THIS IS A GUEST POST BY CIMA 2016-17 TRAVEL FELLOW SILVIA BOTTINELLI.
Nestled within the spaces of the Santa Cristina Convent in Bologna, the Biblioteca delle Donne (The Women’s Library) is the most prominent Italian library devoted to gender studies and feminism.
Its rooms and collections occupy part of a historical building, which…
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.
On Friday October 21, 2016, as one of the inaugural programs of the Center for Italian Modern Art’s new season dedicated to the modern master Giorgio de Chirico and leading conceptual artist Giulio Paolini, CIMA welcomed the renowned art historian and curator Germano Celant in conversation with MoMA curator Christian Rattemeyer. In front of a full house, Celant and Rattemeyer engaged in an impressive conversation moderated by CIMA 2016-17 Fellow Maria Bremer, interlacing two different generations’ curatorial perspectives.
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).
One of the benefits of an internship at the Center for Italian Modern Art is immediate access to SoHo, – CIMA’s Summer 2016 Interns review a rebirth of the arts in this ever-changing neighborhood.
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.
Spring Fellow Nicol Mocchi visits “Munch and Expressionism”, an exhibition at The Neue Galerie that explores the mutual influence and intense dialogue between Edvard Munch (1863-1944) and the generation of German-Austrian artists from the early 20th century.
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.