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Precious waxes from the 17th-18th centuries have entered the collections of the National Museum of the Bargello in Florence

Sixteen rare wax models have been donated by Marquis Lionardo Lorenzo Ginori to the Bargello Museum. After restoration, which has already begun on five specimens, the entire nucleus will be placed in a new room dedicated to Baroque sculpture and displayed in rotation. The waxes, which illustrate sacred and mythological subjects, are taken from forms made by famous sculptors such as Alessandro Algardi, Massimiliano Soldani Benzi, Vincenzo Foggini, and Giuseppe Piamontini. They had been acquired by Carlo Ginori, founder of the Doccia factory in 1737, to reproduce works in porcelain. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence Tel.+39 055 0649440 e-mail:mn-bar@cultura.gov.it www.bargellomusei.beniculturali.it

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Wellmade participates in Bergamo Brescia Capital of Culture 2023

“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 […]

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“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

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 […]

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DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

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 […]

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Sustainability at your fingertips

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 […]