Until 10 September, the Ca 'd'Oro in Venice is hosting the exhibition Serenissime Trame. Carpets from the Zaleski collection and Renaissance paintings, produced by the Polo Museale del Veneto and the Fondazione Tassara of Brescia. Carpets, painting and collecting are the three themes presented by the exhibition, which revolve around Venice, bridge to the Orient and cradle of Renaissance painting. In their sacred and profane iconography, it is precisely the paintings by European Renaissance artists that document the spread of these luxury items. Offering a splendid setting for the exhibition, the extraordinary late-Gothic Venetian palazzo that pays tribute to the collecting passion of Giorgio Franchetti, founder of the Ca’ d’Oro State Museum, who concentrated his youthful interests on carpets and nourished a marked interest in the decorative arts.
On May 27, 1923, the Salsomaggiore spa complex, designed by Ugo Giusti and decorated by Galileo Chini, whose 150th birth anniversary falls on this day, was inaugurated. It is a grandiose work that reconciles memories of art nouveau, with suggestions of the Viennese secession, with motifs already in Deco taste and oriental enchantments. The exhibition […]
27/05/2023 - 17/09/2023EVENTS
In the evocative space of the former Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, now the Cathedral of the Image, theater of Arte Immersiva, the volume Gioielli a Firenze-Jewels in Florence was presented. Fratelli Peruzzi Archive 1880-1970, edited by Bianca Cappello, published by Livorno-based Sillabe Publishing House. Patient cataloging has returned drawings, plans, notes, photos, and […]
The Venetian Glass Archive, established in 2012, which is based on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, was recently moved to the recently restored 16th-century Sala Messina, located in the Cypress Cloister next to the exhibition aera “Le Stanze del vetro,” which has been the scene of important exhibitions for years. The Glass Study Center […]
From May 13 to July 9, 2023, MIDeC International Museum of Ceramic Design, in collaboration with Triennale Milano, presents “The SCI, Italian Ceramic Society at the 1st Biennial Exhibition of International Decorative Arts in Monza, May 1923.” A celebration of an anniversary: at the prestigious venue in Laveno Mombello, in the province of Varese, the […]
13/05/2023 - 09/07/2023