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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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New graphic design for mestieridarte.it

New graphics, also renewed in content, for the online version of “Mestieri d’Arte & Design. Crafts Culture,” Fondazione Cologni’s semi-annual magazine dedicated to the excellence of artistic crafts, high manufacturing and conscious and creative design. In celebration of the successful collaboration with Elle Decor Italia, which conveys the magazine to its 10,000,000 subscribers, the digital […]


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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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Floral Crafts on Homo Faber Guide

In this lead-up to Christmas, the Homo Faber Guide edited by Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship devotes a special feature to flower designers and their creations for the holidays and seasons. The participating florists are: Gábor Nagy, Emily Avenson, Katya Hutter and sisters Laura and Teresa Cugusi, the duo from Puscina Flowers. Each will […]


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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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The Mariano Fortuny Museum in Venice dedicates an entire floor to the works of eclectic personalities

Since the end of October, the second floor of the museum has been presenting never-before-seen objects, hitherto kept in the museum’s storerooms, that pay homage to the imaginative personality of Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo (1871-1949). What emerges is a fascinating, eclectic, brilliant character capable of alternating, with extraordinary elasticity, the activity of artist with that […]


Venezia

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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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The Restoration of the Geographical Maps of Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio

The Sala della Guardaroba, originally intended to store the movable property of the court, preserves 53 oil-painted panels by two monks, Egnazio Danti and Stefano Bonsignori, inserted in the doors of cupboards. The pictures depict the lands and seas known in the 16th century, during the time of Cosimo I dei Medici, first Duke and […]


Firenze

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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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“The White Gold of Sesto Fiorentino”: eighteenth-century works from the Museo Ginori

The exhibition, set up in the premises of the Ernesto Ragionieri Library in Sesto Fiorentino by the Richard Ginori Archive Museum Foundation of the Doccia Factory, presents a selection of 45 works documenting the origins of the Ginori Factory. It is a preview of what will later be on view with the reopening of the […]

08/10/2022 - 16/04/2023
Sesto Fiorentino (FI)

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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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MAM – Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere (Master of Art and Craft): the shortlist of excellence 2022

Now in its fourth edition is the MAM – Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere award, promoted by the Fondazione Cologni dei Mestieri d’Arte, in collaboration with ALMA, The International School of Italian Cuisine. Dedicated to Italian masters of art of excellence, under the aegis of important and significant institutional sponsorships including the Ministry of Culture, the […]


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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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Mini Master by Una Scuola, un Lavoro kicks off

The new cycle of lessons of the Fondazione Cologni, offered free of charge to all 26 young talents selected for the project Una Scuola, un Lavoro. Paths of Excellence. Designed ad hoc, it includes 150 hours of targeted training, structured as follows: History of Applied Arts by Corsi Arte; Design and Personal branding by Politecnico […]

02/11/2022 - 06/12/2022
Milano

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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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Forum about Bellezza at Milan’s Palazzo Litta

The Fondazione Italia Patria della Bellezza will organize the Forum della Bellezza on November 10, 2022, a day dedicated to all those virtuous projects that focus on the beauty of the territory, artistic and cultural treasures and exceptional places that our country has to offer. The event will be held in the historic setting of […]

10/11/2022 - 10/11/2022
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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Precious waxes from the 17th-18th centuries have entered the collections of the National Museum of the Bargello in Florence

Sixteen rare wax models have been donated by Marquis Lionardo Lorenzo Ginori to the Bargello Museum. After restoration, which has already begun on five specimens, the entire nucleus will be placed in a new room dedicated to Baroque sculpture and displayed in rotation. The waxes, which illustrate sacred and mythological subjects, are taken from forms […]


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New display for the collections of Palazzo Davanzati in Florence

Palazzo Davanzati, a medieval tower house, was reopened to the public a few days ago, housing works and objects that testify to the customs of Florentine private life from the 14th to the end of the 16th century. The new display follows a chronological order to appreciate the furnishings of the state rooms and those […]


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