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Inediti vetri del Rinascimento (Unknown Renaissance glass)

On display in the House Museum belonging to Rodolfo Siviero are four precious sheets of glass painted in tempera on the reverse, dating to the mid-sixteenth century. They can be traced back to Venetian painting, with Levantine and transalpine influences, thanks to the circulation of engravings and drawings. The four pieces, purchased by Siviero in […]


Firenze

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In Padua, the exhibition 30per10, arte ceramica contemporanea

The Scuderie di Palazzo Moroni is hosting the exhibition 30per10, arte ceramica contemporanea (30for10, contemporary ceramic art). Through a three-dimensional language artists from various backgrounds interpret the concept of space proper to the fourteenth-century frescoes, located in eight city buildings of “Padova urbs picta,” which, since 2021, are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. […]

09/07/2022 - 28/08/2022
Padova

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Three stained glass windows from Ghirlandaio’s workshop in the crypt of Siena Cathedral

The stained-glass windows, two mullioned windows with saints and a tondo with the image of Christ, were made at the end of the fifteenth century by Domenico Ghirlandaio and his workshop, which had already distinguished itself for the narrative elegance and chromatic refinement of its paintings on glass. Made for the church of San Francesco […]

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Two “floral” exhibitions at Palais Lascaris in Nice

The Artemisia and Fleuraisons baroques exhibitions, as part of the Nice Biennial of Arts, have as their theme flowers that evoke botanical elements, mythological and pictorial themes. Artemisia presents a selection of works by artist Eve Pietruschi, whose ceramic sculptures and installations are inspired by the plant that grows wild and on the edge of […]

06/06/2022 - 09/01/2023
Nizza

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Antique Vases exhibition in Verona

The Ancient Vases exhibition presents a collection of about 80 pre-Roman ceramics made between the 7th and 4th centuries B.C. that are not usually on public display. Beyond the excitement of admiring objects made, more than 2,500 years ago, it is surprising to observe the craftsmanship and execution technique of those artifacts. For singular beauty […]

23/10/2021 - 02/10/2022
Verona

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The great Venetian craftsmanship at Splendid Venice – Starhotels Collezione

Among the events of Homo Faber in the City, the exhibition Splendid Dialogues, from April 10 to May 1 Venetian high craftsmanship is back on display in the exclusive and elegant spaces of the Splendid Venice – Starhotels Collezione, this time with Splendid Dialogues, a precious journey to discover Venetian high craftsmanship inspired by the […]

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Hats and Headwear, Creativity and hatmaking techniques

A course at Spazio NOTA in Florence The charm of millinery and the opportunity to learn more about the techniques for making hats. There is time until April 14 to enroll in the training course recognized by the Region of Tuscany Modisteria, Cappelli e Coprica in program at Spazio NOTA from May 2 to June […]

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How much do you care about the future? Artigianato e Palazzo Questionnaire

“Kindness and Sustainability” is the project Artigianato e Palazzo asked Irene Ivoi, a designer specializing in nudge design, circular strategy, waste prevention, green public procuerement orientation, and sustainability, to carry out. envisioning a guided invitation that orients people to act according to the principles of a circular economy. The project involved the creation of a […]

28/06/2022

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II edition of the Master of Crafts Award, Biella

REGISTRATIONS OPEN UNTIL APRIL 30 The second edition of the Master of Crafts Award, promoted by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Biella, in collaboration with the Associazione Fatti ad Arte and the support of the Gal Montagne Biellesi, is renewed. The objective of the Prize is to convey the promotion of artistic craftsmanship in […]

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Interns’ stories are online

Photos, stories, and trivia about the trainees of the project “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (One School, One Job. Paths of Excellence) 2021/22 are now online at unascuolaunlavoro.it. From Piedmont to Sicily, from Friuli Venezia Giulia to Sardinia, all along the peninsula young artisans are honing their talents in workshops that carry on […]


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Two “pastiglia” caskets restored at Palazzo Madama

Two pastille caskets, small caskets for jewels, medals and coins, kept in Palazzo Madama, have been restored by the Association of Friends of the Fondazione Torino Musei. The two works date back to the early sixteenth century and were made by workshops active between Padua and Ferrara. The caskets, made of wood covered with stucco […]

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FontanaArte, from Milan to Venice

Until the end of July Le Stanze del Vetro, on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, are hosting the exhibition FontanaArte. House of Glass through the work of four artistic directors, Gio Ponti, Pietro Chiesa, Max Ingrand and Gae Aulenti, who, over more than 60 years, have left an indelible mark on glass […]

04/04/2022 - 31/07/2022
Venezia

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“Una Scuola, un Lavoro”(One School, One Job): traineeships kick off

Between January and February, all 27 internships of the project “Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Percorsi di Eccellenza” (One School, One Job. Pathways to Excellence), the program promoted and financed by the Fondazione Cologni and realized thanks to the project’s main partners, Fondazione Cariplo and Costa Crociere Foundation. The talents selected among the most promising in […]

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Oscar Ghiglia: The Years of the Novecento Italiano at Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Firenze

Oscar Ghiglia (1876-1945), a painter from Livorno but a Florentine by training, has been the subject of a gradual critical reappraisal in recent years. The exhibition Oscar Ghiglia: The Years of the Novecento Italiano at Medici Riccardi Palace in Florence, through more than fifty works from private and public collections, highlights the pictorial refinement traceable […]

07/04/2022 - 13/09/2022
Firenze

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Scuole Mestieri d’Arte (Schools of Art)

New training institutes enrich the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte orientation portal Scuolemestieridarte.it is the Fondazione Cologni’s orientation portal dedicated to the schools that train tomorrow’s master craftsmen. These training centers teach a wide variety of artistic crafts: goldsmithing, restoration, naval carpentry, marble working, art graphics, carpentry, lutherie, haute couture… and much more. Recently, several […]

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Dear Joe Colombo, you taught us about the future Exhibition in Milano

The exhibition Dear Joe Colombo, you taught us about the future under way in Milan at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna Gam, illustrates the creative journey of the designer (1930-1971) through objects, which even today, so many years later, are surprising for their modernity, inventiveness but also for their respect for the skill of artisans able […]

24/05/2022 - 04/09/2022
Milano

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IN BIANCO: Italian porcelain on show in Jingdezhen

Italy at the first edition of the International Biennial of Ceramic Art of Jingdezhen, China At the Ceramic Art Avenue Art Museum of Jingdezhen in China, until March 17, the first edition of the Biennial entitled “Spirit of Ceramics” is presented. The Italian pavilion, curated by Matteo Zauli, is entitled “In bianco” (In white) and […]

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The Madonna of Santa Maria Nuova by Verrocchio

At the National Museum of the Bargello the only work in terracotta of the great artist The Madonna and Child, better known as the Madonna of Santa Maria Nuova from the name of the place where it was found at the beginning of the 19th century and now conserved at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, […]

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“Artigiano del Cuore” contest: applications open May 5

The fifth edition of the “Artigiano del Cuore” contest, promoted by Fondazione Cologni and the Wellmade platform, is about to start. This year, the contest is aimed at artisans and workshops that carry on a tradition linked to their local area, understood as the place where the business is based, or the place of origin […]

06/05/2022 - 06/06/2022

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Stefano Bertoli Announcement – for young luthiers

Stefano Bertoli’s family with Fondazione Cologni and Fondazione Pro Canale have issued an announcement for young luthiers under 35 for the allocation of two co-working spaces at the Stefano Bertoli Violinmaking Workshop. The workshop was opened in 2017 by Stefano Bertoli with the aim of undertaking the activity and sharing the space with other young […]


Milano