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
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.
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.
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.