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Artist Larissa Watson allegedly left several hotels and restaurants without paying during Italian holiday lasting months
Piera Aiello is hardly unknown. She wrote a popular autobiography in 2012 and was elected to Italy's Parliament in March, winning 52 percent of the vote in her Sicilian constituency as a candidate of the populist Five Star Movement.
Two prominent North End restaurateurs, Frank DePasquale and Nick Varano, are teaming up to run an Italian restaurant at Encore Boston Harbor, the $2.5 billion Everett gambling resort scheduled to open next June.
An Italian man has been condemned for taking a selfie on a railway platform where a woman had just been hit by a train.
European Union ministers searched in vain on Tuesday for a compromise on immigration reform, overshadowed by a new hardline government in Rome which has declared Italy will no longer be the continent’s “refugee camp”.
Italian bonds and stocks dropped as the country’s new government continued to unnerve investors and European Central Bank policy makers flagged the prospect of talks to end its debt-buying program.
A 420-year-old church in Italy's north narrowly avoided being crushed by a rock fall which shrouded the town in a thick dust cloud.
A town near Rome, hit hard by poverty and rise of organised crime, has come under the spotlight with Pope Francis' visit.
Italy's new populist government, made up of a coalition of relative political newcomers, will face its first test Tuesday.
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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