On the occasion of the important event “Homo Faber: Crafting a more human future,” promoted in Venice by the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, Starhotels, in continuing its “The Great Beauty” project, has organized at the Splendid Venice - Starhotels Collection hotel, symbol of the most exclusive hospitality, a refined exhibition of works by several Venetian maestri d’arte, becoming a treasure trove of the finest Italian craftsmanship. The elegant halls of the Splendid Venice, a dream dwelling between Rialto and San Marco, have thus become an evocative setting for an exhibition presenting “the great beauty” with a careful selection of works created by important names of Venetian craftsmanship, previously celebrated by the “Venetian Way” photographic exhibition at “Homo Faber” on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. These are the "magnificent eight" chosen by Starhotels with the advice and support of the Cologni Foundation for the Métiers d'Art, partner of “Homo Faber”: Bruno Barbon (woodcarving); Sergio Boldrin (masks, La Bottega dei Mascareri); Gianpaolo Fallani (artistic prints); Carlo Semenzato (Fonderia d’arte Valese); Emanuele Bevilacqua (Tessitura Luigi Bevilacqua); Stefano Nicolao (theatrical tailoring); Lucia Costantini (Burano lace); Andrea Zilio (Murano glass, Vetreria Anfora).
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 […]