CIMA Center for Italian Modern Art

CIMA Center for Italian Modern Art CIMA is an exhibition and research center in NYC promoting Italian modern and contemporary art. Through June 13, 2020: MARINO MARINI: ARCADIAN NUDES.
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The Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) was established in 2013 as an exhibition and research center to bridge the cultural gap between Italy and the United States in the narratives of 20th century art and culture. Through annual exhibitions, multiple art historical fellowships awarded each year to international doctoral candidates, and a vast calendar of public initiatives, CIMA provides opportunities for the public and scholars alike to explore Italian masterpieces and consider the legacy and ongoing impact of this work on contemporary art and culture. Each year CIMA presents an installation in its SoHo loft dedicated to work rarely seen outside of Italy. The 2016-17 exhibition season focuses on Giorgio de Chirico, founder of Metaphysical art, and conceptual artist Giulio Paolini. For further information and the full calendar of programs: www.italianmodernart.org

Mission: The Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) was established in 2013 in New York City to promote the study and appreciation of modern and contemporary Italian art in the United States and internationally.

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"an online exhibition is encouraging anyone with a hunch regarding the whereabouts of van Gogh’s work to put forth their...
11/20/2020
Virtual Museum of Lost Art Asks Visitors to Help Track Down Missing Masterpieces

"an online exhibition is encouraging anyone with a hunch regarding the whereabouts of van Gogh’s work to put forth their own hunches. In “Missing Masterpieces,” on view through February 10, 2021, audiences can explore high-resolution images of 12 well-known artworks that were stolen or have simply vanished over the years. "

via Smithsonian Magazine

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/lost-art-monet-van-gogh-stolen-heist-180976328/

A new online exhibition revisits the fate of stolen or vanished paintings by the likes of van Gogh, Monet and Cézanne

"Although art museums and galleries have made some strides in diversifying their exhibitions in the last few years, show...
11/20/2020
Introducing the Black Painters Academy, a New School Dedicated to Black Art History

"Although art museums and galleries have made some strides in diversifying their exhibitions in the last few years, shows dedicated to Black painters are still the outlier. And encounters with their work are not the institutional norm, especially for those who did not receive an in-depth art education. What if that could change?

In response, Azikiwe Mohammed conceived of the Black Painters Academy, set to open early next year, as a school where aspiring painters can learn from the rich history of Black art. Classes will be entirely free of charge and open to students of all ages, young and old. He especially hopes to engage those who may not have access to painting classes or feel unwelcome in such spaces, including many people of color."

read more in Valentina Di Liscia's article for Hyperallergic

https://hyperallergic.com/601623/introducing-the-black-painters-academy-a-new-school-dedicated-to-black-art-history/

Azikiwe Mohammed observed that drop-in painting classes focused largely on white, Western artists. He’s working to create a free space that will shift the paradigm.

Many LES galleries will be open late this evening... If you are in NYC and want to brave the cold, check out this nifty ...
11/19/2020
November 19 - Third Thursday - Google My Maps

Many LES galleries will be open late this evening... If you are in NYC and want to brave the cold, check out this nifty map/list:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1RoDOHn67gspDlAvnC9YZmhA-UlIP-3FS&ll=40.71823067936588%2C-73.98970266806164&z=17&utm_source=New%20Museum&utm_campaign=dd243741eb-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_11_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6c3938a7e5-dd243741eb-409758625&mc_cid=dd243741eb&mc_eid=554971b70b

This coming Thursday, over 40 galleries on the Lower East Side will be open later to celebrate current exhibitions throughout the neighborhood.

