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Le Stanze del Vetro – Santillana

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Continues the cultural project of Fondazione Giorgio Cini and Pentagram Stiftung entitled “Le Stanze del Vetro”, created to raise awareness of the 20th century glass art and to promote contemporary glass artists.
The current exibithion allows us to know Laura De Santillana and Alexander Diaz De Santillana, two brothers descended from a mythical glassmaking dynasty, with the likes of father Lodovico Diaz De Santillana and the grandfather, Paolo Venini.

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The Borges Labyrinth – Fondazione Cini

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

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To mark the 25th anniversary of the death (14 June 1986 – 14 June 2011) of the celebrated writer Jorge Luis Borges, the Fundación Internacional Jorge Luis Borges and the Giorgio Cini Foundation will present to Venice
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Exhibition le Arti di Piranesi Architetto, incisore, antiquario, vedutista, designer.

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

9abf83521a7b73d459eb63db1da8dfbbOn show works of the great eighteenth century Venetian artist Giambattista Piranesi as presentation of many of his arts: architect, antiquarian, archaeologist, engraver, designer and taste creator.
Along with the 250 original prints there are reproductions of many of the objects projected and never created by G. Piranesi such as a vase, a candelabrum, a teapot, a chair, two tripods, an altar and a marvellous chimney.
There will also be the 3d simulation of “Carceri d’Invenzione”, a model made by De Lucchi of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Priorato in Rome (the only construction Piranesi created in his life) and 3D views of Rome by Gabriele Basilico, that are the photographer’s tribute to the great master.
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