Exhibition

Venini: Luce 1921-1985

18/09/2022 - 08/01/2023

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 1951, that covered Palazzo Grassi and the large chandelier composed of polychrome polyhedrons, designed by Carlo Scarpa for the 1961 Turin exhibition, "Italia 61." All 80 objects in the exhibition, conceived and made between 1921 and 1985, trace a path between figurative art and glass art, between sudden changes and anticipations of new trends in taste, entrusted to the creativity of artists and designers but made possible thanks to the skill of the master glassmakers at Vetreria Venini. From 18 September to 8 January 2023 Venezia, Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore info@lestanzedelvetro.org, info@cini.it: www.lestanzedelvetro.org, www.cini.it

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