"From this initial acquisition, the Met’s palatial Fifth Avenue collection grew to house thousands of objects, becoming ...
11/19/2020
Celebrating 150 Years of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

"From this initial acquisition, the Met’s palatial Fifth Avenue collection grew to house thousands of objects, becoming an internationally renowned trove of cultural heritage that attracts more than seven million visitors each year. Now, an exhibition titled “Making the Met: 1870–2020” commemorates the museum’s 150th birthday by charting its history—and the broader history of Western art collection—from the end of the American Civil War to the present day."

via Smithsonian Magazine

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/metropolitan-museum-art-celebrates-150-years-180976246/

An exhibition and a slate of virtual offerings commemorate the history of the iconic New York City institution

Opening tomorrow, November 20 at Dia: Beacon is a long-term exhibition on Mario Merz.  Featuring recent acquisitions, th...
11/19/2020

Opening tomorrow, November 20 at Dia: Beacon is a long-term exhibition on Mario Merz. Featuring recent acquisitions, the show includes Teatro cavallo (Horse Theater, 1967) and Tavola spirale (Spiral Table, 1982) alongside historical loans from collections in the United States and the Fondazione Merz in Turin. Using recycled organic and industrial materials, the artist developed a highly imaginative iconography and recast timeless forms, such as the igloo and table, in installations that envision the interdependency of individuals, society, and the natural environment. Spanning the late 1950s through the mid-1980s, the exhibition revisits Merz’s key forms and motifs, distinctive use of neon, and deployment of the Fibonacci sequence for the structure of his installations. This will be his first solo institutional presentation in the United States in years.

Merz was a central figure in the Arte Povera movement that emerged in Italy in the late 1960s. Formally related to Postminimalism in the United States and Mono-ha (School of Things) in Japan, Arte Povera challenged the traditional values placed on art objects by dissolving sculpture into performance. To this end, Merz pursued installations that are at once autonomous and open-ended, and employing widely varying materials like fruits, twigs, wax, tar, wire, and neon tubes, which at times spell out political aphorisms and at other times graft onto the architecture that hosts them.

For a press release of the show: https://www.diaart.org/about/press/dia-to-present-the-first-institutional-survey-of-mario-merz-in-the-united-states-in-over-30-years-opening-november-20-2020-at-dia-beacon/type/text

Pictured here: Mario Merz "Teatro-Cavallo" (Horse- Theater), 1967, neon and plastic tubing 250 by 300 by 50cm. (98 1/2 by 118 1/8 by 19 3/4 in.)

Trouble in Italy is not only due to the virus..."On Monday, Italy’s Stromboli volcano fired ash hundreds of feet into th...
11/19/2020
Watch This Recent Giant Eruption at Italy's Stromboli Volcano

Trouble in Italy is not only due to the virus...

"On Monday, Italy’s Stromboli volcano fired ash hundreds of feet into the air and launched a pyroclastic flow tumbling down its slope, according to Italy’s Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV)."

Smithsonian Magazine

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/large-eruption-italys-stromboli-volcano-180976325/

Stromboli is one of the world’s most active volcanoes, but this latest eruption was exceptionally intense

"After the controversial unveiling of a naked statue honouring Mary Wollstonecraft this week, plans to erect a public mo...
11/18/2020
Virginia Woolf statue fundraiser flooded with donations after Wollstonecraft controversy

"After the controversial unveiling of a naked statue honouring Mary Wollstonecraft this week, plans to erect a public monument to a fully-clothed Virginia Woolf have gained fresh momentum."

via The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/nov/13/virginia-woolf-statue-fundraiser-flooded-with-donations-after-wollstonecraft-controversy

Campaign to fund statue by sculptor Laury Dizengremel of the author in Richmond receives thousands of pounds after naked Wollstonecraft statue divides public

After the publication of André Breton's surrealist Manifesto in 1924, surrealism quickly became an international intelle...
11/18/2020

After the publication of André Breton's surrealist Manifesto in 1924, surrealism quickly became an international intellectual and political movement. Design and everyday objects were a great source of inspiration for writers, filmmakers and artists, and had a key role in the evolution of this movement. However, and although it is little known, since World War II, design was also influenced by surrealism, largely due to the growing criticism directed at rationalist design, which closed the way to emotions, fantasies, fears and other existential issues.

Madrid's CaixaForum current exhibit, Objects of Desire
Surrealism and Design 1924 – Today, in partnership with Vitra Design Museum, shows us this feedback loop of influences, between surrealism and design.
With work from Salvador Dalí to Björk, the exhibition showcases a variety of paintings, sculptures, collectibles, posters, magazines, books, photographs and historical films.

