It’s the love for its metropolis that has led Fendi to proceed with its dedication to the restoration initiatives of various monuments in Rome. Its relationship with the world of artwork and tradition is a historic hyperlink made from values resembling innovation, custom, creativity and Italian tradition, which through the years has been strengthened thanks to those sponsorship tasks aimed toward supporting and exporting Italian artwork and tradition on this planet.
That is how Fendi, along with the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo, current the guide Il Tempio di Venere e Roma, whose pages mirror the completion of the restoration and enchancment of the Temple of Venus and Rome with pictures taken by Stefano Castellani.
Its uncooked canvas cowl with bronze laminated graphics references the colors of the monument. It additionally comprises pictures from the Fendi Couture trend present held within the Venus cell in July 2019. The guide is introduced by: Dario Franceschini — Minister of Tradition, Alfonsina Russo — director of the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo, and Silvia Venturini Fendi — inventive director of equipment and menswear at Fendi.
The restoration plan started in September 2020 and was accomplished in July 2021. The working relationship that emerged between the Parco and Fendi made it doable to realize all of the deliberate targets, regardless of the difficulties attributable to the pandemic.
“At present, I’m delighted to work hand in hand with the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo within the restoration of the Temple of Venus and Rome, a web site that holds particular reminiscences for me and plenty of others all over the world. The Palatine Hill and its environment lie on the very coronary heart of our Roman mythology: It’s the non secular birthplace of our metropolis and a web site of nice historic significance. You’ll be able to really feel it within the air, and when the solar units on the Temple of Venus and Rome on the sting of Velia Hill at evening, there’s a second when time stands nonetheless and the excitement of contemporary life fades into the background,” says designer Silvia Venturini Fendi.
With an modern transformation, the Temple of Venus and Rome turns into an distinctive building because of its authentic architectural design that mixes Hellenistic proportions and spatiality with Roman city and building methods. As well as, it stands out for the richness of the architectural decorations, the contrasts of colors and the symphony of marble on the ground surfaces. The partitions housed marble statues, whereas within the apses the large cult statues of the divinities stand out.
The rays of sunshine, which alternate heat and chilly tones on the totally different surfaces, define the previous partitions and present the volumes of the cells of the Goddesses, demonstrating how mild might be an instrument of communication of the restorations carried out.
Because of Fendi, the biggest temple of historical Rome is lastly opening to the general public in its entirety, and the Parco Archeologico del Colosseo is proud to return a chunk of historical splendour to the everlasting and wondrous metropolis.
This text first appeared on L’Officiel Singapore.
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