Raw Materials, Contemporary Ceramic Art

A project curated by Marco Tonelli, organized by Fondazione Montelupo ONLUS and supported by the Luigi Pecci Center for Contemporary Art of Prato, within the Cantiere Toscana Contemporanea event promoted by Regione Toscana. Palazzo Podestarile hosts a historical exhibition describing the legacy of Leoncillo and his relationship with sculptors Giuseppe Spagnulo, Luigi Mainolfi, Giacinto Cerone and Giuseppe Ducrot. The same venue will also host Project Room, curated by Lorenzo Cianchi, featuring works by young artists such as Christian Frosi and Diego Perrone, Irene Lupi, Nero/Alessandro Neretti and Morgane Tschiember. The Sculture in città section showcases the artwork by seven contemporary artists- Ugo La Pietra, Hidetoshi Nagasawa, Fabrizio Plessi, Gianni Asdrubali, Loris Cecchini, Bertozzi & Casoni and Lucio Perone- who were invited to work closely with local artisans to create a series of site specific ceramic projects. Info & Booking:

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100 years of glass: Nason Moretti of Murano

An exhibition celebrating the prestigious milestone reached by the Murano glassworks Nason Moretti, which was started in 1923, is underway at the Murano Glass Museum. Since its inception, the furnace turned special attention to glass for the table, characterized by intense colors. Glassware, which became icons of 20th-century glass art, is presented, such as the […]

18/05/2023 - 06/01/2024


Museo Ginori in Doccia is online

The Ginori Museum, which as of 2019 is part of the “Fondazione Museo Archivio Richard Ginori della Manifattura di Doccia,” is still closed to the public, but can be seen online, (, because it “already has so many stories to tell,” not only as a place that preserves a vast artistic and archival heritage, but […]


The restoration of the stained glass window with the Risen Christ in the Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna

The rose window, the upper part of the large four-light window in the Chapel of Santa Croce, in the Bolognese basilica was made between 1464 and 1466. The preparatory cartoons were made by the painter Michele di Matteo and the stained-glass window executed by the master glassmaker and German Dominican friar Jacob Griesigner, later to […]


La Grande Bellezza by Starhotels at Artigianato e Palazzo

“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 […]