Adriano Bimbi the sculptor pedagogue: a life at the service of young artists

«Extraordinary teacher and incomparable master», «inspirer and mentor» of young talent: this is how Stefano Tagliaferri and Giampiero Mongatti, respectively president and councilor for Culture (and then, from 2015, mayor of Barberino) of the Comunità Montana Mugello, defined him in L’arte dei palazzi e nelle piazza del Mugello (2011). In all these years, he has…

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Once upon a time the Bettini family: from stone mason to the birth of the Rosss company

The Bettini family has been rooted in (by their love for) Mugello as far back as the seventeenth and eighteenth century, in the times of their forefather Francesco, his son Pietro Stefano and his grandson Vincenzo. All stone masons and labourers. All honest, humble men who, with unwavering devotion and irrepressible enthusiasm, dedicated their lives…

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ROSSS and the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, together, for a project that combines art and work

Celebrating the artistic aspects of labour and paying homage to the laborious aspects of art. Demonstrating that labour is art and that art is labour. Capturing the spirit of the fabrica opus facere and expressing it through pictures. These are the goals and the effects of the exemplary initiative sponsored by the Academy of Fine…

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