10 September –11 October 2020 Fondazione Giorgio Cini San Giorgio Maggiore Island, Venice, Italy
Porcelain Virtuosity reveals the inventiveness, innovative approaches and contemporary savoir-faire used in porcelain craftsmanship and for the creation of sculptures. Carefully selected from Europe and Japan, a collection of independent ceramic artists as well as internationally renowned manufactories and their artistic collaborations will exhibit unique artworks.
Renowned flower designers team up with Venetian glassmaker Venini to create a collection of exquisite vases and spectacular flower bouquets at Homo Faber 2020
Doppia Firma is an annual project that brings together innovative designers and master artisans in a creative and cultural exchange, resulting in the realisation of unique contemporary objects
Europe’s “living treasures” - master artisans who embody the excellence of fine craftsmanship - are found in all corners of the continent. Many are using techniques and knowledge passed down from generation to generation to create contemporary pieces that reflect the genius loci of their territory.
In a world increasingly dominated by technology and machines, the significance of paper is celebrated in this imaginative and refined exhibition. Curated by Italian architect Michele De Lucchi, the exhibition pays homage to paper crafting – its relevance, diversity and the human hands integral to the creative processes.
Rare archival images of the Institute of Theatre and Opera of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini and costumes by world-renowned master tailor Stefano Nicolao, honour legendary Italian actress Lyda Borelli
In Pattern of Crafts at Homo Faber 2020, German designer Sebastian Herkner showcases the important role of fine craftsmanship to the world of interior decoration
Fashion exhibition maker and curator Judith Clark illuminates the human craftsmanship skills behind precious objects created by 15 world renowned luxury Maisons
In the exhibition Mechanical Marvels, a new generation of artisans team up with experts and engineers to envision fresh ideas in the creation and restoration of luxury cars.
How should we preserve human skills in the modern world? Through knowledge, understanding, appreciation and recognition. This exhibition acknowledges the craftspeople pursuing age-old techniques rarely used today and their unique place in the world of fine craftsmanship
In the wake of the damage caused by Venice’s recent high tides, Michelangelo Foundation has pledged its support to Venetian Heritage. The organisation has launched a support Venice campaign to raise funds that will go towards the restoration of Venice’s artistic heritage.
The Pont de la Machine is now home to the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie and the Michelangelo Foundation for Creativity and Craftsmanship. Renamed "Arcades des Arts", this historical building in downtown Geneva thus becomes a veritable hub of watchmaking and craft culture.
14 Septembre Milano
FRANCE, SWITZERLAND AND BELGIUM
Marie José Rousset
UK, RUSSIA, SCANDINAVIA AND CHINA
14 Septembre London