05/05/2021 - 22/09/2021
Triennale Milano and Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d'Arte continue their annual collaboration, aimed at presenting in the Quadreria space the cycle of exhibitions Mestieri d'Arte & Design. Crafts Culture, four exhibitions that offer an unprecedented point of view on contemporary applied arts. Vitrea, curated by Jean Blanchaert, proposes a journey through precious designer glass, created by international artists and made by extraordinary Italian master craftsmen, from Murano but not only. The works on display, different in technique, poetics and function, narrate the contemporary creative variety in the realization of glass: from sculpture to lighting, from figurative works to stained glass, in blown glass, in lamp glass, in solid glass, in glass fusion, in glass mosaic and mold, as well as works in which glass is combined with other materials, such as iron and wood. The Quadreria will once again be set up as a contemporary version of the Renaissance cabinet de curiosités: in Studiometria's project, illuminated by iGuzzini, the graceful transparencies of these objects, the perfect proportions (absolute forms), the lightness and virtuosity of the master glassmakers are celebrated and juxtaposed. A fortunate encounter, often telepathic, between hand and mind. An artistic vision and a manual know-how that the Cologni Foundation has always tried to identify, preserve and promote so that art professions can still speak the language of contemporaneity.
“Discovering Italian savoir-faire and artistic craftsmanship”, Wellmade’s itinerary among the artisan workshops in the centre of Bergamo, scheduled for Saturday 28 January from 10 a.m. to about 5 p.m., is part of the programme “La città in festa”, the inaugural days of Bergamo Brescia Capitale Italiana della Cultura, coordinated by the Department of Culture with […]
A free course for the creation of the Palazzo Litta brand: enrolment is open until Saturday 4 February for the “Bauhaus Barocco” workshop, devised for the MiC Lombardy Regional Secretariat and entrusted to the CorsiArte training body with the collaboration of Chiara Gatti, art historian, journalist and CorsiArte lecturer, and the scientific care of the […]
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 […]
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 […]