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.
Fornasetti presents the new collection for the 2019 Milan Design Week
Fornasetti presents the new rugs collection at the Milan Design Week 2019. The variety of decorations fully expresses the colors, the geometries and the encyclopedic richness of the visual language of the Atelier. Each rug is made following the ancient technique of hand tufting. The collection will be presented at the Fornasetti Store in Corso […]
Artist’s showcase at Fornasetti Store on Corso Matteotti
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Fornasetti at Museo Poldi Pezzoli
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The new Fornasetti exhibition in Sweden
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The new Bisazza mosaics collection with the iconic Fornasetti decorations
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