Focus Modern Architect: Zaha Hadid

“I have always been interested in the concept of fragmentation and the idea of ​​abstraction and explosion, de-constructing the ideas of repetitiveness and mass production.” – (Zaha Hadid, 2007)

Michelangelo: Marble as an Expression of Pietà

1,74m x 1,95m, the Pietà (“Pity”) of San Pietro is a beautiful marble sculpture by the great Michelangelo Buonarroti, which is now preserved in the St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City.

By force of taking away

The evocative setting inside Hall 1 – The Italian Stone Theatre during Marmomac 2019 highlighted for visitors the rich and varied panorama of everyday products which use natural stone to interpret the theme proposed by Raffaello Galiotto for the Natural Things exhibition.

The surface of things

A crossways analysis of the design projects that gave life to the installations in Natural Things, the exhibition curated by Raffaello Galiotto for the 2019 edition of The Italian Stone Theatre, helps identify a number of characteristic ways of relating with natural stone.