23/06/2022 - 09/10/2022
Six fashionable gowns of the Urbino court in the 15th century are presented in a room of the Appartamento degli Ospiti in the Ducal Palace, in the exhibition Quando vedranno i rich vistimenti. Two sumptuous gowns are inspired by those worn by Federico and Battista Sfoza in the diptych painted by Piero della Francesca preserved at the Uffizi Galleries, while the other four, two men's and two women's, are faithfully drawn from Renaissance models, following careful research conducted on the pictorial images, with particular attention to the fabrics, cut and preciousness of the decorations and accessories. Elegance and refinement were motifs of constant interest at the court of Duke Federico da Montefeltro, considered symbols of prestige and distinction, as is evident from the works featured in the larger exhibition Federico da Montefeltro and Francesco di Giorgio. Urbino Crossroads of the Arts.
“La Grande Bellezza – The Dream Factory”, progetto di mecenatismo contemporaneo per l’alto artigianato artistico, promosso da Starhotels in collaborazione con Fondazione Cologni, OMA-Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte e Gruppo Editoriale, dopo il grande successo di pubblico ottenuto al Fuorisalone milanese 2023 sarà in mostra al Giardino Corsini (15/17 settembre, Firenze) con un allestimento inedito: il […]
As of September 4, applications are open to participate in “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence) the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte’s training internships project. All public and private schools and training institutions in the artistic crafts sectors are invited to send in applications from their best […]
From Sept. 15 to 17, from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Corsini Garden in Florence, “Crafts and Palace. Artisan workshops and their commissions” will give life, also in this XXIX edition, to a new visual narrative revealing different perspectives of savoir faire through the dialogue of the great protagonists of this 2023: Métiers […]
In this year, the artist and the Manifattura Fornaci di San Lorenzo, in Borgo San Lorenzo, Mugello, are the protagonists of initiatives that follow one another to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Galileo Chini’s birth and the variety of his work among painting, ceramics, stained glass and architectural decorations that express, although with different materials, […]