July 14, 2015
PALAZZO FARNESE IN HONOR OF AZZEDINE ALAïA
Palazzo Farnese is considered the most imposing Italian palace of the 16th century .It was commissioned in 1515 by Cardinal Farnese who, when became Pope as Paul III , employed Michelangelo to redesign the courtyard and a whole floor. Owned by the Republic of Italy it is since 1936 the seat of the French embassy. Ambassador Catherine Colonna hosted here a magic dinner in honor of Azzedine Alaïa to celebrate his exhibition at Galleria Borghese.