The activity carried out by Piero Tosi (1927-2019) took place in collaboration with established directors, such as Franco Zeffirelli and Luchino Visconti, and with the theatrical tailoring conducted by Umberto Tirelli, with whom he collaborated for films of great charm and which, even today, still retain their charm. Tosi's work focused on inventiveness and creativity and the clothes, made with carefully selected fabrics in the weave and colour range, and with particular attention to details and accessories. These had to express the character and role of the characters: they were not secondary scenic elements, but compresses the entire theatrical or cinematographic narrative. In 2013 Piero Tosi received the Oscar for "incomparable costumes [that] go beyond time", capable of combining perfection and elegance with historical and ethnic reality, in a perfect synthesis made possible by sartorial expertise.
On May 27, 1923, the Salsomaggiore spa complex, designed by Ugo Giusti and decorated by Galileo Chini, whose 150th birth anniversary falls on this day, was inaugurated. It is a grandiose work that reconciles memories of art nouveau, with suggestions of the Viennese secession, with motifs already in Deco taste and oriental enchantments. The exhibition […]
27/05/2023 - 17/09/2023EVENTS
In the evocative space of the former Church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, now the Cathedral of the Image, theater of Arte Immersiva, the volume Gioielli a Firenze-Jewels in Florence was presented. Fratelli Peruzzi Archive 1880-1970, edited by Bianca Cappello, published by Livorno-based Sillabe Publishing House. Patient cataloging has returned drawings, plans, notes, photos, and […]
The Venetian Glass Archive, established in 2012, which is based on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, was recently moved to the recently restored 16th-century Sala Messina, located in the Cypress Cloister next to the exhibition aera “Le Stanze del vetro,” which has been the scene of important exhibitions for years. The Glass Study Center […]
From May 13 to July 9, 2023, MIDeC International Museum of Ceramic Design, in collaboration with Triennale Milano, presents “The SCI, Italian Ceramic Society at the 1st Biennial Exhibition of International Decorative Arts in Monza, May 1923.” A celebration of an anniversary: at the prestigious venue in Laveno Mombello, in the province of Varese, the […]
13/05/2023 - 09/07/2023