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Da Vinci, Renaissance: The Italian touch to the art of costume

Isabelle Harris

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Wed, February 19, 2020  /  11:59 am
Da Vinci, Renaissance: The Italian touch to the art of costume

Back in time: Models wear Italian Renaissance era costumes at the opening of Leonardo Opera Omnia exhibition in Jakarta. (Courtesy of Italian Cultural Institute/-)

The ongoing Leonardo Opera Omnia exhibition not only features high-definition reproductions of Leonardo da Vinci’s celebrated masterpieces in their original scales but also 13 Renaissance costumes – paraded around and plunging everyone into a world of duchesse fabric and paintings from the Mona Lisa to The Last Supper. Parade: Models showcase Renaissance costumes brought in for the exhibition. (Courtesy of Italian Cultural Institute/-) The costumes from Il Costume Atelier are being exhibited at the Italian Cultural Institute in Menteng, Central Jakarta, until Feb. 22, in conjunction with the Leonardo Opera Omnia exhibition, held to mark the 500th anniversary of da Vinci’s passing at the Bank Mandiri Museum in Central Jakarta from Feb. 6 to March 3. The idea to include the costume exhibition – jointly organized by the Italian Embassy, I...