Ottavio Missoni

February 21, 2013

Ottavio Missoni was an Italian artist and fashion designer, best known as a founder of fashion label Missoni. He was also an athlete, competing in the 1948 Summer Olympics - 400 meters hurdles.

Featured image: Ottavio Missoni - No. 1, Hexagons, ca. 1980 (detail). Woolen Tapestry. 67 × 114 in. 170.2 × 289.6 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy RoGallery