Venice – St. Petersburg: Glasstress 2015 Gotika

blogpic_gotikaA joint project of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia and Berengo Studio, Venice, Italy, GLASSTRESS 2015 GOTIKA, is a collateral event in the Biennale Arte 2015 and opens on May 9th, 2015. Curated by Dr. Dimitri Ozerkov, Director of Hermitage 20 / 21 Project for Contemporary Art and of the Contemporary Art Department in the State Hermitage Museum and Adriano Berengo of Berengo Studio, GLASSTRESS 2015 GOTIKA is an exploration of the effect that Gothic and medieval ideas have had on the modern conscience and contemporary art.

GLASSTRESS 2015 GOTIKA combines historical medieval glass and objects from the Hermitage’s collection that have rarely if ever been seen by the public and contemporary
art works created in glass by internationally renowned artists who were invited by the curators to work with the glass masters in the furnaces of Murano. The artists, who are from over 20 countries, were asked to respond to the gothic concept in their creations in glass.  GLASSTRESS will feature over 50 renowned artists from all over the world who have created works with the maestros of Murano, many working in glass for the first time.   Follow his link for further information …






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