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Charles James – The Couture Secrets of Shape
an exhibition by Rick Owens
presents a selection of rare vintage prints, patterns, prototypes, dresses,
tools and original drawings by Charles James,
from the 1930s to the early 1970s. 

On view at 10 Corso Como,  sculpted and elegantly shaped,
a reinterpretation by Rick Owens
of one of the archetypal gown by Charles James
as the epitome of timeless elegance.

1st June – 28th July, 2019
Every day, 10.30 am – 7.30 pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10.30 am – 9.00 pm

Ph by Ilvio Gallo

Posted on: Monday, July 15th, 2019
PHUNDUNDU WILDLIFE AREA, ZIMBABWE, JUNE 2018: Petronella Chigumbura, 30, an elite member of the all female conservation ranger force known as Akashinga undergoes sniper movement and concealment training in the bush near their base. Akashinga (meaning the ‘Brave Ones’ in local dialect) is a community-driven conservation model, empowering disadvantaged women to restore and manage a network of wilderness areas as an alternative to trophy hunting. Many current western-conceived solutions to conserve wilderness areas struggle to gain traction across the African continent. Predominately male forces are hampered by ongoing corruption, nepotism, drunkenness, aggressiveness towards local communities and a sense of entitlement. The I.A.P.F, the International Anti-Poaching Foundation led by former Australian Special Forces soldier Damien Mander, was created as a direct action conservation organisation to be used as a surgical instrument in targeting wildlife crime. In 2017 they decided to innovate, using an all- female team to manage an entire nature reserve in Zimbabwe. The program builds an alternative approach to the militarized paradigm of ‘fortress conservation’ which defends colonial boundaries between nature and humans. While still trained to deal with any situation they may face, the team has a community-driven interpersonal focus, working with rather than against the local population for the long-term benefits of their own communities and nature.

WORLD PRESS PHOTO 2019 EXHIBITION 
Photography and Journalism

On view
12 July – 25 August,  2019

at 10 Corso Como New York
Fulton Market Building
1 Fulton Street, New York 10038 NY

Posted on: Friday, July 12th, 2019
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The book presentation on “Gerda Taro” by Sara Vivan, published by Contrasto,
scheduled this Wednesday June 19th has been postponed to September.

A selection of the illustrations by Sara Vivan is on view
at the Fondazione Sozzani bookstore.

Posted on: Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Just ended up the press preview of the exhibition
The Body, the Mind, the Space”
at the Fondazione Sozzani with Roger Ballen t
alking with his deep, baritone voice, in front of the people.
Layers and layers to go deep in Ballen’s work
and to climb back up to the top, step after step.

Posted on: Friday, June 7th, 2019
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Charles James – The Couture Secrets of Shape
an exhibition by Rick Owens
presents a selection of rare vintage prints, patterns, prototypes, dresses,
tools and original drawings by Charles James,
from the 1930s to the early 1970s. 

Charles James is now seen as one of the most important American fashion designers
of the 20th century. His work has resulted in a radical shift in the conventions of fashion.

As a tribute to Charles James, Rick Owens, one of his greatest admirers,
wrote about his relationship with James.
When I started my label in the mid-Nineties, my ultimate goal was to be Charles James.
Complete devotion to craft, scorn for conventional prosaic comforts,
but attention and respect reserved exclusively for the mega-refined and extravagant
.”

On view at 10 Corso Como,  sculpted and elegantly shaped,
a reinterpretation by Rick Owens
of one of the archetypal gown by Charles James
as the epitome of timeless elegance.

1st June – 28th July, 2019
Every day, 10.30 am – 7.30 pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10.30 am – 9.00 pm

Posted on: Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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Roger Ballen
The Body, the Mind, the Space

Roger Ballen will attend the opening.

Press Preview
Friday June 7th 2019, 2.30
for accreditation: press@fondazionesozzani.org

Opening
Saturday June 8th 2019
from 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm

On view
from Sunday June 9th to Sunday September 8th 2019
Every Day, 10.30 am – 7.30 pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10.30 am – 9.00 pm

Posted on: Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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Charles James – The Couture Secrets of Shape
an exhibition by Rick Owens
presents a selection of rare vintage prints, patterns, prototypes, dresses,
tools and original drawings by Charles James,
from the 1930s to the early 1970s. 

Charles James is now seen as one of the most important American fashion designers
of the 20th century. His work has resulted in a radical shift in the conventions of fashion.

As a tribute to Charles James, Rick Owens, one of his greatest admirers,
wrote about his relationship with James.
When I started my label in the mid-Nineties, my ultimate goal was to be Charles James.
Complete devotion to craft, scorn for conventional prosaic comforts,
but attention and respect reserved exclusively for the mega-refined and extravagant
.”

On view at 10 Corso Como,  sculpted and elegantly shaped,
a reinterpretation by Rick Owens
of one of the archetypal gown by Charles James
as the epitome of timeless elegance.

1st June – 28th July, 2019
Every day, 10.30 am – 7.30 pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10.30 am – 9.00 pm

Posted on: Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
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