In 1950, Pablo Picasso sent a plate with the image of the dove of peace to the Museum of Ceramics (MIC) in Faenza, heavily damaged by the bombings of 1944. Other ceramic objects with archaic and mythological subjects followed, including the large vase (65 cm) Le quattro stagioni(The Four Seasons), decorated with sinuous female figures traced in graffiti. The exhibition Picasso. La sfida della ceramica(Picasso. The Challenge of Ceramics), on view until 13 April 2020, presents 50 unique pieces conserved at the Musée National Picasso in Paris, which establish an engaging dialogue with ceramics from various eras and styles conserved in the museum in Faenza. A selection of photos, documents and a video - Picasso a Vallaurisfilmed in 1954 by Luciano Emmer - pay homage to the artist, creator and connoisseur of the techniques of execution and decoration of terracotta, due to his constant frequentation of skilled potters, combining the tactile expressiveness of an ancient art with the figurative language of the twentieth century.
“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]
A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]
On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]
Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]