Written by Daniel Lowe, CIMA’s Summer-Fall 2021 Intern.
On Monday, August 30, 2021, CIMA members were treated to a group visit to the Jewish Museum to view the “Louise Bourgeois, Freud’s Daughter” exhibition, curated by Philip Larratt-Smith. The exhibition unpacks Bourgeois’ relationship with freudian psychological theories by tapping into the childhood trauma that encumbered Bourgeois…Continue reading >>
Written by Daniel Lowe, CIMA’s Summer-Fall 2021 intern.
Yesterday CIMA and Elizabeth Street Garden were delighted to host the final instalment of Beyond the Canvas: Schifano and Film, in collaboration with the Cineteca Nazionale.
As our guests started to arrive, the impending rain came ever closer to the bucolic garden rendering the air heavy and…Continue reading >>
Written by CIMA’s interns, Gizelle Greeley-Winter, Daniel Lowe & Clara Apostolatos.
Last night, CIMA celebrated the end of summer internships across the five Burroughs by hosting a special evening event open to all interns of artistic and cultural institutions!
Interns from the MET Museum, the Noguchi Museum, Shin Gallery, and other cultural institutions…Continue reading >>
The Italian publisher, translator and writer Roberto Calasso passed away on July 28 in Milan at the age of 80, a day before his two new books “Bobi” and “Memè Scianca” were released.
Known…Continue reading >>
July 29th is national intern appreciation day, an opportunity to recognize all the work interns do for businesses across America. CIMA holds seasonal internships for current and recently graduated students to gain first-hand experience working in a nonprofit exhibition and research center. Here at CIMA, we are extremely grateful for all the work our interns…Continue reading >>
Written by Daniel Lowe, CIMA’s Summer-Fall 2021 Intern
Art met arcadia last night as CIMA once again teamed up with Elizabeth Street Garden to host a screening of the 1964 film Round Trip, by Mario Schifano. The event, officially titled “Beyond the Canvas: Schifano and Film”, highlighted Mario Schifano’s artistic activities beyond painting and drawing by showing…Continue reading >>
Written by CIMA’s Spring 2021 Intern Clara Apostolatos.
Last night, CIMA celebrated the end of summer session courses with a special evening event open to all university students in the city. Students from Columbia, Cooper Union, CUNY, NYU, Pace, Parsons, SUNY, SVA and more were invited to join us for a night of Italian art,…Continue reading >>
Written by CIMA’s Spring 2021 Intern, Clara Apostolatos.
On the east wing of our gallery space hangs a suite of 17 drawings made by Frank O’Hara and Mario Schifano, the Italian artist at the center of our current exhibit “Facing America: Mario Schifano, 1960-65”. The series was realized in the spring of 1964, brought back…Continue reading >>
How did you first become interested in Art History?
I grew up in a very artistic family, my Italian grandmother was an artist who went to the Accademia di Brera for scenography. Both of my aunts on my mother’s side are also artists. I spend my summers in the art-drenched hills of Tuscany, which certainly…Continue reading >>
Written by CIMA’s Summer 2021 Intern, Gizelle Greeley Winter.
On Wednesday, June 23rd, CIMA hosted its first in-person event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic: an interview with poet, photographer, and filmmaker Gerard Malanga, which segued into a reading and book signing of his latest poetry collection The New Mélancholia (published in March of…Continue reading >>