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The Porcelain Room – Chinese Export Porcelain at Fondazione Prada, Milan, January 30 – September 28, 2020

“The Porcelain Room brings together examples of porcelains made from the 16th to the 19th centuries for different markets, religions, and social groups. The project illustrates how efficient the Chinese were in understanding the taste and the demand of each segment of the market, and tailoring their production… Read More

Walk This Way: Footwear from the Stuart Weitzman Collection of Historic Shoes at New-York Historical Society, April 20 – October 8, 2018

Photographs by Corrado Serra.  “The New-York Historical Society explores how shoes have transcended their utilitarian purpose to become representations of culture—coveted as objects of desire, designed with artistic consideration, and expressing complicated meanings of femininity, power, and aspiration for women and men alike. Walk This Way: Footwear from… Read More

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt at Brooklyn Museum, through January 21, 2018

“Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt is the first major exhibition to focus on one of the most fascinating and mysterious aspects of ancient Egyptian culture and religion—the mummification of animals. Organized by the Brooklyn Museum and drawn from its renowned Egyptian collection, the exhibition clarifies the role animals, and images of animals, played in… Read More