The dialogue between Marni creative director and A#23 curator Francesco Risso and the Italian artist leaps from magazine to physical experience at the Marni flagship store in Milan.
Inside A Magazine No.23 Curated By Francesco Risso, the renowned choreographer Michele Rizzo applies his knowledge of the human form into sculpting the curator himself. Bringing questions of human existence to the fore, the Italian cultural practitioner examines the textures of legacy that remain in memory and in nature.
Francesco Risso’s Angels in America
The A#23 curator stormed Brooklyn this season, staging the Marni Spring Summer 2023 show under the Manhattan Bridge. His embrace of unconventionality and childlike curiosity tapped into the storied bohemian past of New York, a very Marni vision of hippie modernism, and the paintings of A#23 contributor Flaminia Veronesi.
Paloma Blanco Casanova’s “Pornos Tapados”
A showcase of paintings by the Spanish artist and text by Italian photo editor Chiara Bardelli Nonino featured in A Magazine No.23 Curated By Francesco Risso.
An excerpt from the catalogue of a most important sale by auction of the Splendid Rare Private Collection of Oddities and Treasures of Mr Francesco Risso, in two sessions on Saturday morning at seven o’clock sharp and on the following Tuesday evening after sunset.
Francesco Risso’s Show-and-Tell
A look into the 23rd issue curated by the Italian designer at the helm of Marni, whose whimsical perforations, peepholes and pages challenges conventional notions of materiality.
Valentino, The Narratives II
Pierpaolo Piccioli invites 17 diverse authors to present their literary offerings in Valentino’s latest campaign, united under the theme of love.
A MAGAZINE CURATED BY FRANCESCO RISSO
Issue No.23 documents Marni creative director Francesco Risso’s boundless imagination, with a playful yet profound view of materiality, nature and the human spirit. Across its pages, visual portfolios created in Los Angeles, London, Milan, New York and beyond emphasise a celebration of individuality with a child-like yearning to explore.