The history of Venetian glass as an unrivalled leader in the art of glass dates back to the Renaissance in the 15th century with the invention of clear glass. Since then, a long history of innovation followed, with techniques such as ‘aventurine’, ‘filigrana’ and ‘murrine’ still being practiced by Murano glass masters today.
The Novalis Contemporary Art Design Gallery in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Hong Kong presents an exhibition that showcases the modern artistry of Murano glass with pieces from various renowned Murano glass companies.
Venini modernized Murano glass through its countless collaborations with distinguished designers such as Alessandro Mendini and Marco Zanini. Berengo Studio unites the age-old tradition of Murano glass and contemporary art, working with artists such as Luigi Benzoni and Massimo Lunardon.
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