In Florence, in the Treasury of the Grand Dukes of Pitti Palace, precious porcelains produced by the manufactory in Doccia owned by Count Carlo Ginori and decorated by the Austrian painter Carlo Wendelin Anreiter de Ziernfeld, at the time the most highly esteemed artist in Europe, called to Florence in 1737. The refinement of the porcelains - alongside works made with other materials, such as semi-precious stone, waxes, ivories, crystals, tapestries, but also paintings and sculptures - documents the passion of the Lorraine Grand Dukes for that material in an international decorative style which combined the Florentine tradition with the emerging taste for Oriental, especially Chinese, art.
“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]
A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]
On the occasion of the presentation of the programme for Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023, the Greek Deputy Minister of Culture, Nicholas Yatromanolakis, mentions: ‘We want to do something similar to the Italian projects of DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, opening a hub. Among the many opportunities for the cultural, but also economic and social […]
Fifteen bags, part of the collection of the Domenico Michelucci Civic Museum of Straw and weaving in Signa, others donated or offered on temporary loan by private individuals, are the protagonists of the exhibition Sustainability at your fingertips. These are objects, together with hats, that distinguish the production of Signa and its territory, made of […]