The elegance of “Blu Zaffera” interpreted by contemporary artists

01/02/2023 - 05/03/2023

The Villa Caruso of Bellosguardo, in Lastra a Signa, near the outskirts of Florence, is hosting an exhibition until March 5th, 2023, developed as a partnership between the Montelupo Museum Foundation and the Villa Caruso Association. Sixteen artists have reinterpreted in a contemporary light the 15th-century technique of Zaffera. Decoration depicting stylized oak leaves enriched by a bright and deep shade of blue, acquired from cobalt oxide, that results in a striking visual and tactile sensation. Videos, an experimental performance, workshops and guided tours accompany visitors as they learn about the pastiness of Zaffera and its versatile expressive potential. Villa Caruso Bellosguardo, Museo Enrico Caruso Via di Bellosguardo, 54 Lastra a Signa (Fi) Tel.+39 055 87.21.783e-mail: info@villacaruso.itwww.villacaruso.it Museo della Ceramica di Montelupo Tel.+39 0571 1590300 info@museomontelupo.it www.museomontelupo.it

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