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Exclusive: Piera Aiello, who had to run for office anonymously due to mafia threats, poses for pictures for first time since 1993
Despite the election result, the economy and stock market will do better than feared
Italy’s finance minister has canceled a planned meeting in Paris with his French counterpart after the two countries clashed over Italy’s decision to refuse entry to a migrant rescue ship.
Victoria Gatopoulos is half Italian. Her great grandparents immigrated from Italy. Her mother grew up in an Italian-American family in Brooklyn.
You might think that a woman who has faced repeated rape and death threats would be ready to give up on men. But in the case of Italian politician Laura Boldrini, the abuse has had the exact opposite effect.
At War For Love is one of a range of Italian films on show at the Cinema Italiano film festival, which kicks off its national tour in Christchurch on Wednesday at Academy Gold cinema, at The Colombo.
The spread between Italian and German 10-year borrowing costs narrowed on Tuesday as positive news from a summit between North Korea and the United States followed reassuring comments from Italy’s new economy minister.
A charity looking after 629 rescued migrants on a ship stranded off Malta says two Italian vessels will help take them to the Spanish port of Valencia.
Italian industrial production declined far more than expected in April, adding to signs of a slowdown in economic growth just as the new government tries to reassure investors on the country’s outlook.
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Italy in NY Calendar
In this collection of thirty-nine images, photojournalist Martha Cooper, well-known for her work on graffiti and the early days of hip-hop, documents Italian American vernacular expressive culture in 1980s Brooklyn. Digitized from their original slide formats and newly printed, the photographs depict, among other things, Williamsburg's annual giglio feast, the Manteo Sicilian marionette theater, yard shrines and sidewalk altars.This is the first exhibit of Cooper's extensive earlier Italian American oeuvre.
Exhibition opening: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 6:00 pm
This exhibition is in collaboration with City Lore, a nonprofit art organization dedicated to New York City's vibrant folk arts.
Some of today's most celebrated artists, including Michelangelo Pistoletto, reinterpret Plato's impact on contemporary world through sculptures, paintings, drawings, and large-scale installations. Organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum.
The first exhibition of its kind in the United States, Sharing Images: Renaissance Prints into Maiolica and Bronze, brings together some 90 objects to highlight the impact of Renaissance prints on maiolica and bronze plaquettes. Accompanied by a publication that provides a comprehensive introduction to different aspects of the phenomenon—from the role of 15th-century prints and the rediscovery of classical art to the importance of illustrated books and the artistic exchanges between Italy and northern Europe—Sharing Images will be on view on the ground floor of the West Building from April 1 through August 5, 2018.
Assembled entirely from LACMA’s permanent collection, this exhibition reveals the depth of Rome’s impact from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, before rising individualism, internationalism, and the optimistic equilibrium between secular and religious forces caused the city’s ultimate marginalization. Organized by LACMA
Info at www.lacma.org
For this first major presentation of the subject in the United States, some 100 rare chiaroscuro woodcuts from the Italian Renaissance will be brought together alongside related drawings, engravings, and sculpture. Its accompanying catalogue, published with the participation of the Institute, offers a fresh perspective on the remarkable art of the chiaroscuro woodcut.
Organized by LACMA in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Info at www.lacma.org