Fabio Mauri Study Day

09 May 2014 / 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Center for Italian Modern Art is pleased to present a Study Day dedicated to postwar Italian avant-garde artist, Fabio Mauri (1926-2009). The program will examine varied aspects of Mauri’s wide-ranging artistic career and will also include the recreation of one of Mauri’s performances.

 

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Welcome
Heather Ewing, Executive Director, Center for Italian Modern Art

Introduction: Fabio Mauri and Fortunato Depero at CIMA
Laura Mattioli, President and Founder, Center for Italian Modern Art

 

Session 1

Theaters of Memory: A Context for Mauri

Norman Kleeblatt – Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator, The Jewish Museum, New York

 

Mauri and Art and Politics in Italy in the 1960s and ‘70s

Fabio Belloni – Fellow, The Center for Italian Modern Art

 

“Language is War”: Word and/versus Image in Fabio Mauri

Andrea Cortellessa – Università degli Studi Roma Tre

 

Discussion with Carlos Basualdo, respondent
Curator of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

 

Performance: Fabio Mauri’s L’Espressionista (1982) Luca Pignagnoli, actor

 

Session 2

Mauri and Other Screen Practices

Riccardo Venturi – Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris

 

Uncle Fabio: Prehistory as History

Sebastiano Mauri – Studio Fabio Mauri, Rome Discussion with Carlos Basualdo, respondent

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