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.
On May 27, 1923, the Salsomaggiore spa complex, designed by Ugo Giusti and decorated by Galileo Chini, whose 150th birth anniversary falls on this day, was inaugurated. It is a grandiose work that reconciles memories of art nouveau, with suggestions of the Viennese secession, with motifs already in Deco taste and oriental enchantments. The exhibition […]
27/05/2023 - 17/09/2023EVENTS
In the evocative space of the former Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, now the Cathedral of the Image, theater of Arte Immersiva, the volume Gioielli a Firenze-Jewels in Florence was presented. Fratelli Peruzzi Archive 1880-1970, edited by Bianca Cappello, published by Livorno-based Sillabe Publishing House. Patient cataloging has returned drawings, plans, notes, photos, and […]
The Venetian Glass Archive, established in 2012, which is based on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, was recently moved to the recently restored 16th-century Sala Messina, located in the Cypress Cloister next to the exhibition aera “Le Stanze del vetro,” which has been the scene of important exhibitions for years. The Glass Study Center […]
From May 13 to July 9, 2023, MIDeC International Museum of Ceramic Design, in collaboration with Triennale Milano, presents “The SCI, Italian Ceramic Society at the 1st Biennial Exhibition of International Decorative Arts in Monza, May 1923.” A celebration of an anniversary: at the prestigious venue in Laveno Mombello, in the province of Varese, the […]
13/05/2023 - 09/07/2023