The 10 Corso Como façade has turned into an exhibition gallery.
The exhibition by Korean photographer Hong Jang Hyun is called “Unpretty” and
can be visited night and day from October 7th to October 23rd.
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.
Azzedine Alaïa and Jessye Norman. She is wearing the French flagship dress made for her by Alaïa representing the Marianne of France, to celebrate the 200 years of the French revolution.
Photo by Jean Paul Goude, 1989.
At Galleria Borghese to celebrate Azzedine Alaïa exhibition
Opening of an extraordinary exhibition of the works of Azzedine Alaïa, sculpture clothes
next to the most beautiful sculptures in the world, from Bernini to Canova.
And the most amazing paintings from Caravaggio to Raffaello.