GOPPION NEWS

Works in progress in Italy and in foreign countries

May 2005

Paris (France), Union des Arts Decoratives

The Laboratorio Goppion has been commissioned to redevelop the displays in France’s main Applied Arts Museum exhibition areas, and at Goppion’s Laboratories we are now preparing showcases, and other types of display structures, around 200 altogether, all of them featuring a high level of preventive conservation. 

Paris (France), Petit Palais

A major and multilevel project, within which Laboratorio Goppion are creating the entire graphic display and captions, at different communication levels, with various types of display supports and translations of texts into 6 languages.

Treviso, Complesso Monumentale di Santa Caterina (Saint Katherine’s Monumental Complex)

This is currently one of Italy’s major projects, and it will include a large museum showcasing the archaeology and history of the town of Treviso and surrounding areas. The museum project has been completed through the fundamental input of London’s firm CassonMann, that also designed the newly refurbished British Galleries in the Victoria & Albert Museum.

London (GB), The Victoria & Albert Museum

Within the redevelopment of the new British Galleries, the prestigious London museum has commissioned Laboratorio Goppion to undertake the re-display of the Sacred Silver and Stained Glass Gallery, showcasing religious silverware and the Islamic Gallery. The latter, which is the main project among those being undertaken at the V&A, is the first in a series of display redevelopments extending to the Islamic Art collections in the world’s major museums.

Lincoln (GB), The City and County Museum

This is a new and extensive museum of archaeology and history of the English town of Lincoln and its County, spanning from Lindum in Roman times to modern days.

Monte Athos (Greece), Moni Iviron

After work carried out in numerous Greek museums - Olympia, Delphos, Athens - Laboratorio Goppion is working in Greece redeveloping the displays in the museum of this prestigious monastery on Mount Athos, celebrated worldwide for its collection of gold embroidered vestments.