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“MURANO SOTTOVUOTO AL FLORIAN” by FABIO FORNASIER

September 7th – October 15th, 2019

From September 7th to October 15th, for the third edition of the Venice Glass Week, Caffè Florian produced the exhibition “Murano sottovuoto al Florian“, with art pieces by master glassblower Fabio Fornasier. The artwork is the kind of piece Fornasier excels at – a chandelier. The artist’s incredible lighting fixtures are modern art sculptures that…


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Caffè Florian through the eyes of its artists:
35 years of the art event
"TEMPORANEA – The Possible Realities of Caffè Florian"

In 2020, Caffè Florian will celebrate its three hundreds’ anniversary of uninterrupted activity. At the end of the 19th century, in the Senate Hall of the world’s oldest Caffè, the idea of the Biennale was born. To remember this important connection, for more than thirty years, many artists have reinterpreted with their works and art…


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Caffè Florian and the Venice Art Biennale

together since 1895

The Venice Art Biennale is over 100 years old and it is the most prestigious art and culture institution in the world. Its concept was born at the Senate Room in the historical Caffè Florian. The opportunity to produce a Universal Exhibition, a biennial show for all the artists that regularly visited the Lagoon City,…


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ADRIAN TUCHEL AT CAFFE’ FLORIAN

From February 15 to March 14, 2019

The works of art by Adrian Tuchel are hosted in the Caffè Florian’s Rooms among stuccos and gold leaf mirrors. Looking to his skylines is like opening a window on the lagoon city: the artist, armed with paper, pencil, and watercolours, catches and fixes coloured snapshot impressions admired for the speed of the sketch and…


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VERO

Contemporary Murrinas

Venice is a city of magic and its magic shows in the centuries-old tradition of glass art, which never fails to amaze us. The work of glassmaker Antonio Dei Rossi, who learned the craft from his father Mario, calls Florian home from September 9th to October 9th, 2018. Custodian of this quasi-alchemic craft, Dei Rossi,…


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(IN)Complete

Aldo Cibic

Visionary architect and designer Aldo Cibic will be the protagonist of Unica, an exhibition/installation that Caffè Florian presents in concurrence with the 2018 Architecture Biennale. Cibic will present his project (IN)Complete. In the late XIX Century, it was at the tables of Caffè Florian that the  local politicians and art enthusiasts created the Biennale and…


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8 MARCH

Women's Day

On 1776, the Council of Ten took one of the most unpopular decisions in Venetian history : women were prohibited from entering cafés, either by day or by night, once the carnival had ended. Valentino Francesconi, grandson of the founder Florian Francesconi, stubbornly fought against this decision, explaining to the Inquisitors that there was a…


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UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

Caffè Florian and IED Venezia present the creativity competition UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

Turning inconvenience into opportunity. Starts from here the project of the collaboration between Caffè Florian and IED Venezia (European Design Institute) called UNDER CONSTRUCTION!, a virtual personalization of the large scaffolding around the Procuratie Nuove historical building, where Caffè Florian has its entrance. A restoration was necessary, though it inevitably changed the perception of the…


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IDENTITA’ SOSPESE

Silvano Rubino returns at the Caffè Florian

On the occasion of the first edition of The Venice Glass Week 2017, an event dedicated to the glass art that involves the lagoon city with art exhibitions, meetings, projections and various activities, the Caffè Florian presents the exhibition “Identità Sospese” by Silvano Rubino. This sculptural installation, on show from September 10th to October 10th,…


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Temporanea 2017

From May 12th to September 10th Caffè Florian presents "RIO GRANDE" a video by Yuri Ancarani

After Bruno Ceccobelli, Mimmo Rotella, Fabrizio Plessi, Gaetano Pesce, Luca Buvoli, Arcangelo, Irene Andessner, Fausto Gilberti, Botto&Bruno, Marco Tirelli, Pietro Ruffo, Omar Galliani, Qiu Zhijie, is Yuri Ancarani from Ravenna the artist chosen by Caffè Florian for the 14th Edition of “Temporanea – The possible realities of the Caffè Florian”. Concurrently to the Biennale Arte 2017, from…


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Events

“MURANO SOTTOVUOTO AL FLORIAN” by FABIO FORNASIER

September 7th – October 15th, 2019

From September 7th to October 15th, for the third edition of the Venice Glass Week, Caffè Florian produced the exhibition “Murano sottovuoto al Florian“, with art pieces by master glassblower Fabio Fornasier. The artwork is the kind of piece Fornasier excels at – a chandelier. The artist’s incredible lighting fixtures are modern art sculptures that…


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Event

#WELOVEFLORIAN

Caffè Florian through the eyes of its artists:
35 years of the art event
"TEMPORANEA – The Possible Realities of Caffè Florian"

In 2020, Caffè Florian will celebrate its three hundreds’ anniversary of uninterrupted activity. At the end of the 19th century, in the Senate Hall of the world’s oldest Caffè, the idea of the Biennale was born. To remember this important connection, for more than thirty years, many artists have reinterpreted with their works and art…


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Events

Caffè Florian and the Venice Art Biennale

together since 1895

The Venice Art Biennale is over 100 years old and it is the most prestigious art and culture institution in the world. Its concept was born at the Senate Room in the historical Caffè Florian. The opportunity to produce a Universal Exhibition, a biennial show for all the artists that regularly visited the Lagoon City,…


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Events

ADRIAN TUCHEL AT CAFFE’ FLORIAN

From February 15 to March 14, 2019

The works of art by Adrian Tuchel are hosted in the Caffè Florian’s Rooms among stuccos and gold leaf mirrors. Looking to his skylines is like opening a window on the lagoon city: the artist, armed with paper, pencil, and watercolours, catches and fixes coloured snapshot impressions admired for the speed of the sketch and…


Read all
Events

VERO

Contemporary Murrinas

Venice is a city of magic and its magic shows in the centuries-old tradition of glass art, which never fails to amaze us. The work of glassmaker Antonio Dei Rossi, who learned the craft from his father Mario, calls Florian home from September 9th to October 9th, 2018. Custodian of this quasi-alchemic craft, Dei Rossi,…


Read all
Eventi

(IN)Complete

Aldo Cibic

Visionary architect and designer Aldo Cibic will be the protagonist of Unica, an exhibition/installation that Caffè Florian presents in concurrence with the 2018 Architecture Biennale. Cibic will present his project (IN)Complete. In the late XIX Century, it was at the tables of Caffè Florian that the  local politicians and art enthusiasts created the Biennale and…


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Events

8 MARCH

Women's Day

On 1776, the Council of Ten took one of the most unpopular decisions in Venetian history : women were prohibited from entering cafés, either by day or by night, once the carnival had ended. Valentino Francesconi, grandson of the founder Florian Francesconi, stubbornly fought against this decision, explaining to the Inquisitors that there was a…


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