The art of Montelupo’s master ceramists is the theme of the exhibition currently on view at the Museum of Ceramics and in Palazzo Podestarile. More than 120 works united by color, the result of constant chromatic research on the pigments which characterize the production of the so-called "Fabbrica di Firenze,” that is, works realized in the workshops and kilns of Montelupo, commissioned by the city’s most important families. It is a "story of ceramics" unfolding across centuries. The second section of the exhibition presents a selection of ceramics from the 1800s and 1900s tracing a path through the most refined tradition of majolica, with narrative themes of classical and mythological tradition (historiated) or of 16th-century inspiration (Raphael and the Della Robbia), up to innovations introduced from the 1950s through the 1970s.
An exhibition celebrating the prestigious milestone reached by the Murano glassworks Nason Moretti, which was started in 1923, is underway at the Murano Glass Museum. Since its inception, the furnace turned special attention to glass for the table, characterized by intense colors. Glassware, which became icons of 20th-century glass art, is presented, such as the […]
18/05/2023 - 06/01/2024EVENTS
The Ginori Museum, which as of 2019 is part of the “Fondazione Museo Archivio Richard Ginori della Manifattura di Doccia,” is still closed to the public, but can be seen online, (museoginori.org), because it “already has so many stories to tell,” not only as a place that preserves a vast artistic and archival heritage, but […]
The rose window, the upper part of the large four-light window in the Chapel of Santa Croce, in the Bolognese basilica was made between 1464 and 1466. The preparatory cartoons were made by the painter Michele di Matteo and the stained-glass window executed by the master glassmaker and German Dominican friar Jacob Griesigner, later to […]
“La Grande Bellezza – The Dream Factory”, progetto di mecenatismo contemporaneo per l’alto artigianato artistico, promosso da Starhotels in collaborazione con Fondazione Cologni, OMA-Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte e Gruppo Editoriale, dopo il grande successo di pubblico ottenuto al Fuorisalone milanese 2023 sarà in mostra al Giardino Corsini (15/17 settembre, Firenze) con un allestimento inedito: il […]