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04.18.2014
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Milan Preview: The Scene

A few things to check out while in town.

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Coco Chanel Marion Pike Palazzo Morando Milan

A piece from the "Coco Chanel: A New Portrait Painted By Marion Pike, Paris, 1967-71" exhibit at the Palazzo Morando in Milan.

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Things to check out while in town.


TO SEE: “Coco Chanel: A New Portrait Painted By Marion Pike, Paris, 1967-71”

The friendship between Coco Chanel and California artist Marion Pike is now on display at Palazzo Morando in an exhibition curated by the London College of Fashion’s professor of costume history, Amy de la Haye.

Besides Pike’s Chanel portraits, visitors will find a selection of clothes and objects the designer made for the painter and her daughter, photographer Jeffie Pike Durham, and a large collection of photographs, personal documents and letters that illustrate the affection Chanel and Pike felt for each other.

Palazzo Morando
6 Via Sant’Andrea
Dedicated entrance: 24 Via Bagutta
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5:30 p.m.
Tel.: +39-02-884-65735 / 64532
E-mail: c.palazzomorando@comune.milano.it
Web: costumemodaimmagine.mi.it



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