CIMA 2014 Travel Fellow Laura Moure Cecchini visits the Wolfsonian in Miami and explores its research library, which features rare books and periodicals, postcards, posters, and other ephemera.
Luigi Ghirri, a land surveyor turned artist who was among the first in Italy to elevate color photography to the status of artistic expression is currently being shown at Matthew Marks.
The Center for Italian Modern Art recently celebrated the second anniversary of its opening to the public, with a special evening featuring a “culinary intervention” by Chef Turi Scalora and an in-depth-look at Giorgio Morandi’s double-sided painting, Cactus and Self-Portrait (1919/1917).
Last week the New York Studio School hosted members of the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) for an interesting talk on Giorgio Morandi. Laura Mattioli, the founder and president of CIMA, fascinated audience members with her memories about the artist and some personal anecdotes about the friendship between Morandi and her father, Gianni Mattioli, an important collector of modern art.