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La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso

Via Vittorio Emanuele, 27, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 243410
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Definitely Stop Here While in Lecce!

I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to visit La Cartapesta during a one week stay in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BahiaDelray
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St. Catharines, Canada
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... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Gia C
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New York City, New York
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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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4 days ago
“Definitely Stop Here While in Lecce!”
4 Nov 2016
“Petition US President Obama to contact La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso”
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Via Vittorio Emanuele, 27, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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+39 0832 243410
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to visit La Cartapesta during a one week stay in Puglia. I had watched a show on Puglia that featured La Cartapesta and the three brothers who are all masters in the ancient art of paper...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

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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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...More

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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...More

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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2015

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

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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...More

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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2014

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...More

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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...More

1  Thank Christine P
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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2014

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

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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...More

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Cartapesta Riso C, Proprietario at La Cartapesta di Claudio Riso, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2014

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...More

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