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Museo Civico San Domenico


Forlì - Museo Civico San Domenico


From 18 March to 2 July 2023

The art of fashion

Intesa Sanpaolo is Main Partner of this exhibition comparing great art and great fashion through the centuries, from the Ancien Régime to the second half of the 20th century.

The exhibition is set up inside the Church of San Giacomo and the large rooms that once hosted the library of the Convent of San Domenico. A unique story. An exhibition itinerary of comparisons comprising over 300 works, including paintings, sculptures, accessories, period and contemporary clothing. The Forlì exhibition is the first of its kind and resembles a real colossal.
Tintoretto, William Hamilton, George Romney, Francesco Hayez, Silvestro Lega, Telemaco Signorini, James Tissot, Giovanni Boldini, Vittorio Corcos, Henry Matisse, Giacomo Balla, Piet Mondrian, Umberto Boccioni and Giorgio de Chirico, together with Charles Frederick Worth, Ventura, Mariano Fortuny, Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel, Germana Marucelli, Valentino, Giorgio Armani, John Galliano for Dior, Gucci, Tom Ford and Cristobal Balenciaga: these are just some of the 100 artists and 50 designers and couturiers featured in the exhibition “The Art of Fashion. The age of dreams and revolutions, 1789 - 1968”.
Conceived and realised by Fondazione Cassa dei Risparmi di Forlì in collaboration with the Municipality of Forlì and Museo Civico San Domenico, the exhibition, directed by Gianfranco Brunelli and curated by Cristina Acidini, Enrico Colle, Fabiana Giacomotti and Fernando Mazzocca, also benefits from the work of the prestigious scientific committee chaired ad honorem by Antonio Paolucci and comprising Marco Antonio Bazzocchi, Silvia Casagrande, Simona Di Marco, Fabriano Fabbri, Mario Finazzi, Gioia Mori, Francesco Parisi, Paola Refice, Giorgio Restelli, Stefania Ricci, Ines Richter, Chiara Squarcina and Ulisse Tramonti.