The Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York is hosting the first American retrospective of the work of László Moholy-Nagy. More than a debut, the exhibition marks a long-awaited return of the artist to the exhibition halls of the museum. Moholy-Nagy was one of the first artists to be collected and exhibited in what was originally called the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, thanks to the vision of Hilla Rebay, Solomon R. Guggenheim’s artistic advisor.
On the centenary of the birth of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915-1995), professor Emily Braun, a member of the advisory committee of the Center for Italian Modern Art, guest curates an overdue and overwhelming retrospective exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.
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.
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.
What better idea than that of exposing in our New York City blog of CIMA two paintings by Fortunato Depero that underscore the vivacity and the dynamism of the metropolis. One currently exhibited in the exhibition, Reconstructing the Universe: Italian Futurism 1909-1944 at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Fig. 1: Grattacieli e tunnel [Skyscrapers and Tunnel]),…