“Murano – Fragile”… at the Musée Maillol…

The "Murano Fragile" exhibition at the Musée Maillol...

Spellbound….

By the… beauty….

Of the… glass art…

At… the…

MURANO – FRAGILE“…

Chefs-d’œuvre de verre de la Renaissance au XXIe siècle

Exhibition… at the…

Musée Maillol

I was… reminded…

Of a… hazy morning…

The "Murano Fragile" exhibition at the Musée Maillol...In… Venice

When I was… escorted…

From the Gritti Palace… via the charming…

Venetian “façon“… of transport…

The private… water boat…

To the world renowned centre… of master glassmaking…

Situated on a cluster of islands… linked by bridges on the Venetian Lagoon

The… Murano Islands

A… memorable trip…

Today…

On a… lovely day…

À… Paris

Visiting… the Murano exhibition…

The bold… mystical…

The magical… glass of Murano

Was as… inspirational.

Glass in Medieval Venice“…

“The Early and Mid-Renaissance… 1450-1530″…

“The Late Renaissance… 1530-1600″…

“The Fantasy and Virtuosity… 17th and 18th centuries”…

To… the…

“Decline and Renewal… 19th century”…

Until the… “20th century… Designers and Artists in Murano”…

Today… master glassmakers and artists join forces to weave new magic by fusing creativity with centuries of savoir-faire“…

The “MURANO – FRAGILE exhibition… features over two hundred rarely exhbited pieces… loaned from public institutions and private collections…

The Muranoglass works

Fabulous mirrors… magnificent chandeliers… “lampe décorée à l’émail“… a cup with three dragons “Fratelli Toso“… among many other awesome glass works…

And… Art creations…

That endlessly… fascinate…

"Petite amphore à deux anses en verre rouge - verre médicéen" from Murano...It is… both…

The… profane…

The… sacred…

It absorbs… and reflects light…

It cajoles… seduces…

Itis

Ever so… charming…

Yet…

Fragile…

J’adore“…

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