Spring at Palazzo Fortuny: Diana Vreeland. After Diana Vreeland

diana-2From 10th of March to 25th of June 2012, at Palazzo Fortuny, you will have the chance to admire the first and unique exhibition dedicated to Diana Vreeland (Paris 1903-New York 1989).
The exhibition explore her complex figure and career, starting from the years at “Harper’s Bazaar” and “Vogue” and then in her role as Special Consultant for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and try to offer a new approach to her style and thinking.

You will admire many garments that now belong to the history of fashion, some models of Yves Saint Laurent and Givenchy (in Italy for the first time!) worn by Diana Vreeland and loaned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

There will be also some articles by Balenciaga (from Cristóbal Balenciaga Museum), other creations from the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent and precious clothes that have marked the past century’s fashion (from prestigious private collections and archives, including heads of Chanel, Schiaparelli, Missoni, Pucci and costumes of Ballets).

During the same day (10th March), the Iuav University of Venice organizes an International Conference with the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London) and the Centre for Fashion Studies (Stockholm University), dedicated to the discipline of Fashion Curating.
This conference will be attended by leading names of the most important international fashion Museums: Akiko Fukai, Kaat Debo, Atefano Tonchi, Harold Koda, Alexandra Palmer and Amy de la Haye.

Spring at Palazzo Fortuny: Diana Vreeland. After Diana Vreeland
From the 10th of March to the 25th of June 2012
Palazzo Fortuny
San Marco 3958, 30124 Venezia
Phone: +39 041 5200995 – Fax: +39 041 5223088
Info: info@fmcvenezia.it


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