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ROME (AP) – Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida, who achieved international stardom during the 1950s and was dubbed “the most beautiful woman in the world” after the title of one of her movies, died in Rome on Jan. 16, her agent said. She was 95.
NEW YORK – On Thursday, December 1, Capsule Auctions will present 20th Century Italian Glass, a sale of fine glass objects from a single private collection. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Offering designs by big names such as Venini and Barovier as well as designs by smaller houses, the sale acts as a survey […]
NEW YORK – An Ermanno Nason vase, a Romano Dona sculpture, and a Murano glass vase-lamp with a Mosaico pattern will compete for top lot status at Jasper52’s Italian and Murano Glass auction, which will be offered on Wednesday, September 28 at noon Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — Like the notable 20th-century architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Eero Saarinen, who designed furnishings to complement their buildings, Italian architect Gae Aulenti (1927-2012) excelled at translating architectural principles into decor. As one of a handful of women in the postwar Italian modern movement, she stood out from the crowd. Her keen design […]