Exhibition

“Tutti gli ismi (All the isms)” by Armando Testa

  In Turin, in the Sala Chiablese of the Musei Reali (Royal Museums), this exhibition brings together a selection of about 100 works including projects, posters, videos, paintings and photographs and design objects created by Armando Testa between 1940 and 1990. It is a structured program that follows the evolution of art and design in those years so rife with changes in tastes and customs. It was then that advertising graphics became part of everyday life and a phenomenon of popular art. Characters like Caballero and Carmencita, caricatures evoking distant countries, Pippo the hippopotamus, clumsy but docile, an unusual blue color, advertised diapers for the evolved children of the 1960s, and Punt e Mes, a bitter vermouth, celebrated the ritual of the aperitif in the years of the economic boom. www.museireali.beniculturali.it

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“Bahuaus Barocco”: only a few places still available!

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DoppiaFirma and Homo Faber, two examples that become models

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 […]

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Sustainability at your fingertips

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 […]