20/10/14

Espace Louis Vuitton and Mariano Fortuny in Venice


Espace Louis Vuitton and Mariano Fortuny in Venice

Sguardi incrociati a Venezia
Jirô Taniguchi Mariano Fortuny
Since its opening in Venice the last year the Louis Vuitton espace expose some  masterpieces of venetian art which restoration is paid by the Maison Vuitton . The long term partnership with the Musei Civici Veneziani  create a links between ancient and contemporary art.

The exposition includes 25 photos of Mariano Fortuny, part of the collection of Palazzo Fortuny (Campo San Beneto, Venice) together with films and books and designs of the  famous Japanese manga artist Jirô Taniguchi .
Both represent Venice, the past and the present, the black and white photos of Mariano Fortuny and the designs made by Taniguchi. Venice has changed a lot in the last century : the women taking the water from the well, the fishermen carrying the basket to the market, the European aristocracy visiting the city, the dresses created by Fortuny and his factory to produce fabrics and printed textiles.
Louis Vuitton Espace, Venice-  from June 6th to November 18th, 2014 (free entrance)

Mariani Fortuny, Portrait

Venice, Mariano Fortuny

Jirô Taniguchi ,Venice