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.
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]