Exhibition

Vittorio Zecchin: Transparent Glass for Cappellin and Venini

From 11 September 2017 to 7 January 2018, Venice’s Le Stanze del Vetro exhibition center, located in the ex-Convitto on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, tells of the Muranese artist Vittorio Zecchin and his collaboration with the historic glassworks. An exhibition presenting the work of the artist from Murano who from 1921 to 1925 was artistic director of the glassware company then known as Cappellin Venini & C. From the Veronese vase which, inspired by the vase that appears in Paolo Veronese’s Annunciation, became the firm’s symbol and is still today one of its best-selling pieces, to the Libellula vase with its delicate blown-glass scroll handles, this exhibition aims to bring the art of glassmaking back to the heart of the international art scene debate.

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Online il nuovo sito di “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza”

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. […]

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“Mestieri d’arte e Bellezza italiana” at Milan Polytechnic

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 […]

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Alberto Cavalli awarded at the FASHION COMMUNITY AWARDS 2022

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, […]

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Venini: Luce 1921-1985

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 […]