For the love of Chaos

FOR THE LOVE OF CHAOS

She was probably the most beloved face of the Vogue magazine brand, if we may call it such. Franca Sozzani, born in northen Italy, started her career in Vogue Bambini, twelve years before she finally headed Italian Vogue in 1988. A philosophy nerd, during her 30-year tenure she incorporated serious topics in her magazine, such as domestic violence or drug abuse, and her writing was perfect. She was the one to establish the supermodel phenomenon together with her close collaborator, Steven Meisel, and she also cooperated with artists such as Maurizio Catelan and Vanessa Beecroft on exhibits and performances.

FOR THE LOVE OF CHAOS

She was probably the most beloved face of the Vogue magazine brand, if we may call it such. Franca Sozzani, born in northen Italy, started her career in Vogue Bambini, twelve years before she finally headed Italian Vogue in 1988. A philosophy nerd, during her 30-year tenure she incorporated serious topics in her magazine, such as domestic violence or drug abuse, and her writing was perfect. She was the one to establish the supermodel phenomenon together with her close collaborator, Steven Meisel, and she also cooperated with artists such as Maurizio Catelan and Vanessa Beecroft on exhibits and performances.

FOR THE LOVE OF CHAOS

She was probably the most beloved face of the Vogue magazine brand, if we may call it such. Franca Sozzani, born in northen Italy, started her career in Vogue Bambini, twelve years before she finally headed Italian Vogue in 1988. A philosophy nerd, during her 30-year tenure she incorporated serious topics in her magazine, such as domestic violence or drug abuse, and her writing was perfect. She was the one to establish the supermodel phenomenon together with her close collaborator, Steven Meisel, and she also cooperated with artists such as Maurizio Catelan and Vanessa Beecroft on exhibits and performances.

Her breakthrough moments include the July 2008’s Black Issue, featuring only models of color, that today sells for $2,500 in the market, an many charity events. Franca: Chaos and Creation, incorporates photos by industry stars like Steven Meisel, Peter Lindbergh, and Bruce Weber, both from both Ms. Sozzani’s personal collection and the Vogue Italia archives, while the book’s texts dwell from her expansive work with couture, models, and provocation to family and joie de vivre. A very sentimental touch is added by notes from dear friends on what she represented to them, in this, the fabulous tribute to a true visionary, a woman with a clear voice and a strong sense of aesthetics.

Her breakthrough moments include the July 2008’s Black Issue, featuring only models of color, that today sells for $2,500 in the market, an many charity events. Franca: Chaos and Creation, incorporates photos by industry stars like Steven Meisel, Peter Lindbergh, and Bruce Weber, both from both Ms. Sozzani’s personal collection and the Vogue Italia archives, while the book’s texts dwell from her expansive work with couture, models, and provocation to family and joie de vivre. A very sentimental touch is added by notes from dear friends on what she represented to them, in this, the fabulous tribute to a true visionary, a woman with a clear voice and a strong sense of aesthetics.

Her breakthrough moments include the July 2008’s Black Issue, featuring only models of color, that today sells for $2,500 in the market, an many charity events. Franca: Chaos and Creation, incorporates photos by industry stars like Steven Meisel, Peter Lindbergh, and Bruce Weber, both from both Ms. Sozzani’s personal collection and the Vogue Italia archives, while the book’s texts dwell from her expansive work with couture, models, and provocation to family and joie de vivre. A very sentimental touch is added by notes from dear friends on what she represented to them, in this, the fabulous tribute to a true visionary, a woman with a clear voice and a strong sense of aesthetics.

Proceeds from this book will benefit the campaign to fund the Franca Sozzani Chair in Preventive Genomics at Harvard Medical School in order to support research that is accelerating the transformation of medicine from reactive sick care to proactive health preservation. eu.

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Proceeds from this book will benefit the campaign to fund the Franca Sozzani Chair in Preventive Genomics at Harvard Medical School in order to support research that is accelerating the transformation of medicine from reactive sick care to proactive health preservation. eu.

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Proceeds from this book will benefit the campaign to fund the Franca Sozzani Chair in Preventive Genomics at Harvard Medical School in order to support research that is accelerating the transformation of medicine from reactive sick care to proactive health preservation. eu.

Assouline.com