"Arazzi nei Palazzi" Vicenza celebrates textile art
Arazzi nei Palazzi (Tapestries in the Palaces), a series of urban exhibitions and events focusing on fiber art and featuring marvelous tapestries, textile sculptures, and installations, will be on display in the prestigious setting of the most beautiful historical palaces in Vicenza, Italy from October 5–27, 2013. The exhibitions will be spread throughout the elegant palaces of the town center including the Leoni Montanari Palace, Barbaran da Porto Palace, Chiericati Palace, Bonin Longare
Palace, the Bishop's Palace and the complex of the Church of San Silvestro. The exhibition at the Galleries of the Leoni Montanari Palace, will remain open until December 8, 2013.
Arazzi nei Palazzi is being organised, together with Abilmente, an International Creative Handicraft Exhibition-Atelier by Fiera di Vicenza (The Vicenza Fair), in collaboration with Coordinamento Tessitori (The Weaver Coordination Association).
Eight leading textile artists, all from the Veneto area—Attiliana Argentieri Zanetti, Marisa Bandiera Cerantola, Renata Bonfanti, Teodolinda Caorlin, Luciana Costa Gianello, Luciano Ghersi, Sandra Marconato and Wanda Zamichieli Casaril—-will be exhibiting some of their most important work.