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  • 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.
  • Monica Vitti in Red Desert (Deserto Rosso)
    The MoMa is celebrating the groundbreaking work of Italian director and screenwriter Michelangelo Antonioni with a retrospective of his films until Jan. 7. The exhibition is accompanied by the book My Antonioni, edited by Carlo Di Carlo, which was presented at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York City.
  • Alberto Savinio, I re magi (The Wise Men), 1929. Mart – Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto (c) 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS) / SIAE, Rome. Photo: Dario Lasagni
    The Center of Italian Modern Art (CIMA) puts ambitious effort towards bringing to international prominence the awe-inspiring yet under-recognized artist, Alberto Savinio. During one of their public programs, i-Italy had the chance to interview one of the most important art historians and critics of the postwar period in Italy, Renato Barilli, and discover the nature of Savinio’s relationship with his better known brother.
  • Depero and the Metropolis of New York, Museo del Novecento
    "New York New York: rediscovering America," an exciting new exhibition in Milan's Museo del Novecento and the Gallerie d'Italia in the Palazzo di Scala, encompassing a variety of Italian masterpieces and their personal depiction of modern New York City and the United States.
  • Events: Reports
    Mila Tenaglia(October 02, 2014)
    On Thursday, October 2, the Italian Culture Institute in New York introduces “The Macchiaioli,” an exhibit curated by Marco Bertoli. Twenty masterpieces coming from the private Italian collection to New York for the first time include: Giovanni Fattori, Silvestro Lega, Telemaco Signorini and other big influential avant-garde artists that are most important to the Italian paintings of the 1800s.
  • Art & Culture
    Joey Skee(December 23, 2008)
    Sixty-six years ago, the Museum of Modern Art exhibited a Sicilian-American bootblack’s decorated shoeshine kit, contributing to the museum director’s eventual dismissal.