Until 30 September, in the evocative setting of the former Convent of the Capuchins of Grottaglie (Province of Taranto), it is possible to visit the exhibition TERRA identità, luogo, materia (EARTH identity, place, material), realized for the 2018 Ceramics Exhibition. The 46 works from all over the world explore the art of ceramics, a material used in Grottaglie since ancient times: clay that becomes terracotta, an object of fine craftsmanship and an expression of proud identity. A city with an entire district dedicated exclusively to the production of ceramics, Grottaglie is included in the list of the 37 Italian “Towns of Ceramics.” With this event, founded in 1971, it wishes to pay tribute to the many "intelligent hands" that animate its territory.
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 […]
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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, (museoginori.org), because it “already has so many stories to tell,” not only as a place that preserves a vast artistic and archival heritage, but […]
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 – 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 […]