To commemorate the centenary of stylist Zuzu Angel (she was born on 06/05/1921 and was murdered in 1976), Itaú Cultural transformed the exhibition “Ocupação Zuzu“, which took place physically in 2014, into a large virtual tour with the right to new content , as an entry in the Itaú Cultural Encyclopedia.
Saturday, June 5, 2021
To commemorate Zuzu Angel's centenary, the Curvelo City Hall, through the Municipal Department of Culture, Sport, Leisure and Tourism, will organize, between June 5 and 30, the open-air exhibition “100 years of sewing with Zuzu”. The event with an area of ??332 m² will be set up at Praça Central do Brasil and will be open to the public, respecting all the rules of social distance and care against the new coronavirus. The exhibition, a tribute from the people of Curves, allows, even in a scenario of uncertainty caused by the pandemic, to publicize the stylist's work – internationally recognized for her pioneering work in Brazilian fashion. With large and colorful images, mostly from the Zuzu Angel Institute (RJ), the exhibition brings together the artist's work and facts. Photographs, exclusive prints used in clothes designed by her, sketches, images of fashion shows made in New York and Rio de Janeiro, models from the Institute's collection, photos and letters will be printed on large canvases, more than 6 meters high. the search for her son killed by the dictatorship and other facts of the stylist's life. Zuzu Angel Zuzu Angel, born in Curvelo (06/05/1921), was a Brazilian stylist, with a prominent role during the military period. It used references from Brazilian identity both to publicize the demands of women in the 60s and 70s and to denounce the events in Brazil. Partnership The Curvelo City Hall has a partnership with the Zuzu Angel Institute, which provided photos of its collection, and the Dedo de Gente Cooperative, which made two structures of angels that will be covered with LED hose. 100 years of sewing with Zuzu Date: 06/05/21 to 06/30/21 Location: Central do Brasil Square
No próprio sábado, será inaugurada em Curvelo, cidade natal de Zuzu, em Praça Pública, uma grande exposição ao ar livre, contando sua história, através de imagens do arquivo pessoal e da sua moda. A curadoria é do Ivan Penna,