The Luna Hotel Baglioni in Venice hosts the exhibition
The Cultural Center Time & Space Gallery presents author’s photos and original clothes of Italian Cinema Stars
Venice, September 1st, 2010 – Inaugurated last August 31st at the Luna Hotel Baglioni in Venice the exhibition in tribute to Emilio Schuberth, known as the dressmaker of La Dolce Vita, an event that explores the close relationship between fashion and cinema.
In the spaces of the most ancient hotel in Venice, situated in San Marco square, are shown until September 11th, 2010 the clothes that enhanced the charm of actresses such as Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida, Ingrid Bergman, Rita Hayworth, Monica Vitti, Stefania Sandrelli, Martine Carol and many others.
Pictures of masters photographers like Giuseppe Palmas and Angelo Frontoni, effective interpreters of the 50s and 70s, complete the evocation of atmospheres related to the pure essence of Italian glamour.
The tribute to Emilio Schuberth has been designed by Marcello Zeppi in cooperation with: Atelier Emilio Schuberth, Baglioni Hotels Group, Archivio Fotografico Giuseppe Palmas, Aria Art Gallery Firenze, In Media Tuscany, Elisabetta Bruscolini and Gaia Casagrande. The historic dresses have been donated by Helen Perrella, Artistic Director of the Atelier Emilio Schuberth.
The opening event will feature the presentation of the new Autumn / Winter collection of Atelier Emilio Schuberth.
Emilio Schuberth is considered one of the fathers of Italian fashion, a teacher, innovator and communicator that enhanced the timeless charm of the most beautiful cinema stars of the mid-twentieth century and helped to make Italian fashion famous throughout the world.
This exhibition in Venice, that coincides with the 67th edition of the Venice Film Festival, is the first step of a wider cultural project, sponsored by the cultural center Art & Space Gallery: "Art and Love in Baglioni Hotels Collection”. Baglioni Hotels will host cultural events in its properties, all of which are buildings of historic value in the centre of major Italian cities.
The Luna Hotel Baglioni, is the ideal venue to inaugurate this initiative. "We believe that what makes the Baglioni Hotels like a home away from home, and not simply places of transition, are both the historical and cultural dimensions that you can breathe inside them. For this reason we are excited to welcome this initiative of Marcello Zeppi, and others events that will follow "- says Maurizio D'Este, General Manager of the Luna Hotel Baglioni and Vice President of Sales & Revenue Baglioni Hotels Collection.