From the historic center of Stradella, a town of the Oltrepò Pavese, 16th- and 17th-century glass artifacts as well as medieval and post-medieval ceramics discovered during two excavation campaigns (2011 and 2012) conducted in an area near Palazzo Isimbardi, formerly Palazzo Salerna. Of particular importance, the forms and quality of the glass, including several precious goblets with widening rims and elaborate stems, attributable to the Venetian glass production, in confirmation of the widespread circulation of precious goods. The catalogue describes in detail the context of the excavation and the objects found.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]