The exhibition “Dolci trionfi e finissime piegature” at Palazzo Pitti

A special collaboration and a preview for exhibitors, buyers and the accredited press

Sala Bianca, Palazzo Pitti

Pitti Immagine is helping TASTE celebrate its tenth anniversary edition by collaborating with the Galleria Palatina of Palazzo Pitti, directed by Matteo Ceriana, in the production of the exhibition Dolci Trionfi e Finissime Piegature. Sculture in zucchero e tovaglioli per le nozze fiorentine di Maria de’ Medici, one of the Florentine events presented during EXPO 2015.

The exhibition, curated by Giovanna Giusti and Riccardo Spinelli, is dedicated to the famous banquet held in Palazzo Vecchio on the evening of 5 October 1600, on the occasion of the proxy wedding of Maria de’ Medici and Henry IV, king of France celebrated in Florence. The exhibition will be open from 10 March to 7 June 2015.  
 
A special preview of the exhibition and cocktail reception for the exhibitors, buyers and press who will be in Florence for TASTE will take place  in the Sala Bianca in Palazzo Pitti  on Saturday 7 March from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.. In addition, the exhibition will be open specially for TASTE guests from 3:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, 7-8 March.
 
Manifattura Richard Ginori will also be making a contribution to the preview cocktail party with a setting, inspired by the Medici banquet and designed specifically for the occasion.
The Pitti Immagine contribution to the exhibition includes the production of the film "Creando l'Effimero” curated by Angelo Teardo, Amos Kahana & Vassili Spiropoulos: “making of” dedicated to the Fonderia del Giudice, the historic artistic foundry in Florence that is making the sugar sculptures for the exhibition and to the Catalan artist, Joan Sallas who masterfully folded the napkins, recreating the extraordinary decorations for the wedding banquet.