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Winners of OmA Twenty-to-Forty Contest

A young seamstress who makes wedding dresses and a producer of artisan footwear are the winners of the fourth edition of the OmA twenty-to-forty contest, organized by the Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte (Agency for Artisanal Trades) of the Fondazione CR Firenze.  The jury of experts awarded first prize to Miranda Di Sipio, a debutante seamstress from Florence who specializes in the production of wedding dresses and who is about to open her own studio.  Indeed the € 5,000 prize is earmarked for the purchase of equipment and for advertising.  The second prize is granted for a personalized consulting plan in the areas of marketing, public relations and financial strategy in collaboration with Euroteam Projects (an intermediary agency for the Erasmus Entrepreneur program):  this year’s award went to Olivia Monteforte, a custom footwear maker from Pesaro.

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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 […]

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Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium)

It was presented last September 15 at the Museo Civico Archeologico in Milan on the occasion of The Italian Glass Weeks running until September 28, 2022. Gioielli di Vetro dalla Preistoria al III Millennio (Glass Jewelry from Prehistory to the Third Millennium) edited by Bianca Cappello and Augusto Panini is not only an elegant volume […]

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Into the Trees II, the exhibition in Rome by Setsuko, an internationally renowned artist

Setsuko, an internationally renowned Japanese painter, presents her exhibition Into the Trees II at the Gagosian gallery in Rome. The artist, who has lived in Rome for a long time and currently combines the tranquility of the mountain landscape in Switzerland with the liveliness of the Paris atelier in Astier de Villatte, where she creates […]

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Support crafts: make a difference. Now also with voluntary donations

We have important plans for the coming year: to increase the number of young artisans to be trained, to strengthen scientific research and publishing activities, and to organize events that will allow art masters to have greater and greater visibility. Establish European-level partnerships to better and better promote Italian art crafts. Now you can help […]