CIMA as ‘incubator for museums’

Written by CIMA spring intern, Elisa Pellegrini

Laura Mattioli, the president of CIMA, decided to open this space in SoHo to promote public appreciation and advance the study of modern and contemporary Italian art in the United States and internationally. Laura believes that twentieth century Italian art is too little known outside Italy, and that…

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CIMA’s Spring 2019 fellows

After introducing our spring interns, we would like to take a moment for Caterina Caputo, and Carlotta Castellani, our Spring 2019 fellows, to introduce themselves. Also staying with us through May is Erica Bernardi, extending her fellowship from winter 2018 into spring 2019.


– What is your favorite artwork from the Metaphysical Masterpieces show at…

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CIMA’s 2019 Spring Interns

Read on to learn about our new interns for the season. Nicole Boyd (Fall-Spring intern) and Jiayi Gu (Fall-Spring intern) will be staying through the end of our exhibition. Meet Scott Fischbein, Elisa Pellegrini, and Marta Rossena .

How did you first become interested in art history?
I’m from NYC and my parents are big art lovers,…

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A tour of Andy Warhol’s ‘Shadows’ with Neil Printz and Jessica Morgan

Written by Joanna Zotti, CIMA fall 2018 intern.

On December 4th, 2018, CIMA members, fellows, and staff were warmly welcomed for a private morning tour of the Dia Art Foundation’s exhibition dedicated to Andy Warhol: Shadows, displayed at a specially built-out gallery space at Calvin Klein, Inc.’s headquarters (205 West 39th street, in Manhattan). The…

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CIMA Members Explored New Definitions of Neorealism at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery

Written by CIMA fall intern Nicole Boyd.

For audiences in Italy and the US alike, the term “neorealism” most often brings to mind cinematic masterpieces, affecting films of the mid-twentieth century – such as Roberto Rosselini’s Roma città aperta (Rome, Open City) and Vittorio de Sica’s Ladri di biciclette (Bicycle Thieves) – that portray…

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