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Incontro Il Corpo Umano

PASSEGGIANDO SUI COCCI DI BOTTGER

LA PORCELLANA NELL'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA: Il corpo umano

Officine Saffi present the first meeting about porcelain with the artist Luca Tripaldi.

22 January, 2015 at 6.30pm.

Details

Info:
Officine Saffi- via Aurelio Saffi 7- 20123 Milano
www.officinesaffi.com-tel. +39 0236697510
info@officinesaffi.com


Angamc Triennale

MILANO GALLERIE. DALLE PARTI DELLA SCULTURA E DELLA PITTURA

Officine Saffi presenta le opere di Robert Cooper.

La mostra è organizzata dall’Associazione Nazionale Gallerie d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (ANGAMC) curata da Francesco Poli.

Details

Un panorama nelle sue forme più sperimentali incentrato sugli aspetti della scultura e della pittura, dalla ricerca degli anni Cinquanta fino alle tendenze più recenti.

INFORMAZIONI PRATICHE

Evento: MILANO GALLERIE. Dalle parti della scultura e della pittura 


Data: 25 febbraio - 23 marzo 2014


Inaugurazione: lunedì 24 febbraio 2014 ore 19


Sede: Triennale di Milano - Viale Alemagna 6 - 20121 Milano.


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FUORISALONE AT OFFICINE SAFFI

Mercoledì 9 Aprile ore 18.30

Officine Saffi, in cooperation with Wiffa SKY-FRAME, is delighted to invite you to a conversation:

Art and exteriors/Architecture and exteriors

Separation and interface

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A conversation on the relationship between an artistic or architectural work and the space with which it relates, creating a situation of separation and interface, one of the principal aspects of contemporary thought on the theme of three-dimensional forms.

Useful information:
Speakers:
Prof. Arch. Emilio Pizzi, head professor at the School of Engineering for Buildling and Architecture at Milan Technical University
Arch. Lorenzo Attolico, professor of Architectural Composition at the University of Padua
Flaminio Gualdoni, art critic and historian, professor of Ancient History and Design at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, Milan
An artist, winner of the Open to Art Prize, Art section.


Sofa2014 Copia

SOFA Chicago Booth 326

7 – 9 November 2014

Artists on show: Arnold Annen, Robert Cooper, Guido De Zan, Alfredo Gioventù, Ljubica Jocic-Knezevic, Luca Lanzi, Martha Pachón Rodríguez, Päivi Rintaniemi, Luca Tripaldi, Kati Tuominen-Niittyla, Ann Van Hoey


Fuorisalone 2012

Art & Design double week

Exploration of ceramics and iconic furnishings from the 1950's and ‘60's 11- 21 April 2012

Officine Saffi and Be Modern Collection present, from 11 to 21 April, during the Art Fair MiArt, and the Milan Design Fair, an exhibition of unique pieces of furniture and ceramic art from the '50s and '60s.

Together with Milan Art (MiArt) and Design (Salone del Mobile) week, Officine Saffi and Be Modern Collection will showcase a refined combination of Ceramic Art and Furniture Design.

Details

Officine Saffi transforms its exhibition floor, becoming a sequence of living spaces, exhibiting unique pieces of Scandinavian and Brazilian furniture from Be Modern Collection by designers such as Joaquim Tenreiro, Sergio Rodrigues, Hans Wegner and Arne Vodder, and valuable works of ceramic art by international and Italian artists of the '50s and '60s such as Hans Coper, Lucie Rie, Claudi Casanovas, Lucio Fontana, Carlo Zauli, Nanni Valentini.The opening will be held Wednesday, April 11th at 6:00 pm and the exhibition will be open until April 21, 2012

During the two weeks Officine Saffi will also be the location of several special events, who will be listed on the gallery website.

Press Notes:

BE MODERN

Be Modern is a project curated by Cinzia Ferrara and Monika Unger, both architects and passionate and knowledgeable mid century furniture collectors. Be Modern is a leading provider of unique, 20th century design pieces and interior design consultancy. Be Modern Collection comprises important objects from internationally renowned modernist designers. Of special interest are the unique Brazilian Modern, iconic furnishings by designers such as Joaquim Tenreiro and Sergio Rodrigues.

OFFICINE SAFFI

Officine Saffi is the only Italian gallery specialized in ceramic art. Created by Laura Borghi, the gallery is a place for discussion, exchange of ideas and knowledge, a meeting point for the leading contemporary artists in the field.

Officine Saffi is not only an Art Gallery it is the head office of the specialized magazine: "La Ceramica in Italia e nel Mondo", and a workshop, where professional courses and seminars are held by famous ceramic artists.

Officine Saffi is an architectural Project by Maria Vittoria Bocconi - Studio Temen
An envelope space between art and workshop that hold exploration of ceramics in living spaces interacting with architectural detail.


