A new edition of Pitti Uomo is coming up soon. From June 14th to 17th, the world’s most important fashion platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections will be animating Florence.
Many the events and projects on programme such as on the pre-opening night, the 13th, with “Palazzo Pitti: Lights and Sounds”, a special dinner dedicated to the relationships between art and fashion.
On the same evening will be inaugurated by LuisaViaRoma a new installation on the River Arno, The Bridge of Love” by the architect Claudio Nardi. Nine floating platforms, shaped as boxes, will be installed one next to another creating a bridge in which diners, for the ‘moderate’ price of 1000 Euros, can enjoy an atypical meal. Actually the installation represents support for all the people, especially children, who live in the four corners of Earth in terrible situations. For this reason the sum of this precious dinner will be assigned to the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR.
On June 14th Palazzo Pitti will host “KARL LAGERFELD – Visions of Fashion”, a photography exhibition curated by Eric Pfrunder and Gerhard Steidl, which represents Karl Lagerfeld’s entire photographic oeuvre and includes many unpublished works. On show until October 23rd, this is a special anthological exhibition celebrating Karl Lagerfeld’s diverse and elegant approach to photography: photos from fashion shoots published in the world’s most important fashion magazines and others inspired by classical mythology. The show assembles an extraordinary collection of more than 200 images created using a variety of techniques including daguerreotypes, platinum prints, Polaroid transfers, resinotypes, screen-prints and digital prints.
In the Press Room of Fortezza da Basso, instead, visitors can admire the works of Italian artist Tobia Ravà celebrating numbers and the theme of this edition: Pitti Lucky Numbers. The artist’s literal and mathematical logic interprets the symbolic and aesthetic value of the universe of numbers. Ravà’s art, in fact, considers numbers not just as indicators of quantity but as elements filled with symbolic value and aesthetics.
Many the famous brand collections on show: a blend of tailoring, denim, jewellery, cosmetics, canvas bags, cinematographic aesthetics, luxury rainwear and outwear, digital art, iconic footwear and more, much more. Open from 9 am to 6 pm, last day only until 4 pm.