Thursday, November 29, 2007

VENICE - Museo Correr

Cocktail Party at Museo Correr.
Piergiorgio Coin and his daughter, Marta Coin Castellini, with Mita De Benedetti, were receiving guests, as his wife Franca, president of the Venice Foundation, was unable to attend the cocktail party at the Museo Correr prior to the concert in the Basilica of Saint Mark's directed by Lorin Maazel.

The Business Ladies. Giuliana Benetton and her daughter, Franca Bertagnin Benetton both sit on the board of directors of Edizione Holding, the family owned financial company. Giuliana co-founded with her three brothers the apparel company Benetton in 1965.

The Art Collectors. Art collectors, Roberta and Gimmo Etro talk to Cristina Pinto. Gimmo founded the fashion and textile company Etro. Though he has retired and his children have taken over the running of Etro, Gimmo still consults, especially for the Women's collection.

The Artist. Artist and stylish lady, Marie-Louise Brulatour Mills. Her love of Medival history, with a fondness towards Federick II, is often the theme of her works.

The Group. Venice's favorite architect and interior designer, Matteo Corvino, Mme. Antoine Bernheim, Princess Eleonora of Yugoslavia, Jerome-Francois Zieseniss, president of the Comite Francais pour la Sauvegarde de Venise, who is responisble for restoring the Museo Correr and art historian and journalist, Cesare Cunaccia.

A detail. A detail of one of the frescos on the grand staircase leading up to Museo Correr. The frescos on the staircase were restored by the Comite Francais pour la Sauvegarde de Venise.
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