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THE BOOK - MURANO The Glass-making Island


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MURANO - The Glass-making Island

Murano lives in an endless exchange between ancient and modern, faithfulness to traditional values and desire for innovation, artisans working in a medieval workshop and artists immersed in the present times; this is precisely its richness. The uninterrupted practice of glass artistry, and the mix of well-known names from the international art community, have contributed to make this island a unique place, worthy of being visited, loved, studies, photographed.

In this book, the landscape and history of Murano, the history of artists and artisans, glass and furnaces, lagoon, canals, gardens and churches, is viewed through detailed historical-artistic documents and splendid photography.

The Authors

Norbert Heyl e Rosa Barovier Mentasti.

Rosa Barovier Mentasti, born in Venice in an ancient Muranese glass-making family, has been involved in the study of Venetian glass history for forty years. She has authored numerous books on the topic, and has curated important art exhibits on ancient and modern Venetian glass, and international contemporary glass.

Book Details

format 22 x 17 cm (approx. 8" 2/3 x 6" 2/3)
pages 192 - images 162
hardcover with full colour dustjacket
languages IT + EN

Project developed with the
support of the Venice Chamber
of Commerce

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