Tailoring as a tradition
Artist, sculptor, goldsmith
Between Vietri ceramics and grottesche.
Inaugurating the annual conference of the Glass Art Society, a non-profit organisation that encourages excellence and the development of the glass arts, is an exhibition by the great Murano-born maestro Lino Tagliapietra. He is returning to Italy specifically for the international summit on the island of Murano in Venice, this year's choice of location for being a cradle of glass-blowing.
On 18 April, during a ceremony hosted by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) at the Cité du Temps in Geneva, the two awards "Hommage à la Passion" and "Hommage au Talent" were attributed to two important exponents of high watchmaking.
Open to Art, The International Competition of Art and Design Ceramics, is now at its third edition, fostered and organised by Milan's Officine Saffi with a view to enhancing and promoting the use of ceramics in contemporary art and design.
In celebration of its newly added rooms (an initiative dubbed L'arte merita più spazio – Art deserves more space), Museo Poldi Pezzoli in Milan is presenting "Il tempo degli orologi", an exhibition dedicated to time and its measurement, organised with the invaluable support of Orologeria Pisa.