The exhibition titled “Painting in Italy 1910s-1950s: Futurism, Abstraction, Concrete Art,” presents works of Italian abstract art, bringing together fifty years of history over two floors.
The Milan Triennale Library and Archives, known as the Biblioteca del Progetto, is exactly what you might expect of a space situated in an iconic cultural institute devoted to art and design. It is a wonderful place for visitors that have wandered off course from the main Triennale’s exhibition route and especially for scholars, like Teresa KIttler, to peruse as they wait for documents to arrive.
This year, for the twelfth edition of Open House New York, the event that opens the doors of hundreds of New York’s most architecturally and culturally significant spaces, with guided tours, lectures and performances, the Italian Center for Modern Art welcomed over 350 visitors.
The Italian Maestro Giorgio Morandi is presented in a new light at CIMA. The exhibition focuses on the formative decade of the 1930s and presents rare works alongside contemporary artists Tacita Dean, Wolfgang Laib, Joel Meyerowitz, and Matthias Schaller.
Getting to know New York, unexpected city far beyond the stereotypes and the touristic brand, both cosmopolitan and American. Ilaria M.P. Barzaghi’s exploration of American Art and culture living in New York as research fellow at CIMA – Center for Italian Modern Art.
As the summer comes to an end, the Soho Arts Network is gearing up to introduce some exciting new shows and exhibitions that will be worth the trip downtown! Kathleen Farrell, Summer 2015 CIMA Intern, took the time during her time at the Center for Italian Modern Art to explore some of these arts spaces.
New York’s collections hold some of the rare examples of works that the Ukrainian-born sculptor Alexander Archipenko realized when he was in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century. CIMA 2014-15 fellow Ilaria Cicali went to discover these works in various museums and their collection storage sites.
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.
Summer Intern, Erica Blume, relates the ever-emotional process of de-installing a show as we end CIMA’s 2nd season on Medardo Rosso. Working closely with conservators, discoveries were made regarding the creative methods and techniques the artist used.