The exhibition runs from November 12, 2020 to March 21, 2020.

Among the artists exhibited are Gae Aulenti, Claude Cahun, Achille Castiglioni, Giorgio de Chirico, Le Corbusier, Salvador Dalí, Isamu Noguchi, Meret Oppenheim and many others.

Pictured here: Artworks on display in Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924-2020. Photograph: Quique García/EPA

"Since 1890, more than 70 sinkholes have opened up in Naples’ historic city center, swallowing everything from vehicles ...
11/18/2020
Sinkholes Threaten to Swallow Naples' Historic Churches, Study Suggests

"Since 1890, more than 70 sinkholes have opened up in Naples’ historic city center, swallowing everything from vehicles to street signs and trees. Now, reports Garry Shaw for the Art Newspaper, a new study suggests that dozens of churches in the Italian city are at risk of collapsing into similar subterranean cavities."

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/sinkholes-threaten-swallow-naples-churches-180976234/

via Smithsonian Magazine

A new paper identifies 9 high-risk places of worship and 57 that are susceptible to "potential future cavity collapses"

New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.) Film Festival celebrates its 30th edition in the United States.As part of this init...
11/18/2020
"Sole" Director Carlo Sironi with Prof. David Forgacs

New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.) Film Festival celebrates its 30th edition in the United States.

As part of this initiative, join NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò for an online event today at 4pm EST.

Carlo Sironi, Director of the film 'Sole' (Italy, 2019) in conversation with David Forgacs, New York University
Moderated by Stefano Albertini.

For more details and a trailer of the film: http://www.casaitaliananyu.org/events/sole-director-carlo-sironi-prof-david-forgacs

New Italian Cinema Events (N.I.C.E.) Film Festival celebrates its 30th edition in the United StatesFREE Streaming in New York State November 14-21 on Eventive.org

We invite everyone to be mindful this holiday season. Keep your gatherings to a minimum and avoid traveling!via Smithson...
11/18/2020
Covid-19 Cases Surged After Canadian Thanksgiving in October. Will Americans Heed Their Northern Neighbor's Warning?

We invite everyone to be mindful this holiday season. Keep your gatherings to a minimum and avoid traveling!

via Smithsonian Magazine

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/covid-19-cases-surge-after-canadian-thanksgiving-will-americans-heed-their-northern-neighbors-warning-180976321/

Two out of five Americans plan to gather in large groups for the holiday, raising public health concerns

A new book by NYU professor!"In his preface to Abstract Art: A Global History—arriving this month from Thames & Hudson—J...
11/18/2020
A New Book Traces the Global Origins of Abstract Art

A new book by NYU professor!

"In his preface to Abstract Art: A Global History—arriving this month from Thames & Hudson—Joseph Low (“Pepe”) Karmel, a professor of art history at New York University writes that the goal of the book is “to demonstrate different ways of looking at abstraction and to encourage readers to respond to a wider range of abstract art.” A simple idea in theory, it proves a massive undertaking in practice, demanding a complete rethinking of long-established narratives. With Abstract Art, Karmel approaches the field not as a steady tunneling toward nothingness, as figures and other discernible objects fell away, but as something more dynamic—and much less white, Western, and male."

via Vogue

https://www.vogue.com/article/abstract-art-a-global-history-pepe-karmel-interview

Karmel, a professor of art history at New York University, approaches the field not as a steady tunneling toward nothingness, but as something more dynamic—and much less white, Western, and male.

"Anyone tiring of the many mundane strictures of the new normality can, in Madrid at least, escape temporarily into a wo...
11/18/2020
Madrid surrealism show offers escape from pandemic reality

"Anyone tiring of the many mundane strictures of the new normality can, in Madrid at least, escape temporarily into a world where hands serve as chairs, tables spin on bicycle wheels and horses obligingly proffer lamps from their heads.

An exhibition in the Spanish capital examines the countless ways in which the surrealist movement has influenced culture and design over the past century.

