A month of research between Treviso and the countryside of Parma.
A REPORT FROM CIVITELLA RANIERI BY FELLOW ELOISA MORRA
“Life never gets boring at Civitella Ranieri: what makes it different from other residences is the balance between time spent working and social activities.” A report on her residency from CIMA-Civitella Fellow Eloisa Morra.
SoHo Arts Network Field Trip to the Hudson Valley
CIMA Summer Intern Celia Karpatkin reports on the SoHo Arts Network’s outing last week to the Hudson Valley to see Dia:Beacon and Magazzino Italian Art.
On July 23, 2018, CIMA was overjoyed to join the Soho Arts Network on private tours of Dia:Beacon and Magazzino Italian Art. Dia Art Foundation was founded in…
CIMA Travel Fellow Valeria Federici reports from Forte Prenestino in Rome
CIMA Travel Fellow Valeria Federici describes the making of Forte Prenestino—a former military fort in Rome—into a site for art and activism. This research forms part of her PhD dissertation for Brown University.
CIMA visits ANOTHER SPACE in Chelsea
On Feb. 15th the CIMA family was warmly invited to ANOTHERSPACE, a not-for-profit program founded by art historian and collector Estrellita B. Brodsky as part of the activities of the Daniel and Estrellita B. Brodsky Family Foundation, to broaden international awareness and appreciation of art from Latin America.
CIMA Travel Fellow Silvia Bottinelli at the MART Museum
The Archive of the 20th century (Archivio del ’900) at the Mart Museum (Rovereto) offers insight into a range of subjects related to modern and contemporary Italian art. In addition to Futurism, Architecture, and Critical History, the collections include an impressive selection of materials related to Visual Poetry. During my research sessions at the Mart archives, I explored the latter topic in particular, by viewing sources by or about Enrico Baj, Mirella Bentivoglio, Maria Lai, Ketty La Rocca, Lucia Marcucci, Stelio Maria Martini, Lamberto Pignotti and others. The aforementioned artists paid attention to the domestic realm, which is the subject of my book manuscript in progress.
Giorgio de Chirico in New York
As we approach the last days of the Giorgio de Chirico – Giulio Paolini exhibition season, CIMA 2016-17 Fellow Sophia Farmer takes a look at where else in New York City you can see paintings by Giorgio de Chirico.
In 1936, Giorgio de Chirico headed for New York City, but he had been dreaming of the…
Francis Picabia Reconsidered at MoMA
The protean nature of Francis Picabia’s art is well explored in MoMA’s impressive survey, which is organized chronologically and includes all the major bodies of work that Picabia produced in his career: Impressionist, Cubist, Dadaist, Surrealist, kitschy Figurative, Abstract. The subtitle of the show, “our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction,” hints at the circularity and the extraordinary creativity of Picabia’s oeuvre.
CIMA Interns Discover a Renaissance in SoHo
One of the benefits of an internship at the Center for Italian Modern Art is immediate access to SoHo, – CIMA’s Summer 2016 Interns review a rebirth of the arts in this ever-changing neighborhood.
CIMA Travel Fellow Laura Moure Cecchini reports from the Wolfsonian
CIMA 2014 Travel Fellow Laura Moure Cecchini visits the Wolfsonian in Miami and explores its research library, which features rare books and periodicals, postcards, posters, and other ephemera.