Exhibition Missoni, Art, Colour
Italian fashion house Missoni exhibition dedicated to its rich history and art of the twentieth century, the influence on the creation of collections.
Location for the exhibition Missoni, Art, Colour became the London Fashion and Textile Museum. The exposition has already exhibited, but not in England, in Italy, Gallarte. This city was not chosen by chance, it was here that Ottavio and Rosita Missoni opened their first atelier in 1953.
Hand in the creation of the exhibition Missoni, Art, Colour put son of Ottavio and Rosita Missoni, creative director and brother of the house of Angela Missoni — Luca Missoni. He is the artistic director of the Missoni archive.
«The family has art in the heart of everything they do. They worked more than 60 years, and have always been honest and open about where they get their inspiration», — said about concept of the Missoni, Art, Colour exhibition Joyce Seila, director of the London Museum of Fashion and Textiles.
Missoni Exhibition, Art, Colour designed to trace the impact on the collection Missoni paintings by Kandinsky, Klee and Sonia Delaunay. The exhibition includes 42 mannequins, built on the stairs in the form of a pyramid in the central hall. By these looks can be traced to the history of the brand, since 1953 to 2014. Also, in the form of paintings hanging on the walls, it was presented the famous prints of Missoni. Zig-zags and bars were the main motives in the exhibition. For example, visitors can see the famous print, developed in 1966, and later appeared on the cover of Grazia magazine in the form of a purple cardigan. Next pattern embellished dress, won the American Award Marcus Neiman.
Along with the zig-Zagami and strips, of Missoni designers paid attention to fitting silhouettes, according to the director Joyce Salem. «There used sexy clothing with thin knitted products. It demonstrates how to change the body in fashion since the late ’60s».
On the Missoni, Art, Colour can also be seen well-known striped red, yellow and green dress. It was developed in 1969, and that it has brought home the trendy fame thanks to the chief editor of American Vogue Diana Vreeland.
Exposure Missoni, Art, Colour in London runs until 4 September.