The chairart project, which we have been following from the start on barganews, (articles here and here) yesterday moved on from being a good idea in theory, to being a great idea in practice as the 20 or so artists taking part in the project finally met up for the first time with their finished […]
Last month we published an article about 20 white chairs and the 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 people (artists and non artists*) and the project known as Chairart – a series of exhibitions of the finished chairs in Garfagnana this summer. We said then that there was the chance that the exhibition […]
20 white chair, 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 people (artists and non artists*) – a series of exhibitions of the finished chairs in Garfagnana this summer. With luck the exhibition should go to Barga as well. How about a chair in every restaurant or bar in Barga so that to see the […]
Garfagnana Chairart originated in Fosciandora from within the small village of Treppignana. It was launched in 2010 with the intention of encouraging creative participation locally for artists and also for those who had no previous experience of participation in public art events
Over the past decade we have published many articles about Chairart (they can be seen here) – at the very start of the project it was 20 white chairs and 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. This year once again, the chairs are back in Barga as this week they have moved […]
Opening 05-15-2019 from 6:30 p.m - Special Event 05-18-2019 from 6:30 p.m.
OXO Collection – the gallery – Barga (Lu) “Veins and Fingers and Noses endow the Dried Woods, vivifying ancient Spirits and their Dwellings, among the Ancestral tales of the Woods ” (OC *) Luigi Paolini was born in Barga in May 1964, he attended the Art Institute of Lucca and subsequently he devoted 8 years […]
images from and around Barga
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The Committee at San Pietro in Campo have outdone themselves once again this year with the Festa della Trebbiatura.
Many agricultural tractors took part in the parade through the city (article here with 50 images) before all moving onto San Pietro in Campo. What started out as a small festa in the village to celebrate using the old machinery and tractors to thresh the grain and prepare bales of straw has in the space […]
Once again the tiny hamlet of Riana in the Comune of Fosciandora was overun with visitors this afternoon for the annual Wine Festa held each year at the start of the autumn. The organisers of the event and the Mayor of Fosciandora, Moreno Lunardi both quoted the incredible figure of more than 3000 visitors to […]
Sono stati molti gli artisti che sono rimasti affascinati dalle nostre terre dai tempi del Grand Tour ottocentesco sino all’epoca contemporanea. Una visita che ha sempre giovato allo spirito dell’artista e soprattutto al suo lavoro che ne ha sempre guadagnato in termini di lirismo e emozione lo ricordava nell’estate 2010 John Bellany: “Circa 10 anni fa, […]
Tutto pronto per l’annuale festa delle Alpi Apuane. Sabato 18 e domenica 19 agosto a Careggine la natura, la gastronomia e la tradizione saranno di scena per uno degli appuntamenti più importanti dell’estate. Una manifestazione che deve il suo successo al sapiente mix tra bellezza del luogo, accoglienza della gente e un programma ricchissimo di […]
Dopo l’esperienza fornacina, quest’anno è il castello di Barga ad andare a (s)passo tra l’arte, ad ospitare cioè il terzo festival di arte contemporanea organizzato da Lucia Morelli e Nicola Salotti dell’associazione Venti d’Arte e dalla storica dell’arte Riccarda Bernacchi. Il via sabato 11 agosto, con diciassette dei trentuno artisti che prenderanno parte alle quattro […]
Over the past few years we have published numerous articles about Chairart (articles here) – 20 white chairs and the 20 possibilities to decorate the chairs by 20 different people. Each year the number of participating artists grows and the choice of painted objects expands – last year it was not just chairs but also […]