Networks, Museums and Collections: Surrealism in the United States
(November 27-29, 2017)
A Conference Report by Alice Ensabella and Anne Foucault
Dr. Alice Ensabella is a current fellow at the Center for Italian Modern Art; Anne Foucault is a PhD candidate in Contemporary Art History, Université de Paris Nanterre, Paris
This fall marks the 50th anniversary of Arte Povera, the movement coined by critic and curator Germano Celant — in connection originally with a group show he organized at the Galleria La Bertesca in Genoa in 1967. It came to define a loose group of artists making process-oriented art out of nontraditional materials and mediums…
CIMA intern Agata Jenkin interviews the fellows now at CIMA for the 2017-18 season devoted to ALBERTO SAVINIO: Serena Alessi, Elena Salza, and Giulia Tulino.
Each year CIMA’s fellows select a work in the exhibition and prepare a short video about it. Below are four videos highlighting works in the Giorgio de Chirico – Giulio Paolini / Giulio Paolini – Giorgio de Chirico exhibition. You can enjoy some of the videos from past seasons (on Fortunato Depero, Medardo Rosso, or Giorgio…
We are excited to welcome our two new Spring Fellows—Sophia Farmer and Fabio Cafagna—to CIMA, as part of our Giorgio de Chirico and Giulio Paolini season. They join Maria Bremer and Giovanni Casini, who have been here since September.
The Center for Italian Modern Art is working on a special project to bring new life to the 1927 book, Depero Futurista, a landmark of graphic design and avant-garde bookmaking, created by the Italian Futurist Fortunato Depero (1892-1960).
Each year CIMA’s fellows select a favorite work from the exhibition and prepare a short video presentation. Enjoy these Giorgio Morandi videos!
On October 30, 2014, the Center for Italian Modern Art held the first program of its Medardo Rosso season: a symposium exploring Rosso’s approach to serial sculpture, focused on the Bambino ebreo.
Tacita Dean spoke with Massimiliano Gioni about her work, which is on view at CIMA as part of the Giorgio Morandi exhibition, in an event celebrating her new book, Buon Fresco. She currently has a large show at the Marian Goodman Gallery in New York, until April 23.
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).