I just received an invitation for the opening of a great exhibition in Venice, which I will most probably attend and I copied part of the Press release included in the invite (below in Italic). During Venice’s 13th International Architectural Exhibition, from August 27th to September 28th, Molteni&C and Rubelli will be paying homage to Gio Ponti with the “Vivere alla Ponti” exhibition set up in Palazzo Corner Spinelli, the Rubelli company’s historical head offices.
Gio Ponti and his wife at their via Dezza apartment in Milan (1950’s)
The exhibition’s main protagonists will be the furniture collection reissued by Molteni&C and the limited edition of an armchair designed by Gio Ponti for his via Dezza home in Milan, upholstered in the Punteggiato and Rattoppato velvets, also designed for Rubelli by Gio Ponti and displayed at the 1934 Biennale.
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Elsa Peretti, jewellery designer extraordinaire.
Having grown up in Austria I love your European perspective blended with North-American flair. Also, your photos are gorgeous! I look forward to learning more.
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Albarosa, you are the best museum guide I have ever known. You have so much knowledge about the arts that it was mind boggling. I am certainly more educated because of our time together and for that I also thank you. Ciao, Tobi.
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Anne Harwell, artist andblogger.
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Tareq, designer, artist, blogger.
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Michelle Morelan, Interior designer, artist and blogger.
Albarosa, you are the arbiter of Italian taste and style. Kudos to you and thanks for sharing your fabulous aesthetic!