The awarding ceremony, organized by the Centre du Luxe et de la Création to celebrate ten talents particularly active in the categories that compose contemporary luxury (Audacity, Well-being, Elegance, Harmony, Innovation, Inventiveness, Originality, Rarity and Seductiveness) has arrived to its 14th edition. Two Italian talents have received the prestigious award on January 31st: Chef patissier Iginio Massari (who had also received the MAM-Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere Prize last year) as “Talent de la Seduction”, and Catia and Leonardo Scarpelli of Scarpelli Mosaici, who received the special prize “Prix de l’Entreprise des Métiers d’Art” bestowed by the Cologni Foundation.
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The second edition of "YouNique. Artigianalità d'Eccellenza", (YouNique. Excellence Craftsmanship) the artistic craftsmanship exhibition market hosted by the evocative halls of Villa Ciani, the 18th century mansion facing Lago Ceresio in Lugano, is about to start.
Until 24 November, on the occasion of the 6th edition of the "Contemporary Mosaic Biennial", the city of Ravenna will be alive with events, exhibitions and meetings. Many institutional sites will host site-specific installations and exhibitions, thus turning into exceptional galleries where ancient and contemporary art will engage in an ongoing dialogue.
Cremona’s Museo del Violino pays tribute to one of the greatest contemporary violin makers: Francesco Bissolotti.
Until 13 October, Milan’s Museo Bagatti Valsecchi is showcasing Toni Zuccheri’s solo exhibition featuring a wide number of unique animal-themed works.
“Fatti ad arte” (Made to Art), an event dedicated to high craftsmanship as an expression of the legacy of beauty and authenticity which includes, from the Renaissance onward, art, culture, and tradition, has now reached its third edition.
On 6-7-8 September, on the occasion of the 22nd edition of “Open Doors”, the town of Nove, in the province of Vicenza, is alive with events, exhibitions, performances and meetings: three days to discover the secrets of the land and the magic of an ancient art like ceramics.
Until 29 September, the halls of Gignod’s MAIN (House of International Craftsmanship) will be open to visitors of "Contemporary Art versus Craftsmanship”, an exhibition within the exhibition, prompted by the will to reflect on the relationship between art and craft, through the works of five contemporary artists reinterpreting the walking stick with their creations.
The International art Restoration Exhibition, acknowledged as a national event in the context of Cultural Heritage, has now reached its 26th edition.
Between 2019 and 2020, the Biennale of Art Schools will support a moment of creativity and confrontation among secondary schools. The theme of this two-year period develops around the celebration of one of the most important Italian masters: Leonardo Da Vinci.
This summer, Officine Saffi, Milan’s renowned gallery devoted to contemporary authorial ceramics, reaches the Apulia region, in the territory of Ostuni, among the trulli and the pristine landscapes of Salento.
Until 29 September, the Villa Torlonia Museums, at the Casina delle Civette in Rome, are showcasing the personal exhibition of ceramic artist Clara Garesio.
From 4 to 31 July, the Caselli-De Sanctis institute for ceramics and porcelain is showcasing the exhibition "Presepe Liberato" (A Free Nativity Scene).
Ugo La Pietra left his mark again. This time at Apricena, in Apulia Region, where he created the public work "Dalle cave all'architettura" (From quarries to architecture) in the “Madre Pietra” Parco Museo Sculture.
The Milan-based festival of early music organised by the Noema Association in partnership with Fondazione Cologni, has reached its seventh edition.
Milan’s Officine Saffi, a well-known gallery specialising in contemporary authorial ceramic works, presents "A Thing of Beauty. The Heterogeneous Nature of Matter", a collective exhibition of eleven art ceramists, from several different generations, active from the 1950s until now.
The Pandora Artiste Ceramiste Association invites you to take part in the travelling exhibition "Chawan, le stagioni del tè", (Chawan, the Seasons of Tea), involving 150 Italian and foreign artists.
In occasione dei novant'anni di Alessio Tasca il Museo Civico della Ceramica "Giuseppe De Fabris" di Nove (VI) ha realizzato una mostra dedicata alla produzione giovanile dell'artista ceramista: i piatti graffiti realizzati tra il 1948 e il 1951 per la Tasca Artigiani Ceramisti.
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