September Issue Grace & Graphic feat. Zach Gold. Starring Kirin Dejonckheere.
Text Cesare Cunaccia. The italian 17th century, between glories and misfortunes. The story behind The Nun of Monza. Countess and Lady of Monza, lady Maria Anna personally managed and collected the relative taxes in the Lombard city at the gates of Milan. She will be always remembered for her forbidden love.
Text Cesare Cunaccia. The story behind a journey. Paintings, sculptures, clothing, shoes and accessories, furniture and vintage photographs on display, portraying the golden age of Salvatore Ferragamo’s return home during the interwar period.
Text Cesare Cunaccia. The concept of Exotic in an array of fleeting yet precise frames. Fendi does not want to restrict its desire for metamorphosis and fevered experimentation of a thousand iridescent flashes, on materials, inserts, and highly skilled artisan workmanship. Bags and clutches that retain their essence.
Text by Carlo Mazzoni. The best and worst spots from Milan’s Fashion Week. «First the bad then – as if looking for comfort – the good». Though in this case, we will start with «the good» as we have no way of offering comfort from «the bad». From the Italian garden in Piazza della Scala to the amfAR downfall.
Text Giacomo Andrea Minazzi. Despite, as he himself admitted «trying to be as little a fashion photographer as possible», Peter Lindbergh revolutionized fashion photography by abandoning posed photography in favour of an uninhibited visual imagery that expresses grace and beauty and is inspired by the language of cinema and dance.
Text Angelica Carrara. The Arena di Verona was iced over for the Intimissimi gala. Greek literature was in the spotlight with figure skating. Very special guests like the 'czar' of ice Evgenij Pljuščenko and tenor Andrea Bocelli. Aphrodite of Knidos, the burning Trojan horse and a parterre de rois.
Text Angelica Carrara. The editor of fragrances has launched his second Italian store in Milan, in Via Verri. The interview to the man who decided to return things to how they should be. To return the fragrances to centre stage, and to present the ghost-writer that is the perfumer.
Text Raffaella Silvestri. Between the X Generation and the too blurry Millennials. A transit generation from which the leaders of the next forty years will come out. Those thirty-year-olds are trying to do their best with all that was left them by a generation for which everything was more consistent.
Text Domenico Paris. Interview with the Museum Director, Matteo Lafranconi on Pablo Picasso’s change of direction during his visit in Italy. «As an artist, Picasso was the most free from stylistic cages and preconceptions. He was capable of instinctively sensing the zeitgeist and understanding where he could and should be heading to».
Text Angelica Carrara. Giuseppe della Badia. A daring, opulent and brilliant style. «I have always been deeply fascinated by the art of composition. One day, my hands revealed their skill of embroidering and creating wefts and twists of stones with a yarn, which I have just been designing until then».
Text Domenico Paris. Until January 21 Rome will host the largest ever selection of original artworks from Asian comics.
Text Angelica Carrara. The dry-cleaner by Hermés where your Carré is given new life. After in Turin, it will be in Bologna and Palermo shortly.
Text Gian Paolo Serino. Exclusively for Lampoon, the prelude that opens the first novel by Magda Szabó, the world’s most translated Hungarian writer.
Text Claudia Bellante. Sister Mary Corina was like Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein, yet she was also a woman and a nun.
Text Domenico Paris. What does it mean to be cool? And when does something cease to be cool? Gaetano Cappelli tells us all in his latest book.
Text Domenico Paris. An authentic boxing champion from the Twenties, who today is still remembered for his sparkling life, full of excess.
Text Alessandro Beretta. The well-known organiser of the Independent Film Festival, to be held from 28th September to 8th October in Milan, shares it with us.
Text Lampooners. The location for Dior’s womenswear fashion show. In twenty days, eighty people have created a space covering a surface of more than two-thousand square metres.
Text Carla Tolomeo Vigorelli. On display in Milan photographer Aurelio Amendola’s exploration into the most hidden side of the iconic pop art artist.
Text Valerio Piperata. When a song cites all available music trends, words can be only non-sense to fit right.
Text Lampooners. The relationship between animals and humans becomes a cure. The rescuing doubles: from pet adoption to pet-therapy in hospitals.
Text Domenico Paris. «The expression means can change, but one’s abandonment to love, if one deeply believes in it, keeps unchanged».
Text Luciano Lapadula. From 1937, the covers of Le Grandi Firme magazine shown illustrations of cheerful girls, who distracted the readers from the war.
Text Gian Paolo Serino. A society shaken to the core, like the rest of America, in front of what had been designed to be the ‘perfect crime’.
Text Cesare Cunaccia. Based on the 1888 volume by American writer Henry James, The Aspern Papers revolves around an intricate sequence of events.
Text Gian Paolo Serino. «After all, aesthetic cannot be argued. Aesthetic simply is. Aesthetic is lived and breathed. Aesthetic is us. Aesthetic is You».
Text Angelica Carrara. From Manhattan, a landscape emerges that takes you inside the frame of an Edward Hopper painting: the Hamptons.
Text Angelica Carrara. Love that overwhelms the senses and obliges to be reciprocated. Intense. So intense it outlasts even death.
Text Angelo Ruggeri. Milan and the fashion industry are gearing up for a style upgrade to the nth degree. Between the 16th and 26th of September.
Text Alessandra Lanza. The sounds come from every corner of the room while colored light beams and images from moving projectors tell various stories.