The show, a collaboration between the La Caixa Foundation and Germany’s Vitra design museum, brings together 279 works of art and design by the likes of Dalí, René Magritte, Marcel Duchamp, Giorgio de Chirico, Man Ray, Lee Miller, Le Corbusier, Ray Eames, Gae Aulenti and Iris van Herpen.

via The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/13/madrid-surrealism-show-offers-escape-from-pandemic-reality

Exhibition explores how surrealist movement influenced culture and design in 20th century

It's Friday the 13th! Let your superstitions run wild.Enjoy the weekend ahead, and this collage by Ketty La Rocca. (1938...
11/13/2020

It's Friday the 13th! Let your superstitions run wild.

Enjoy the weekend ahead, and this collage by Ketty La Rocca.
(1938 La Spezia, Italy – 1976 Florence, Italy).

In times of global communication, she used all available means of expression (graphic design, advertisement, photography, reprints, and even x-rays of her own skull) for ideological and demystifying purposes. Her style catches the eye through its use of black and white, parody, and clashing visuals, writing, and contexts, as does her provocative and dissenting way of using gestures, objects, and bodies to express and uncover, among other things, the unsatisfying condition of women and the myths – made up by consumer society and the media – that surround it.

Pictured: Ketty La Rocca, Ho spiato i mostri [I spied the monsters], 1964, collage on paper, 44.5 x 29.5 cm, private collection

"A statue honoring 18th-century Enlightenment philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft is attracting ire following its installati...
11/13/2020
Nude Statue Honoring 'Mother of Feminism' Mary Wollstonecraft Sparks Controversy

"A statue honoring 18th-century Enlightenment philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft is attracting ire following its installation in London this week. Featuring a nude woman standing atop a twisted mass of female forms, the artwork quickly drew criticism from observers who viewed it as an inappropriate tribute to an intellectual often called the “mother of feminism.”

via Smithsonian Magazine

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/nude-statue-honoring-mother-feminism-mary-wollstonecraft-draws-controversy-180976268/

The artist says the sculpture depicts an everywoman, reflecting the 18th-century philosopher's continuing relevance today

Marina Apollonio, born 12 November 1940 in Trieste, is an Italian painter and Optical artist. She lives and works in Pad...
11/11/2020

Marina Apollonio, born 12 November 1940 in Trieste, is an Italian painter and Optical artist. She lives and works in Padua. She and her family moved to Venice when she was eight. Here she attended the Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia.

She shares with other Op-Artists the interest in a depersonalized art, as opposite to Abstract Expressionism. She uses industrial material in her process, creating dynamic and fluctuating environments in the user's perception.

In 1965 she became part of the international Op Art movement, meeting and exhibiting with artists such as Gruppo N Padua; Gruppo T Milan; Getulio Alviani; Dadamaino and Azimuth Milan.

Join us in wishing her a happy birthday tomorrow!

Pictured here: Marina Apollonio, "Spazio ad Attivazione Cinetica 6B," (Space with Kinetic Activation 6B), 1966-2015, vinyl floor installation, Ø 5 meters. Courtesy of Galleria 10 A.M. ART and Marina Apollonio

In this painting Giovanni Fattori, a painter from Livorno who joined the movement of the 'macchiaioli' depicts three sol...
11/10/2020

In this painting Giovanni Fattori, a painter from Livorno who joined the movement of the 'macchiaioli' depicts three soldiers on horses during lookout. Like other members of this movement (which developed from 1855 to 1867) Fattori was a supporter of the Wars of Independence, in favor of republican and even anarchist ideals for Italy. His paintings fit into the realist current, as he frequently chose subjects like soldiers or farmers.

We'd like to wish everyone a happy veterans' day tomorrow!

Pictured here: Giovanni Fattori, "In vedetta," o "Il muro bianco," ("On the lookout" or "The White Wall") 1872, oil on canvas, 37×56 cm. Valdagno, Marzotto collection.

