At the Cini Foundation in Venice, LE STANZE DEL VETRO dedicate an exhibition to the American artist Thomas Stearns (1936-2006), who in the early 1960s collaborated with the Venini glassworks. The young American artist, following his arrival in Murano, worked assiduously with the master glassmaker Checco Ongaro, who managed to understand and implement Stearns' projects, which were not easy to "translate" into glass due to the asymmetries in the drawings and the use of complex techniques,such as incalmo (different colors joined together), or the union of different types of glass and the use of colors extraneous to Venetian tradition. The exhibition, entitled Thomas Stearns at Venini, on view until 5 January 2020, presents unique works, many of which have never been exhibited in public, and others, such as lamps or cylindrical vases, which have been featured in Venini's catalogue with great success.
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 […]