Pier Paolo Calzolari visits the Olnick Spanu Collection   February 13, 2017

We have been honored to host Pier Paolo Calzolari and his wife Karine Arneodo at the Olnick Spanu House in Garrison last Saturday and to guide them on a special visit of the Collection. A very special day with one of the masters of Arte Povera.

 

From left to right: Marianne Boesky, Giorgio Spanu, Nancy Olnick, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Karine Arneodo
Giorgio Spanu and Pier Paolo Calzolari
Giorgio Spanu and Pier Paolo Calzolari

 

The exhibition Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection is on view at the Consulate General of Italy in New York through February 24, 2017   January 10, 2017

The exhibition Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection is on view at the Consulate General of Italy in New York through February 24, 2017.

The show, open by appointment only, features a selection of Murano glass works dating from 1914 to 1933 drawn exclusively from the Collection of Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu and it is a tribute to the celebrations of the 70th Anniversary of the Italian Republic.

Watch this fascinating interview with Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu to discover more about their over 500 hand-blown Murano glass works and the singular passion that inspired them in their journey into glass collecting.

More information about the exhibition can be found here.