Fondazione Berengo is proud to present UNBREAKABLE: WOMEN IN GLASS, an exhibition that reflects the wealth of contemporary female artists creating works of art in glass.
UNBREAKABLE: WOMEN IN GLASS features over sixty contemporary female artists from around the world who have worked with Berengo Studio in its furnaces on Murano for over thirty years since the Studio’s foundation in 1989.
If mourning gives name to longing, loss and sorrow, then the work of mourning is the effort involved in working through that grief. The exhibition at Bonniers Konsthall wants to deal with this—the work that grieving demands. However, the artworks on display do not approach the theme in a theoretical manner; instead, it gathers works that are created through or in the process of grief.
"With a career spanning nearly 60 years, Lena Cronqvist has established herself as one of Sweden’s most prominent artists. Best known for her paintings, Cronqvist’s multifaceted oeuvre also includes sculpture, drawing, printmaking and textile art. Her imagery embraces existential themes, such as love, childhood, motherhood, loneliness and death, and she often uses herself as a model. Cronqvist’s artistic practice is profoundly personal, yet equally inclusive and universal.
This thematic exhibition presents paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures and textile works from the 1960s to the present. The presentation includes several recent paintings that are being exhibited publicly for the first time."