The Soho Arts Network was born with the mission “to support Soho’s creative history and growing artistic community.” It was initiated by CIMA to combat the misperception that Soho has “lost” its artistic community, by providing a platform for creative collaborations among institutions. Erica Cecilia Blume, CIMA summer intern, took the time to explore some of these spaces.
CIMA Travel Fellow Laura Moure Cecchini, a current PhD candidate at Duke University, reports on her dissertation research at the National Central Achive or Archivio Centrale dello Stato (ACS) in Rome.
Featuring works by the American post-pop artist Rob Pruitt, the long-term exhibition Rob Pruitt 50th Birthday Bash opened to the public on May 10th, concurrent with the artist’s birthday month, bringing together artworks from the Brant collection as well as loans from Gavin Brown’s Enterprise.
New York, a celebrated capital of contemporary culture, also hosted two remarkable World’s Fairs during the 20th century, in 1939-40 and in 1964-65, which especially outside of the United States are not well known yet. In 1939-40, on the eve of World War II, Fascist Italy took part in that event dominated by the celebration of the American Way.
A look at the collector Lydia Winston Malbin, her connection with Medardo Rosso, the Il Milione Gallery in Milan, and Alfred Barr Jr. and Margaret Scolari Barr.
Watch the video below to learn more about one of Medardo Rosso’s most interesting pieces from CIMA spring fellow Ilaria M. P. Barzaghi. The video is about one of the earliest works by Medardo Rosso currently on view at CIMA Center for Italian Modern Art.
Edgar Degas and Medardo Rosso, who were good friends, were both passionate about horse-racing.
In honor of the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes, CIMA has a new video out about Medardo Rosso’s sculpture, The Bookmaker
Medardo Rosso was ahead of his time, and he knew it. He was a photographer himself, because he knew that professional photographers weren’t able to properly see his work, to understand and represent it.
How a master of postwar art (Jasper Johns), a key critic (Max Kozloff), and a sculptor crucial to the development of modern art (Medardo Rosso) could meet
The Archives of American Art has become a key repository for CIMA fellows. Although focused on American art, it turns out to be a tremendous resource for scholars investigating the entry and impact of Italian art in the US in the twentieth century. Here CIMA Fellow Chiara Fabi shares her experiences with the AAA.