Written by CIMA 2018–2019 intern, Nicole Boyd
The early 2000s were pivotal years for Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu. During this time the couple – already longtime partners in life, as well as in art collecting – relocated to Rome for a year and fell head over heels for the Italian avant-garde movement known as…
Marisa Merz’s Great Sky
The Met pays homage to over fifty years of the artist’s activity: from the works of the mid-Sixties, biomorphic sculptures in metal sheet and fragile weavings with nylon thread and copper wire, to the most recent production of sculptures and paintings, in which angels and sexless faces have the power of ancient icons.
Arte Povera Comes to the US: Germano Celant at the Center for Italian Modern Art
On Friday October 21, 2016, as one of the inaugural programs of the Center for Italian Modern Art’s new season dedicated to the modern master Giorgio de Chirico and leading conceptual artist Giulio Paolini, CIMA welcomed the renowned art historian and curator Germano Celant in conversation with MoMA curator Christian Rattemeyer. In front of a full house, Celant and Rattemeyer engaged in an impressive conversation moderated by CIMA 2016-17 Fellow Maria Bremer, interlacing two different generations’ curatorial perspectives.
Marisa Merz: A Subversive Poetry
The Gladstone Gallery is currently showing eleven works of the Italian artist Marisa Merz (born in Turin, 1926) until this Saturday, February 20
Italian Modern Art is Having a Moment
Has there ever been so much Italian modern and contemporary art on view in New York City? A look at what’s on in galleries and museums around town.