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  • Giovanni Battista Moroni, Portrait of a Young Woman, ca. 1575. Photo: Michael Bodycomb
    Giovanni Battista Moroni (b. 1520-24; d. 1579-80) painted his sitters exactly as they appeared before him - no artistic or idealized filters applied. The Frick Collection is the first museum in North America to present a major exhibition devoted to the 16th-century artist famous for his naturalistic portraits but almost unknown in the US.
  • Sandro Botticelli (Italian, 1444 or 1445-1510), The Story of Lucretia, 1499-1500. Credit: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
    After having being separated for hundreds of years, two iconic, Renaissance paintings by artist Sandro Botticelli have been reunited, first in Italy and now in Boston at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. They are "The Tragedy of Lucretia,” purchased in 1894 by Isabella Stewart Gardner and first Botticelli to land on US soil, and “The Story of Virginia,” from the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo. They are the core of a new exhibit in the Gardner Museum's Hostetter Gallery (in the new wing), "Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes," through May 19.
  • Portrait of Anna Magnani rediscovered
    Great new masters of art, photography, architecture and design, monographic exhibitions. After bravity, a new project for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing 2018, a year of growth: ticket sales up +11%, 917 educational activities for over 23,000 participants, 70 new works added to the collections new opportunities for visitors in 2019: “mini” and “last hour” tickets at €5.00 for a museum that is ever more welcoming, accessible and open to the city and the world
  • The Labyrinth of the Masone is a cultural park built near Fontanelle, in the province of Parma
    If you are in the mood to get lost in beauty, there is a place in Italy where you can do that. It’s called Labirinto della Masone.
  • Maria Sole Tognazzi e suo padre Ugo Tognazzi
    In omaggio all'attore una retrospettiva al Museum of Modern Art di New York dal titolo "Ugo Tognazzi: Tragedies of a Ridiculous Man", dal 5 al 30 dicembre 2018 . La figlia Maria Sole Tognazzi ha raccontato vita, curiosità e aneddoti sul grande artista all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York
  • Dining in & out: From Eataly Magazine
    Eataly Magazine(December 02, 2018)
    In Italian, cappuccino literally means "little hood." Legend has it that the popular drink gets its name from the Capuchin friars, who wore hooded robes. Their humble attire had a distinctive reddish-brown color – a similar hue that espresso takes when milk is added to it. While nobody knows who came up with this name, one thing is certain: the Capuchin monks.
  • Giorgio Spanu, Nancy Olnick, Ilaria Bernardi, Massimo Bartolini
    The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. hosted a conversation on new trends in Italian Art. The panel, New Directions: Italian Contemporary Art in the United States, featured curator Ilaria Bernardi and artist Massimo Bartolini, along with Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu, co-founders of Magazzino Italian Art, a museum in the Hudson Valley dedicated to Post-war and Contemporary Italian Art
  • Giorgio Morandi, Natura Morta, 1918
    The Center of Italian Modern Art is a non-profit exhibition and research center that opened its graceful and airy SoHo loft in the beginning of 2014. For its 2018-19 academic year CIMA presents “Metaphysical Masterpieces 1916-1920: Morandi, Sironi, and Carrà,” in collaboration with Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan.

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