Sistema Impresa e Cultura brought the arts and business together whenever possible, in expected and imaginative ways.

Every year the Guggenheim or Impresa Cultura Award was presented the award itself was created by a celebrated artist. Artists designed and donated pieces he or she felt encapsulated Sistema Impresa e Cultura's spirit, fostering meaningful dialogue between the worlds of business and culture.

  • 1997
  • Scultura in Vetro (Glass Sculpture), by Luciano Vistosi, created for the first primo premio winner.
  • 1998
  • Splash, a video sculpture by Fabrizio Plessi.
  • 1999
  • Piece by Carla Acardi.
  • 2000
  • Pyramid, a wood and gold sculpture by Alessandro Mendini, made by Bisazza.
  • 2001
  • Rotella Gigantea (Giant Wheel), a shell design by Mimmo Rotella.
  • 2002
  • Il pescatore di Idee (the ideas of the fisherman), a mosaic by Sandro Chia, made by Bisazza.
  • 2003
  • Tridondolo, a brown wood and green glass sculpture by Michelangelo Pistoletto, made by Venini.
  • 2004
  • I coni (The Cone), by Carla Accardi, made by Bottega D arte Ceramica Gatti of Faenza.
  • 2005
  • What Happens in the Room When We are Gone, an exhibition of luminescent chairs, by Alberto Garutti.
  • 2006/2007
  • The Bridge Between Business and Culture, a ceramic sculpture by Alessandro Mendini, made by Berengo Studio.