The rule of dreams: an installation by Fornasetti at Venice T Fondaco dei Tedeschi
Calle del Fontego dei Tedeschi,
Fornasetti’s dreamlike world comes to Venice and pays homage to the city and its artistic heritage with a site-specific installation at the T Fondaco dei Tedeschi.
Featuring silhouettes of female faces, irreverent monkeys and hands slicing through the air, the art installation develops along the different areas of the building, once the trading place for German merchants working in Venice and now converted into a department store.
Fornasetti’s universe dialogues with
the historical signs through a game of references and continued reversals between different codes and eras, paying tribute to the frescoes of the great
Venetian Masters Giorgione and Tiziano who, in the sixteenth century were on the facade of the building, just like today the large disks depicting the Fornasetti’s muse Lina Cavalieri.
Artist’s showcase at Fornasetti Store on Corso Matteotti
The Fornasetti Store on corso Matteotti is hosting an artist’s showcase exclusively for Milan Art Week. Carlo Dell’Acqua, who, like Fornasetti, has succumbed to and has become obsessed with Lina Cavalieri’s face, has manipulated it and pieced it back together in his “S/oggetti parziali” installation, which can be viewed until April 14, 2019.
The new Fornasetti exhibition in Sweden
From 14 June 2019 to 26 January 2020 Artipelag, the international art museum and multi-purpose space in the outskirts of Stockholm, will host the exhibition “Fornasetti Inside Out Outside In”. It is the fruit of a collaboration between Artipelag and the Milanese atelier. Curated by Barnaba Fornasetti, Jessica Höglund, Valeria Manzi and Bo Nilsson, it […]
The new Fornasetti at Harrods
Fornasetti opens its new boutique in the historic department store on Brompton Road, London. Located inside Harrods, in the Luxury Home section of the renovated Interiors Department on the third floor, seventy square metres of surface narrate the visual universe of the Italian atelier in a broad and representative way, through a studied selection of […]
The Quirinal Palace houses two iconic Fornasetti furniture items
Two iconic pieces of Fornasetti furniture will enrich the residence of the President of the Italian Republic, on the occasion of the “Quirinale Contemporaneo” project. From 5 July, the Trumeau “Architettura” and the Curved Table “Libri” will permanently embellish the rooms of the Palazzo, together with other 20th century works of art and design. The […]
THE FORNASETTI STORE REOPENS ITS DOORS
Starting Monday 18 May the Fornasetti store in Milan at 21A Corso Venezia will reopen its doors. Thanks to our personalised consultancy service via email and telephone, you can also enjoy the Fornasetti ambiance from your own home, anywhere in the world.
Fornasetti implemented this service to offer a more comfortable and exclusive shopping experience.