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Lampoon Magazine International

issue 19

Fashion & Culture - An aesthetic magazine. Fashion, Literature and visual Arts.

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Lampoon Publishing House SRL
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manufacturing – the crafted

As her fashion show came to a close this September, Miuccia Prada spoke with journalists: she said she had wondered whether launching a new collection was the right thing to do at a time when people already own too much and should be learning to make do with less — for the good of the planet. “We want to talk more about style than fashion, about a way of wearing things,” she said, according to Alexander Fury in Another Magazine. A debate as to the difference between fashion and style could fill books — for me, it’s quite enough to be writing the introduction to an issue exploring Manufacturing and Lampoon’s new editorial line focusing on the concept of Crafted. In Italian, that would be artigianale but it just doesn’t have…

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Ongoing until May 30, 2021 at Palazzo Grimani, Venice, Domus Grimani 1594-2019, curated by Daniele Ferrara, Director at the Veneto Museums, and Toto Bergamo Rossi, Director at Venetian Heritage, celebrates the return of a collection of classical statues belonging to the patriarch of Aquileia, Giovanni Grimani, after four centuries. Kept in the family palazzo in Santa Maria Formosa until the late 1500s, the collection was donated to the sovereign state of Venice by Grimani. The show is accompanied with a publication published by Marsilio which explores the history of the collection…

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On view until January 24, 2020, the Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris hosts Charlotte Perriand: inventing a new world — a portrait of the Parisian designer twenty years after her death. Through her works of design and architecture, Perriand fused everyday life with nature. The retrospective features her work alongside that of her colleagues and friends — Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, George Braque, Henri Laurens and Alexander Calder. Clockwise from top: Charlotte Perriand, Grès de la carriere de Bourron, 1935; Henri Laurens, Le petite musicienne, 1937; Alexander Calder Les Boucliers 1944; George Braque, Les oiseaux 1954-1962…

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To celebrate the twenty-five-year-long career of the English photographer Tim Walker, the Victoria & Albert Museum presents Tim Walker: Wonderful Things, with set design by Shona Heath, running until March 8, 2020. The exhibition displays known photos alongside 150 previously unseen works. Taking ten objects kept in the V&A – miniature Indians, erotic illustrations, a bejeweled tobacco box – the photographer offers a personal interpretation of them through his shots. Clockwise from top: Duckie Thot, Aubrey’s shadow, 2017; Aubrey Beardsley, The Peacock Skirt, 1894; Tim Walker, Karen Elson, Sgaire Wood & James Crewe, 2018; Radh; Tilda Swinton, 2018…

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Currently on show is the 15th edition of the La Biennale de Lyon, running until January 5, 2020. Its title Là oùleseaux se mêlent (Where Water Comes Together with Other Water) is inspired by American poet Raymond Carver and the geography of the city. This edition looks into the movement of water, as well as the flow of capital, assets, information and the people that characterize the panorama of our time. Clockwise from top: Thomas Feuerstein, Prometheus Delivered (détail), 2017; Stéphane Calais, Aux abords du temple, 2018; Gustav Metzger, Supportive, 1966-2011…

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a history of italian manufacturing

a history of Italian porcelain Ginori’s manufacturing facility. Between poetry and powder The archival designs of plates by Manifattura Ginori feature plenty of adorned patterns: they come in gold and cobalt-blue; roses and crest-inspired design; medieval or Ottoman-inspired friezes. Amid their virtuoso-like flourishes, we occasionally see black, life-like insects crawl. They’re mainly beetles, dragonflies, flies, and bees. Just enough to startle a fellow diner, enlivening the atmosphere of a formal meal. Back in the day, inserting small insects in the intricate patterns of the finest china was meant to cover up the mistakes of craftsmen — a drop of ink, a crease, or an irregularity in texture. Rather than concealing the imperfection, a dainty insect would highlight the error by covering it up — like a mask turning heads in the ballroom.…