The Glass Rooms

Le stanze del vetro is an initiative by Giorgio Cini Foundation and Pentagram Stiftung, which promotes the study and practice of the twentieth-century and contemporary art of glass-making. This long-term cultural project involves the opening of a new and permanent exhibition space  on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore for the purpose of housing monographic and collective exhibitions showcasing the works by international artists who use glass as their main medium. Showing from September 11, 2016 to January 8, 2017 is the exhibition Paolo Venini and his Furnace. On display, 300 works which explore Paolo Venini’s creative talent and that of the artists who worked with him over the years, including Gio Ponti, Piero Fornasetti, Massimo Vignelli and Tobia Scarpa. For further information: www.lestanzedelvetro.org

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Venini: Luce 1921-1985

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 […]


Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

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 […]


Into the Trees II, the exhibition in Rome by Setsuko, an internationally renowned artist

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 […]


Support crafts: make a difference. Now also with voluntary donations

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 […]