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Publisher: Sillabe Srl

Format: paperback

ISBN: 978-88-8347-773-7

A Homage to Piero Tosi

The Art of costume design from the stage costumes from the Tirelli donation

This exhibition catalogue is dedicated to Piero Tosi, recipient of the 2013 Academy Honorary Award for his costume design – and described as “a visionary whose incomparable costume designs shaped timeless, living art in motion pictures.” Piero Tosi worked as a costume designer in theatre and cinema with great directors such as Luchino Visconti, Vittorio de Sica, Mauro Bolognini, Liliana Cavani, Franco Zeffirelli and Pier Paolo Pasolini.  His masterpieces include: Medea (directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini, starring Maria Callas), Elisabetta (from the movie Ludwig directed by Luchino Visconti).

Exhibition catalogue, Florence, Pitti Palace, Costume Gallery,

Edited by: Caterina Chiarelli

Edition: 15×21 cm

Year: 2014

Pages: 32

Illustrations: 24 coloured photos

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