“Namads” are impressive carpets made from felted wool, created by nomadic peoples of central Asia to decorate their interior spaces.
Postcards of geisha, cherry blossoms, views of Mount Fuji and sumo wrestlers are juxtaposed to illustrations, graphic and photographic celebratory images capturing historical events of the early 20th century.
The creative possibilities explored through photography were never richer or more varied than in the years between the two world wars, when photographers tested the medium with unmatched imaginative fervor.
The 11th edition of the LongLake Festival will offer 111 days of festival for a host of diverse events, with international and national guests, scattered between Piazza Manzoni, Parco Ciani with its beloved Boschetto, the Agora external space of the LAC, Piazzetta San Carlo and other places in the city thanks to the offerings of museums, beaches and institutions.
The German photographer’s journey touches the roots of spirituality by portraying man’s inner universes with extraordinary composure.
The exhibition focuses on Kirchner’s output during his stay in the Swiss Alps between 1917 and 1938.
The exhibition presents different focuses linked to specific historical periods, artistic movements and artists well documented in the collections, alongside an introduction to the history of MASI, born in 2015 from the merger between the Museo Cantonale d’Arte and the Museo d’Arte di Lugano.
The photographic exhibition by Ettore Silini, born in 1978, from Besazio, shows incredible images of insects, taken using the technique of focus stacking, namely a combination of several photographs taken at different focus distances to achieve maximum depth of field.
The educational exhibition, realized in 2020 by Pro Natura Ticino on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the association and adapted by the “Museo cantonale di storia naturale” to its spaces, is conceived with playful supporting activities useful to discover, in an interactive way, the world of insects.
The rows of numbers shrink in size and disappear in one row, the 'infinite' row. Does this infinity exist in theory, but in reality? Even the universe ends, and then? Questions that Luethi asks himself as a child, looking at the stars in the sky.