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Art & Culture
A glorious revival for the Italian artist. In conjunction with the exhibition at the Frick Collection and the showing at the Italian Cultural Institute, the Consul General of Italy showcases the photographic exhibition, “Antonio Canova,” by Fabio Zonta.
Coincidentally, with the exhibition at the Frick Collection of Canova’s plaster model of the George Washington Statue and the photographic show at the Consulate General of Italy "Antonio Canova," by Fabio Zonta, the Italian Cultural Institute in New York presents another face of the Italian artist identity; 16 rare tempera paintings. We talked about it with the Director of the Institute Giorgio Van Straten. The exhibition "Canova e la Danza" will be on until June 28th.
The genius of the Italian Neoclassical sculptor finds a new renaissance in the US thanks to the cooperation of three exceptional New York City institutions. On the occasion of the unveiling of a full-size plaster copy of the original sculptor of George Washington displayed at the Frick Collection, the Italian Cultural Institute is showing a rare collection of Canova’s tempera paintings capturing mythical dancing figures. At the same time, the Consulate General of Italy hosts the photographic exhibition, "Antonio Canova," by Fabio Zonta.
An art exhibit that explores the depths of human perception and the many perspectives of the human mind as well as the human body. Interested in learning more? Alberto Giacometti, infamous 20th century modern artist, has his artwork displayed at the Guggenheim for the public to examine and be captivated by the art created by an imaginative spirit until Sept. 12
A new generation of directors and actors bring to the screen stories that were unthinkable just years ago and which now are appealing to both the public and critics. The results of this renaissance for Italian filmmaking were evident at the 71st edition of the Cannes International Film Festival. Cinecittà is proud to announce the success of Italian films worldwide and the arrival of Open Roads: New Italian Cinema film festival in New York City May 31.
Italy will participate this week at the NAFSA Association of International Educators education fair in the US. Thanks to the support of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation a special video was prepared for this occasion. You will follow John and Li in their journey. Visit the Italian pavilion!
Italy will be present at the first edition of the New York Rights Fair that opens its doors on May 30th 2018 at the Metropolitan Pavilion.
Inserra Endowed Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, Montclair State University is pleased to announce the 2018 edition of the Summer Italian Intensive Course for College Credit.
Among the free apps available for Android devices on Google Play and iOS on App Store comes italiAmo, an Italian culture and language course (level A1 level) to discover the beauty of Italy and to promote the excellence of Made in Italy. The app created by MAECI (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation) in collaboration with IED-European Institute of Design and Ovosodo.
In collaboration with Istituto Luce Cinecittà, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is presenting Open Roads: New Italian Cinema. Showcasing a wide variety of genres, this film festival will be screening Italian contemporary films, along with exciting question and answer sessions with directors and actors from May 31- June 6.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has created a platform entirely dedicated to teaching Italian language and promoting Italian culture abroad, which can be enjoyed by anyone who needs or wants to learn Italian, or even just wants to enhance it.
0n May 2, 2019, Italy and the world honor the day, 500 years ago, when Leonardo da Vinci died. A host of exhibitions offered in Italy will last much of the year.
“Caravaggio-The Soul and the Blood” is making its West Coast premiere in Los Angeles. The film, produced by Sky Art Cinema and Magnitudo Film, tells the story of the famous, Italian Baroque painter Caravaggio and his works. This event was organized by the IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with Sky.