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.
unascuolaunlavoro.it, the new website of the project “One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence” online from September 5, 2022. A new look, lots of new content. Throughout the month, and until September 30, Schools will be able to enter applications from students competing in the Fondazione Cologni call for applications. With “One School, One Job. […]
Launching for the ninth consecutive year is the “Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” lecture at the Milan Polytechnic, offered among the design faculty’s elective courses and sponsored by the Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza. The lectures, taught by Alberto Cavalli, director general of the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, present beauty as a true genetic […]
On Tuesday, September 20, during the XXII edition of the CHI È CHI AWARDS – FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS, Alberto Cavalli, general manager of Fondazione Cologni and executive director of Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship, received at Palazzo Marino the social award as curator of the Homo Faber 2022 event that, in an international setting, […]
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 […]