Following opening remarks by the Italian Cultural Institute of New York director Dr. Renato Miracco, Massimo Cavalli and Martina Rini from the company dolp-dove in
Concert Piano virtuoso and world renown beauty Lola Astanova visited the Italian Cultural Institute of New York
under the direction of Renato Miracco
for a presentation, "What the Bag Tells" sponsored by the house of handbag designers Biasia of Milano. photo credit: VITO CATALANO
(L) Cara Buono, from The Sopranos and Sherri Saum from the great show FX's "Rescue Me" at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York
under the direction of Dr. Renato Miracco
at the Biasia handbag event.
The exhibit, entitled "Richard-Ginori 1737 - 1937," is curated by Renato Miracco, Director of the Italian Cultural Institute, Olivia Rucellai from Museo di Doccia and Roberto Giovanelli, the Museo di Doccia's President.
"For hundreds of years Italy's ceramics and porcelains have set the standard for style, design and culture among the aristocratic classes throughout Europe," explained Dr. Miracco, the exhibit's curator.
added, "Now we hope that by sharing these truly exceptional and rare pieces, we can open a new window on the past to a younger generation by sharing the pleasures and influence of these extraordinary designs."