THE 2 WORLDS OF PIERO TOSI

Florence - Pitti Palace - Museum of the Costume - Piero Tosi Exhibition
Florence – Pitti Palace – Museum of the Costume – Piero Tosi Exhibition

Tribute to Maestro Piero Tosi

The art of the costumes from the donation Tirelli

Galleria del Costume, Ballroom , PITTI PALACE – FLORENCE – ITALY  

01.10.2014 | 01.11.2015

Florence - Pitti Palace - Museum of the Costume - Piero Tosi Exhibition
Florence – Pitti Palace – Museum of the Costume – Piero Tosi Exhibition

The Costume Gallery is dedicating an exhibition to Piero Tosi in the year of his achievement Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement. The teacher has worked as a costume designer, but establishing itself especially in the cinema alongside great directors among which we mention Luchino Visconti and others who have contributed to the history of Italian cinema such as Vittorio De Sica, Mauro Bolognini, Liliana Cavani, Franco Zeffirelli or Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Isabelle Huppert and Piero Tosi
Isabelle Huppert and Piero Tosi
Maestro Piero Tosi
Maestro Piero Tosi
Claudia Cardinale received the Oscar in the name of Piero Tosi at the Oscar Ceremony
Claudia Cardinale received the Oscar in the name of Piero Tosi at the Oscar Ceremony
funny poster of the Oscars
funny poster of the Oscars

Tosi has made use of tailors theater like that of Umberto Tirelli, with whom he collaborated today after many years after the death of the latter.

Claudia Cardinale - Il Gattopardo direct by Luchino Visconti
Claudia Cardinale – Il Gattopardo direct by Luchino Visconti
Portrait of Family - Costumes by Piero Tosi from the Gattopardo
Portrait of Family – Costumes by Piero Tosi from the Gattopardo
Florence - Pitti Palace - Museum of the Costume - Piero Tosi Exhibition
Florence – Pitti Palace – Museum of the Costume – Piero Tosi Exhibition
Florence - Pitti Palace - Museum of the Costume - Piero Tosi Exhibition
Florence – Pitti Palace – Museum of the Costume – Piero Tosi Exhibition
Ludwig direct by Luchino Visconti
Ludwig direct by Luchino Visconti

The costumes by Piero Tosi, which are shown in the ballroom of the museum, are an important nucleus of a donation made by Umberto Tirelli Costume Gallery in 1986, including historical clothing and costumes, theatrical and film.

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