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.
The title of the exhibition just opened in Venice on the Island of San Giorgio, for the initiatives promoted by le Stanze del Vetro, highlights the close link between Venetian glassmaking and light: reflected, projected, diffused by lumiere and panels of various shapes and sizes. Symbolic icons of the exhibition are the imposing veil, from […]
It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume […]
Setsuko, an internationally renowned Japanese painter, presents her exhibition Into the Trees II at the Gagosian gallery in Rome. The artist, who has lived in Rome for a long time and currently combines the tranquility of the mountain landscape in Switzerland with the liveliness of the Paris atelier in Astier de Villatte, where she creates […]
We have important plans for the coming year: to increase the number of young artisans to be trained, to strengthen scientific research and publishing activities, and to organize events that will allow art masters to have greater and greater visibility. Establish European-level partnerships to better and better promote Italian art crafts. Now you can help […]