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October 2019

Alessandro Barbaro

By Admin Muranonet 31 October 2019 4557 Views No comments

In the long Venetian tradition of glassmaking, the island of Murano has certainly a prominent role since it helped to preserve secrets, traditions, techniques of this charming art for centuries.

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Albino Carrara

By admin 25 October 2019 23437 Views No comments

Master glassblower during the 50's at the Ferro & Lazzarini furnace that presented his glassware at the XXXI Venice Biennale in 1962. He made several objects on the design of famous artists within the scope of the Centro Studi Pittori Arte del Vetro, later Fucina degli Angeli.

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Centro Studio Pittori nell’Arte del Vetro di Murano

By Admin Muranonet 24 October 2019 3384 Views No comments

this group of artists founded by Egidio Costantini is active from 1950 to 1955.

The first artist Egidio addresses is Gino Krayer, a Venetian surrealist painter, who puts at his disposal some drawings for his first attempts to put his intuitions into practice.

Péter Borkovics

By Admin Muranonet 22 October 2019 2541 Views No comments

The glass sculptures of Peter Borkovics (born 1971) are consistent in their formal and technical analysis in which the artists enquires into the melting, flowing and sudden hardening qualities at a certain stage, in a given form.

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The Glass Industry in Venice Carves Space for the next generation

By Admin Muranonet 16 October 2019 2100 Views No comments

The Glass Industry in Venice Carves Space for the next generation

The first time Thomas Stearns attempted to have his glass vessels made, he was unceremoniously thrown out of the Venetian studio by an enraged and insulted master.

Peace of glass

By Admin Muranonet 11 October 2019 262 Views No comments

The firm “Peace of glass” was born in London in 2010, a project by the glass fusing artist and painter Roberta De Caro, born in Milan and of Apulian origins.
Although this is a relatively new project, it has already met with success and interest, so much so that the pieces of Peace of Glass are on sale in various shops in England and in the Metal and Stone art gallery in Cheltenham.

Livio Seguso at the Museum of Glass

By Admin Muranonet 9 October 2019 5004 Views No comments

The Exhibition LIVIO SEGUSO 15 October 2019 - 30 June 2021
Murano, Glass Museum
Curated by Chiara Squarcina
Scientific direction Gabriella Belli

Laura de Santillana

By Admin Muranonet 4 October 2019 5618 Views No comments

Glassmaker Laura de Santillana lives and works on the Giudecca Island in Venice.
She was born in Venice in 1955 into a glass dynasty; her grandfather Paolo Venini founded the Venini & C. company and her father ran it until there was a hostile takeover.