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February 2013

Breakfast in Venice: Tips and Bar Reviews

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Breakfast

Carnival of Venice 2013

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Mirco Bastianello

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MircoBastianelloMirco was born in 1975, son of a Maestro Vetraio. He started working at the age of 15, not in a forge but "a lume", reproducing any kind of objects.

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Fabio Tagliapietra

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Fabio Tagliapietra was born in Venice on 07th Nov 1978. He comes from a dynasty of glass maestros. He started his career at the age of 14 with his father Andrea at the Vetreria Arte 80 in 1992.

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Romano Donà

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Romano Donà was born in Murano in 1956 in a family with centuries of experience in glassmaking. He entered the furnace at an early age, beginning his apprenticeship with his father at the Fratelli Manfren Glassworks.

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Mariano Moro

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MarianoMoroMoro Mariano was born in Venice the 27th of september 1957 on the small island of Burano, Venice. At a very young age (13 years old) he began working with glass at the renowned "Cristalleria Santi" factory on the Island of Murano.

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Mary-Ann Zynsky Toots

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Born in Boston (U.S.A.) in 1951, she lives in Paris. She was born Mary Ann, but was called Toots almost from birth. She earned her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design, then went to Seattle to study with Dale Chihuly at the Pilchuck Glass School. Since then, she's returned to Pilchuck as a teacher. She started working during the 70s and participated in all the most important glass workshops. In 1981 she reorganised the Experimental Glass Workshop in New York (u.s.a.) and was awarded a scholarship. In this town she met Mario Toso, who introduced her to the use of multicoloured rods produced in Venice. The first stop of the trip to Europe was Murano, where she met the Venini family, for whom she works now. In 1995, her work is being shown at special exhibitions in Tokyo, Zurich, Italy, Philadelphia and Chicago.

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Licio Zuffi

By admin 25 February 2013 559 Views No comments

Master glassblower at F.lli Toso's, he died in 1973. In 1964, at the XXII Venice Biennale and in 1966, at the XXXIII, he exhibited the glasses executed by him on the design of Renato Toso. In 1968 he joined the F.lli Toso's as unlimited partners in place of his father Armando Zuffi.

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Toni Zuccheri

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Born in San Vito al Tagliamento (Udine) in 1936, his father was the painter Luigi Zuccheri, his mother Jolanda was the sister of the poet and philosopher Giacomo Noventa.

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Vittorio Zecchin

By admin 25 February 2013 5160 Views No comments

Born in Murano in 1878, he died in Venice in 1947. he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. Painter close to "Art Nouveau", he applied his techniques to glassmaking. He worked for Artisti Barovier in 1913, for Cappellin Venini & Co. from 1921 to 1925, for MVM Cappelin & Co. in 1925 and 1926, for S.A.I.A.R. Ferrro Toso in 1930, for A.V.E.M. in 1932, for Barovier Seguso Ferro in 1933, for F.lli Toso in 1938 and after that for S.A.L.I.R.

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February 2013

Breakfast in Venice: Tips and Bar Reviews

By admin 25 February 2013 584 Views No comments

Breakfast

Carnival of Venice 2013

By admin 25 February 2013 334 Views No comments

Carnival2013_1

Mirco Bastianello

By admin 25 February 2013 1050 Views No comments

MircoBastianelloMirco was born in 1975, son of a Maestro Vetraio. He started working at the age of 15, not in a forge but "a lume", reproducing any kind of objects.

Fabio Tagliapietra

By admin 25 February 2013 921 Views No comments

Fabio Tagliapietra was born in Venice on 07th Nov 1978. He comes from a dynasty of glass maestros. He started his career at the age of 14 with his father Andrea at the Vetreria Arte 80 in 1992.

Romano Donà

By admin 25 February 2013 1030 Views No comments

Romano Donà was born in Murano in 1956 in a family with centuries of experience in glassmaking. He entered the furnace at an early age, beginning his apprenticeship with his father at the Fratelli Manfren Glassworks.

Mariano Moro

By admin 25 February 2013 1478 Views No comments

MarianoMoroMoro Mariano was born in Venice the 27th of september 1957 on the small island of Burano, Venice. At a very young age (13 years old) he began working with glass at the renowned "Cristalleria Santi" factory on the Island of Murano.

Mary-Ann Zynsky Toots

By admin 25 February 2013 398 Views No comments

Born in Boston (U.S.A.) in 1951, she lives in Paris. She was born Mary Ann, but was called Toots almost from birth. She earned her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design, then went to Seattle to study with Dale Chihuly at the Pilchuck Glass School. Since then, she's returned to Pilchuck as a teacher. She started working during the 70s and participated in all the most important glass workshops. In 1981 she reorganised the Experimental Glass Workshop in New York (u.s.a.) and was awarded a scholarship. In this town she met Mario Toso, who introduced her to the use of multicoloured rods produced in Venice. The first stop of the trip to Europe was Murano, where she met the Venini family, for whom she works now. In 1995, her work is being shown at special exhibitions in Tokyo, Zurich, Italy, Philadelphia and Chicago.

Licio Zuffi

By admin 25 February 2013 559 Views No comments

Master glassblower at F.lli Toso's, he died in 1973. In 1964, at the XXII Venice Biennale and in 1966, at the XXXIII, he exhibited the glasses executed by him on the design of Renato Toso. In 1968 he joined the F.lli Toso's as unlimited partners in place of his father Armando Zuffi.

Toni Zuccheri

By admin 25 February 2013 858 Views No comments

ToniZuccheri_1

Born in San Vito al Tagliamento (Udine) in 1936, his father was the painter Luigi Zuccheri, his mother Jolanda was the sister of the poet and philosopher Giacomo Noventa.

Vittorio Zecchin

By admin 25 February 2013 5160 Views No comments

Born in Murano in 1878, he died in Venice in 1947. he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. Painter close to "Art Nouveau", he applied his techniques to glassmaking. He worked for Artisti Barovier in 1913, for Cappellin Venini & Co. from 1921 to 1925, for MVM Cappelin & Co. in 1925 and 1926, for S.A.I.A.R. Ferrro Toso in 1930, for A.V.E.M. in 1932, for Barovier Seguso Ferro in 1933, for F.lli Toso in 1938 and after that for S.A.L.I.R.