Student Night at CIMA

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,…

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Framing Words and Drawings

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…

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An Evening with Gerard Malanga

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…

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Ciao Richard

In memory of Richard Nonas (3 January, 1936–11 May, 2021).


In my experience all sculptors fall into two categories in relation to photography: there are some that photograph their work as documentation, and…

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What do you find most interesting about Art History?

I have always been drawn to the ways in which works of art relate to their social context of production. Specifically, how artists negotiate, question, and reimagine particular structures of society alongside their underlying power dynamics and political ideologies through medium, subject matter, and…

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Members only tour of Giuseppe Penone at Marian Goodman Gallery

Written by CIMA’s Spring 2021 intern, Clara Apostolatos.

Marian Goodman Gallery is currently exhibiting a series of canvases, drawings, and sculptures by Turin-based Giuseppe Penone (born 1947, Garessio, Italy), a prolific multimedia artist with a career spanning over four decades. On the afternoon of April 8th, 2021, CIMA members were given a walking tour of…

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