Each year CIMA’s fellows select a favorite work from the exhibition and prepare a short video presentation. Enjoy these Giorgio Morandi videos!
Tacita Dean spoke with Massimiliano Gioni about her work, which is on view at CIMA as part of the Giorgio Morandi exhibition, in an event celebrating her new book, Buon Fresco. She currently has a large show at the Marian Goodman Gallery in New York, until April 23.
The Center for Italian Modern Art recently celebrated the second anniversary of its opening to the public, with a special evening featuring a “culinary intervention” by Chef Turi Scalora and an in-depth-look at Giorgio Morandi’s double-sided painting, Cactus and Self-Portrait (1919/1917).
Last week the New York Studio School hosted members of the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) for an interesting talk on Giorgio Morandi. Laura Mattioli, the founder and president of CIMA, fascinated audience members with her memories about the artist and some personal anecdotes about the friendship between Morandi and her father, Gianni Mattioli, an important collector of modern art.
The Center for Italian Modern Art selected Giorgio Morandi’s Still Life, one of the masterpieces in the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Rome, to be part of its Giorgio Morandi exhibition this season. We are pleased to have received an essay written about the work from one of the experts at the museum, Maria Catalano.
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Last month the American photographer Joel Meyerowitz captivated visitors to CIMA with a talk on his most recent project, Morandi’s Objects. A selection from this series is on view currently at CIMA in connection with the Giorgio Morandi installation.
On Monday evening the Center for Italian Modern Art launched its inaugural and much anticipated “Drawing Night.” In collaboration with the New York Studio School (NYSS), CIMA opened its exhibition space to artists and students to draw inspiration from Giorgio Morandi’s works. Supplies for the evening were generously donated by the storied Italian paper-making company, Fabriano.
The second season at the Center for Italian Modern Art on Medardo Rosso is concluding this weekend. Here is an overview of CIMA’s second year.