PRACTICAL INFORMATION:
Exhibition:
OFFICINE SAFFI AND BE MODERN COLLECTION: UNIQUE CERAMICS AND FURNITURE PIECES FROOM THE 1950IES AND 60IES.
Date: 11 April – 21 April 2012
Venue: Officine Saffi, Ceramic Arts Gallery, Via A. Saffi 7, Milano.
Tel: +39 02 3668 5696
Opening times: from Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Saturday: by appointment. Closed on Sundays


PRESS PREVIEW AND OPENING:
Wednesday 11 April 2012 – from 6.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.


Nutriaid

The days of Hunger are numbered

Officine Saffi & NutriAid present a charity fund-raising evening dedicated to the children’s food centre at Nyangal in Senegal.

Officine Saffi is taking part in this fund-raising event, with works by six contemporary ceramic artists, who have donated their works for an exhibition that will be held on 15 May, on occasion of a charity dinner to support a humanitarian project by NutriAid.

The artists: Guido De Zan, Fabrizio Dusi, Mariano Fuga, Simone Negri, Tonino Negri, Martha Pachon Rodriguez

Information on the event: "Spazio Cubo" presso Frigoriferi Milanesi, via Piranesi 7


Incontro Gioiello

A series of Meetings on Contemporary Jewellery

On occasion of the exhibition “Contemporary Art Jewels, Ceramics for wearing!” Officine Saffi presents an interesting series of events on the theme.

On Wednesday 23 January, from 6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m., a number of professionals and experts in the field of contemporary and historic jewellery will present a series of debates, contributing with their own authoritative commentaries.

Details

Information on the event:

Wednesday 23 January: Contemporary jewellery, Art or design?
The opinion of professionals from Italian design schools and Technical Universities. Speakers: designers Alba Cappellieri and Marco Romanelli.


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OFFICINE SAFFI PROJECT Milan Furniture Show collateral events, 9-14 April 2013

Design Spaces in Art and Publishing

The multi-faceted Officine Saffi project is opening its premises to visitors from the Milan Furniture Show collateral events programme, from 9 to 14 April. It is inaugurating the premises of its new editorial offices on Friday 12 April, from 6.00 p.m. on.

The interiors have been completely renovate in a design by the Temen studio, led by architect Vittoria Bocconi who, in addition to designing some furniture accessories, utilized consultancy and prestige designers at Bredaquaranta in order to give the spaces a modern reinterpretation with special attention to design.


Details

In addition to a series of contemporary design pieces by Porro and MDF, there is a selection of one-off 20th century furnishing pieces by Be Modern. As in previous years, Be Modern is working with Officine Saffi, presenting a series of 1950s furnishing products from Switzerland, Scandinavia and Denmark, such as lamps by Fog & Morup designed by Jo Hammerborg.

USEFUL INFORMATION:

Event: Officine Saffi Project, Design Spaces in Art and Publishing
Dates: 9-14 April 2013
Inauguration: Friday 12 April, 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Via A. Saffi 7 and Via A. Saffi 8, Milan.
Tel. +39 02 36 68 56 96
E-mail: info@officinesaffi.com
Opening times during the Furniture Show collateral events period:
From Monday to Friday, 10.00 a.m.-7.30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 11.00 a.m.-7.00 p.m.


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Carlo Zauli and Claudi Casanovas. A virtual meeting

Officine Saffi Ceramic Arts Gallery, Thursday 18 April, 6.00 p.m.

On occasion of the exhibition “Claudi Casanovas, Molecular clay, sculptures”, on Thursday 18 April, from 6.00 p.m., Officine Saffi Ceramic Arts Gallery presents an evening dedicated to Carlo Zauli, a master of 20th century Italian ceramic arts.


Details

On this occasion, an important sculpture by Zauli, “Crollo di Cercope” (1982) will be exhibited alongside works by Casanovas, documenting the relationship between two generations and two styles of working, both at very high levels, each with their own interpretation of contemporary art research.

During the evening, the book “Carlo Zauli. Scritti e testimonianze” (Carlo Zauli. Writings and tributes) will be presented. Edited by Flaminio Gualdoni and published by the Carlo Zauli Museum, Faenza, the book includes both published and hitherto unpublished texts by the artist, and other valuable descriptions of his work by authors including Giulio Carlo Argan, Enzo Biagi, Davide Lajolo and Gio Ponti.

In addition to the editor, the director of the Zauli Museum and the artist’s son Matteo Zauli will also be present.
The event is produced in cooperation with the Renata Bianconi gallery, Milan.


FURTHER INFORMATION:

Event: Carlo Zauli and Claudi Casanovas. A virtual meeting
Date: Thursday 18 April
Time: from 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Venue: Officine Saffi, Ceramic Arts Gallery, Via A. Saffi 7, Milan.
Tel. +39 02 36 68 56 96
E-mail: info@officinesaffi.com
Opening times: from Monday to Friday, 10.00 a.m.–7.00 p.m.
Saturday: from 11.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.


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COFFEE BREAK AT OFFICINE SAFFI

5 june - 15 september 2013

Officine Saffi Ceramic Arts Gallery continues its research in the contemporary ceramic art hosting by Wednesday, June 5 three artists selected among participants of the premium Coffee Break sponsored by the Museum of Gianetti Saronno: Narciso Bresciani, Lorenzo Cianchi and Michela Minotti.