20 January 2011
The exhibition MASTERS HANDS' marks out the new direction in which Fratelli Rossetti is heading, combining its heritage with forms of contemporary culture linked to craftsmanship and to the brand.
The photographic exhibition MASTERS' HANDS consists of a series of unpublished images snapped by the legendary photographer Ferdinando Scianna on different occasions (some of these snapped in Parabiago for Fratelli Rossetti), all linked to one another by the gestures that see hands as the protagonists.
Genesi, as seen above, is the men’s shoe taking centre stage in the Fall/Winter 2011-12 collection, the hallmarks of which include the traces left by the hands of the master craftsmen. One single cut of the leather, 8 days of work and 25m of cotton thread. The defining feature is the concealed stitching technique: the leather is moulded and sewn on the inside to conceal the stitches, which are usually seen on the surface. As a result there is only the faintest trace of the thread.
Mr. Luca, Diego and Dario Rossetti at the vernissage
The MASTERS’ HANDS exhibition is being held in the Fratelli Rossetti Gallery in Piazza San Carlo 2, Milan. Open to the public from 18 to 22 January 2011, opening times 10.00 - 19.00.