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La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso

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Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele, 27, 73100, Lecce, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0832 243410
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Laboratorio che si trova nel centro storico di Lecce che e realizza varie...

Laboratorio che si trova nel centro storico di Lecce che e realizza varie figure in Cartapesta seguendo la tradizione della Cartapesta leccese. Li si potra trovare le figure dell'arte " Sacra" ma anche le rappresentazioni di vita contadina e popolare. Infatti , il Presepe , la Nativita , i Re Magi rimangono sempre presente nel laboratorio ma potremo anche scoprire la figura del pescatore, della donna che lava i piatti,dei giocatori di carte ... .

Ma il Maestro cerca sempre di rinnovarsi, creare nuove rappresentazioni come la "ballerina di Pizzica" Conservando le tradizioni della Cartapesta Leccese.

Inoltre, propone anche " Corsi di Cartapesta" a chi fosse interessato di scoprire quest'arte .

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Petition US President Obama to contact La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso

Spoke to Giuseppe Riso regarding his shop's fame following the short feature on Dreams of Italy (dreamofitaly.com/tv-show/puglia at approx. minute 5:30). He works with his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gia C
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spoke to Giuseppe Riso regarding his shop's fame following the short feature on Dreams of Italy (dreamofitaly.com/tv-show/puglia at approx. minute 5:30). He works with his brothers, Claudio & Sandro, and says (mostly in Italian) that he'll be "famous" when Obama calls him.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

We went for a tour of LaCartapesta di Claudio Riso. In the 1-1/2 days I was in Lecce, I visited the shop four times. Everything is magnificent and I am looking forward to receiving the two unique items I purchased. If I had more luggage I would have purchased more, however, Claudio made it less stressful for me by shipping... More 

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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

This shop makes sculptures in paper mache that you have to see to believe. AND you get to watch the art being created by one of the 3 brothers right there in the work area. The way the ancient art is brought to life is something you'll never see anywhere else. Stop in for a look, and maybe a purchase.... More 

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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Judy U, Thanks for what you wrote about my workshop. I hope that you will come in Lecce soon and i hope to come also in your soon. All the Best, Arte Sacra di Claudio Riso Claudio Riso More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

We had a very nice afternoon of making an artwork out of carta pesta. Eventhough we needed a guide to translate the explenation. It was a great experience ! Claudio Riso does the job with a lot of enthousiasm and is an excellent artist. overall a good experience, I would do this again if I ever visit Lecce.

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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this review

Dear Pepijn17, Thanks for your message on Trip advisor. I won't forget the time that we share during this Cartapesta's lesson. I hope too see you soon even if you don't come for the course. For us, it's a pleasure to meet people that come an other time in the workshop. All the Best , Arte Sacra di Claudio Riso... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

Whatever you do when you are in Lecce, be sure NOT TO MISS this cartapesta shop. The owners, three sweet brothers, will let you step back into their laboratory to see the actual application of the ancient art of cartapesta, which is making a huge comeback these days. Their shop houses the best collection of statuettes and mis en scene... More 

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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this review

Dear Christine, Thanks for your message on Trip advisor. It's always a pleasure to see you and you don't forget your "Maestro" when you come in Lecce. See you soon, Arte Sacra di Claudio Riso Claudio Riso More 

Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

While on a tour of Lecce, Italy we were taken to this shop and what a gem it was. The craftsmanship is hands above any that we found in town or in Italy for that matter. After the tour my wife and I went back to the shop to make a purchase and were treated like old friends. We were... More 

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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this review

Dear Sirs, Sorry if i was so long to answer you on Trip Advisor. Thanks for your message. Speriamo ritrovarvi presto nel nostro laboratorio .... chissà forse verrò un giorno negli Stati Uniti. A Presto, Arte Sacra di Claudio Riso Claudio Riso Dear Sirs, Thanks for your message on Trip advisor. I hope to see you soon in my workshop... More 

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