Text Angelica Carrara. A conversation with the invisible man. He trained at the Central Academy of Applied Arts as a student of the artist Sui Jianguo. “The chameleon changes colour to conform to the background as a form of self-protection. Humans are not animals because they cannot protect themselves”.
Text Jennifer Paccione. The ninetieth Annual Academy Awards, reflective of reform. Fashion took anonymity, as guests wore vulnerability instead.
Text Michele Zeni. A journey by images through his creative memory. Barbieri has produced more than a million pictures, immortalized the brands that have made the history of fashion in the 1980s and 1990s. A heritage kept in his foundation, born in Milan in 2016, which will reopen tomorrow.
Text Rocco Moliterni. On Monday 19th February the show dedicated to Achille Castiglioni is opening in Milan. To celebrate the centenary year of the architect’s birth, the homonymous foundation opens the doors of what was the studio and today an archive-museum. More than one hundred objects of common use are displayed, sent by as many designers who knew him.
Text Lampooners. Flavia Piccinni has included Irene Brin’s prose in Il Mondo. The book, published as a limited edition, includes for the first time a selection of the journalist’ stories, articles and thoughts. Tomorrow, Friday the 16th February, a meeting and a presentation will be held at the Rome National Gallery.
Text Carlo Mazzoni. A majolica of blue daisies from Turkey is the matrix of all Lampoon aesthetics, white petals rise like branches of the Euphrates - in a secluded room, there are the pieces of Lalique. Visit the Gulbenkian, look for collections in the world - you will find all the energy you need.