image, theater of Arte Immersiva, the volume Gioielli a Firenze-Jewels in Florence was presented. Fratelli Peruzzi Archive 1880-1970, edited by Bianca Cappello, published by Livorno-based Sillabe Publishing House. Patient cataloging has returned drawings, plans, notes, photos, and […]
The Venetian Glass Archive, established in 2012, which is based on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, was recently moved to the recently restored 16th-century Sala Messina, located in the Cypress Cloister next to the exhibition aera “Le Stanze del vetro,” which has been the scene of important exhibitions for years. The Glass Study Center […]
From May 13 to July 9, 2023, MIDeC International Museum of Ceramic Design, in collaboration with Triennale Milano, presents “The SCI, Italian Ceramic Society at the 1st Biennial Exhibition of International Decorative Arts in Monza, May 1923.” A celebration of an anniversary: at the prestigious venue in Laveno Mombello, in the province of Varese, the […]
13/05/2023 - 09/07/2023