Flower landscapes. Tessuti. Fiori. Ricette, the exhibition put on at Casa Zegna – the historical archive of Ermenegildo Zegna Group in Trivero (Biella) – and curated by Maria Luisa Frisa, has a catalog published by Marsilio and available online.
Also curated by Maria Luisa Frisa, the catalog includes contributions from Anna Zegna, Elda Danese and Alessandro Gori and floral menus by Mina Novello.
Flower Landscapes. Tessuti. Fiori. Ricette (Flower Landscapes. Fabrics. Flowers. Recipes) is open every Sunday from 17 May to 28 June and from 6 to 27 September 2015, from 14.00 to 18.00. In this exhibition, Casa Zegna is showing a selection of previously unexhibited material from the Zegna Archive –Heberlein Collection. The contents of such material are presented in a lively, three-dimensional way that explores connections with popular culture going back over half a century.
The reverse-side pages of the volume, on the other hand, refer to Fabulae Naturae, a site specific installation curated by Lucy + Jorge Orta for the Zegna headquarters in Milan and inaugurated on May 2 by a huge performance of the artists in collaboration with the chef Davide Oldani.