Come and Discover:
the roots of Made in Italy which date back to the Renaissance time, and have a lot to do with Milan, Venice, Leonardo da Vinci’s engineering, and also with the symbolism and the laws that regulated the use of specific fabrics, velvets, silk satin and outfits.
Using the lents of fashion, we will discover new and unexpected keys for approaching the Renaissance art and portraiture of Northern Italy, and the past and actual Milanese’s leadership in fashion and style. And also how unexpected and deeper meanings come out, once we connect the masterpieces of Savoldo, Moroni, Lotto, and Titian, with the fabrics business, the habits, and the sumptuary and social laws popular in Lombardy and Venice.
That is the background in which Caravaggio was born and trained, and that is the reason why the lents of fashion will bring us to discover deeper narrative messages, in his impressive mastery and skills in describing laces, outfits, embroideries, and fabric textures in the his amazing art.
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