Friday, February 22, 2013

Milan: Museo Poldi Pezzoli – Vionnet: Thayaht Between Art and Fashion exhibition.

Milan: Museo Poldi Pezzoli – Vionnet: Thayaht Between Art and Fashion exhibition. The Vionnet - Thayaht Between Art and Fashion exhibition cocktail party was held in the Poldi Pezzoli Museum, one of the most significant house-museums in Europe.
Above: Portrait of a Woman, 1479 attributed to Piero del Pollaiolo, the work, symbol of the museum, is one of the most famous female portraits of the Renaissance.

Thayaht Between Art and Fashion: Host and and hostess, chair and creative director of Vionnet Goga Ashkenazi and W magazine’s editor in chief Stefano Tonchi.

Thayaht Between art and Fashion: The exhibition includes sixty drawings executed between 1919 and 1935, which have recently been acquired by Vionnet and have never been shown.  The exquisite works portray the inspirational collaboration between Madeleine Vionnet and the futurist artist Thayaht, born Ernesto Michahelles, an eclectic industrial design pioneer and inventor of the tuta or coveralls, among many other things.

Video-artist superstar Francesco Vezzoli

Nick Vinson and archistar Mario Bellini


 Thayaht Between art and Fashion: “The roots of the house are a constant source of inspiration and research, says creative director and chair Goga Ashkenazi, we work principally on mannequins, draping by hand as did Madeleine, who found in Thayaht the artist to interpret her style with a sense of movement and color.  

Designer Luisa Beccaria

 PR Tidi Minghetti and jewelry designer Marta Marzotto 

Philippa Cohen and Max Mara’s Giorgio Giudotti


Architect Luca Bomabasei and Sawaya and Moroni’s Paolo Moroni

Thayaht Between art and Fashion: “The exhibit is unique and demonstrates a little known aspect of the aesthetic of the house.  I was extremely fortunate to come across these drawings; they reveal a focal point not only of her work, but also of her cultural vision.”  Ashkenazi adds.

 Accessory designer Sara Battaglia

 ADR’s P.A. Carlotta Oddi and Goga Ashkenazi’s P.A. Jose Acosta

 Vogue Gioielli’s Georgia Tal

Art Critic and Cool Tour’s art anchor Michela Moro in the Armory of the Poldi Pozzoli Museum.

Vionnet’s Clara Fracasso

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