La Commedia Umana – Memento Mori

La Commedia Umana – Memento Mori

“Glass, a special material and a part of our daily life, bears witness to joy, anxiety and worry in our reality. In its presence we reflect upon the relationships between life and death, and between tradition and reality.” – Ai Weiwei This year, in a shift from the...
Koen Vanmechelen’s BURNING FALLS opens in Murano

Koen Vanmechelen’s BURNING FALLS opens in Murano

After their successful debut at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the thirty fantastical creatures created by the Belgian artist Koen Vanmechelen in striking combinations of Murano glass and Carrara marble return to the setting of their origin: the island of Murano....
LA COMMEDIA UMANA by Ai Weiwei

LA COMMEDIA UMANA by Ai Weiwei

Museo Nazionale Romano and Berengo Studio are delighted to announce the debut of La Commedia Umana by Ai Weiwei in the Baths of Diocletian. One of the largest works ever created in Murano glass the hanging sculpture is composed of over 2,000 pieces of blown and cast...
TONY CRAGG: SILICON DIOXIDE Extended

TONY CRAGG: SILICON DIOXIDE Extended

“Making sculpture involves not only changing the form and meaning of the material but also oneself.” – Tony Cragg We are delighted to announce that the exhibition Tony Cragg: Silicon Dioxide at the Museo del Vetro in Murano has been extended! Due to its success rather...