Tracing the origins of the tarot – Dior 2021

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Roger S. Wieck, Department Head of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and curator at The Morgan Library in New York, relates the story of the Visconti-Sforza tarot, the deck that served as the primary inspiration for Dior Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2021 by Maria Grazia Chiuri. Bearing the name of two of Milan’s most noble families, it was commissioned in the mid-15th century as a display of prestige, and its misassociation with the esoteric only arose centuries later. Exquisitely painted and colored, it was pioneering in its balanced inclusion of female figures.

Take your front-row seat and experience the Dior Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2021 collection by Maria Grazia Chiuri in real time!

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