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Past Exhibitions

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LA FRATELLI TOSO EXHIBITIONS AT ALTARE MUSEUM

Il Mondo del Vetro, in collaboration with Collezione Fratelli Toso, presented the exhibition

"La Fratelli Toso: i vetri storici dal 1930 al 1980" at the iconic national  museum  Museo dell'Arte Vetraria in Altare.

The museum, in a stunning Art Nouveau style villa, will host the exhibition until February, 27 2022.

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ROSANNA TOSO - DONNA.VETRO. DESIGN

Il Mondo del Vetro was one of the sponsors of this exhibition realized by Collezione Fratelli Toso. On the occasion of her 20th anniversary of Rosanna Toso premature death, the exhibition showcased Rosanna Toso beautiful glass masterpieces: an homage to this great artist and designer. 

Also the exhibition space was unique: it was in the old furnace where Rosanna Toso created her works.

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LA FRATELLI TOSO IN ROMA

After Pavia, the exhibition La Fratelli Toso: i vetri storici dal 1930 al 1980 was in Rome, at Casina delle Civette - Musei di Villa Torlonia, from 18 May to 15 September 2019.

The exhibition retraced the artistic production of one of the most important glass factories in Murano. During the months of exhibition, Il Mondo del Vetro organized also several events in order to let the public better know the world of Murano glass.

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LA FRATELLI TOSO IN PAVIA

Il Mondo del Vetro with the historical archive of Fratelli Toso has created the traveling exhibition "La Fratelli Toso: i vetri storici dal 1930 al 1980". The first location is in Pavia from 31th of May until 17th of June 2018.  In the ancient church of Santa Maria Gualtieri, in the heart of the town, you have the possibility to discover the historical works of Toso family,  and the technique of Murrina, the trademark of the glass factory. 

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HOMMAGE À ETTORE SOTTSASS

In November Les Puces du Design and Il Mondo del Vetro collaborate to create a solo show about the important designer Ettore Sottsass. His works for Memphis arrive in Paris to discover the incredible trip of this artist, who changed the concept of design of 20th century.

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MEMPHIS AGAIN

After the great success of public in Milan, the exhibition “Memphis again” arrives at Pila Gallery: in the fantastic historical context of Sartirana castle, you can discover furniture and objects icons of Memphis group, creators of Post Modern design style at the beginning of 80’s.

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IL BESTIARIO

After the great success of 2012 edition, Il Mondo del Vetro with Heart Association presents a new exhibition, dedicated to the discovery of Murano glass “Bestiario”. The exhibition is divided in three sections: the first one is an homage to the great master Archimede Seguso, by exhibited his 60 glass animals; the second one sees a series of works realized exclusively for this event by 12 contemporary artists; the last part is dedicated to press papier. The exhibition is curated by Ivano Balestrieri.

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GLASS IN HEART

Il Mondo del Vetro in collaboration with the association "Heart" presents a week dedicated to the artistic glass: more than 100 glass objects that recall Murano glass history, from Art Nouveau up until today. Works by Schneider, Carlo Scarpa, Tagliapietra, Venini, Barovier, Gio’ Ponti, Barbini, Bianconi and Ugo Nespolo, the latter special guest of the exhibition.

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