Visit to LE STANZE DEL VETRO and exhibit Paolo Venini and his Furnace

Posted on: December 2nd, 2016 by intern No Comments

Monday, December 12, 2016 – 5.00pm

Meeting point: 5.00pm at S.Zaccaria n.20 boat stop.

PARTICIPATION: open to all VIU students and faculty
COSTS: Free entrance and guided visit

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LE STANZE DEL VETRO is a long-term joint initiative between Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Pentagram Stiftung devoted to studying the art of glassmaking in the 20th and 21st centuries.
The project marks the opening of a new permanent exhibition space designed to host a series of solo and group shows featuring international artists, both contemporary and historical, who have used glass during their careers as an original means of expression and a medium for researching their own personal aesthetics. The aim is to illustrate the numerous potential uses of the medium and bring glass back to be in the centre of attention and discussion on the international art scene. More info

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The autumn exhibition will be dedicated to Paolo Venini, an enlightened and creative entrepreneur. Exhibiting 300 works that recount his creative vision as well as of those artists who collaborated with him over the years such as Gio Ponti, Riccardo Licata, Ken Scott, Massimo Vignelli and Tobia Scarpa. More info at


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