A selection of glass birds, real and fantastic at the same time, created by the artist from Friuli Toni Zuccheri, are presented in an aviary, a suggestive setting curated by Lissoni Associati of Milan. The sculptures, composed of different materials - bronze, wood, stone, but also dried leaves - evoke the nature and the passion of the artist for animals, to the point of transforming them into a symbolic abstraction. On those natural, often recycled supports, that bear the signs of time and wear, are inserted multi-colored glass feathers, realized with various techniques appropriate to the anatomical parts of the birds. For Zuccheri, glass was the subject of constant experimentation on the material and on color variations, which began in the mid-1950s in collaboration with the Venini glassworks and continued over the years in other well-known Italian furnaces.
(Ph. Francesco Allegretti)
“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 […]