#VeteransDay #Macchiaioli #giovannifattori #soldiers

It's the last week to visit "Order and Ornament: Roy Lichtenstein’s Entablatures" at the Whitney!Closing on November 16t...
11/09/2020

It's the last week to visit "Order and Ornament: Roy Lichtenstein’s Entablatures" at the Whitney!

Closing on November 16th, this exhibition presents an array of works on paper by Roy Lichtenstein (1923–1997) related to his Entablatures series from the 1970s. Inspired by the architectural facades and ornamental motifs he encountered around Wall Street and elsewhere in Lower Manhattan, the series addresses many of Lichtenstein’s central artistic themes while demonstrating a unique emphasis on texture, surface, relief, and reflectivity.

You do not want to miss this, especially if you are anticipating CIMA's upcoming exhibit of paintings by Mario Schifano–master of Italian pop art–from 1960 to 1965.

Pictured: Installation view of Order and Ornament: Roy Lichtenstein’s Entablatures (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, September 27, 2019–April 2020). From left to right: Entablature VIII, 1976; Entablature I, 1976; Entablature VI, 1976. Photograph by Ron Amstutz

#popart #roylichtenstein #thewhitney

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CIMA, the Center for Italian Modern Art, is a nonprofit exhibition and research organization dedicated to promoting international dialogue and scholarship around Italian modern art through its exhibitions, fellowship program, and diverse array of public events. GUIDED VISITS: Fridays: 11am & 2pm Saturdays: 11am & 2pm CIMA offers tours of the exhibition led by our fellows in residence. Visits begin with a complimentary espresso and last approximately one hour. OPEN HOURS: Fridays: 1pm - 6pm Saturdays: 1pm - 6pm Visitors are able to view the exhibition on their own; doors close at 5:45pm. The nearest subway stations are Spring Street (6), Broadway/Lafayette (B,D,F,M), Prince St (N,R), and Canal St (J,N,Q,R, Z, 6). CIMA the right to delete comments or posts that we deem are abusive, inflammatory, or otherwise inappropriate.

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not even Smolensk catastrophe political of 2011 – escape suspicion on Me-Dea - in Smolensk case – with WW III pre-concieved a result - but avoided by skin of teeth proverbial – if I – for one – have had kept mouth shut mute on Intuition and Internet back that year than since – regardig PiS gov’ treacherous on electorate today in War-Saw – some my buddies back that hippie year in Sopot actually – see - anything I touch in mind today hurting yet – turns optionally – inside Reason - to originate with Me-Dea’s doings conspiratorial – way she was with son way she was is and will persist with dad – when econo-policies global collide – death inevitable matters a fly as to History of Art’s portrait of Me-Dea – search please for Breugel’s Dulle Griet – Creazy Maggie – a pandemonium encyclopedic global – three&half century before Doktor Freud visited inside & outside her mind – appears which goes on to say – Me-Dea acts as magnet under table on all the objects and their moves on table-top – ominous or inexplicable only as long as magnet remains a secret – what’s to add on record to the above regarding my ex’ – only weary Patience be blamed I do not list suspicions in alphabetic order – and on the pluses’ side is there anything worth mention – O yes – for the first time in memory private I am glad I cannot concieve – no matter how unrelenting the effort to wear Me-Dea’s shoes – how does she handle – or – rather how handles mom death of her last living link with Human Family - be her lot present tense just indeed – it remains way-way beyond dad’s imagination extreme – does – does solid cruel-crueller-cruellest - hey hey 8 „agree-disagree – comic-strip does achieve – a comic-strip mentality Ocean to shinning Ocean” to stay on back in the Thirties – let us go to the tape – just how wide general hypnosis was with Bonnie & Clyde remains negligible – still global in scope today – owing to Arthur Penn’s screen rendering of the most famous joy-ride in History so far – sorry the pen-hand can’t use here „film” cathegory qualitative regarding – unless unless – DVD just in – unless on reviewing the star-studded movie I jot down observations & instructions how improve the circulating version towards that very end precisely – film - as in „reflection of Reality” for starters – following on opening shots of period photos practice needs continue – episodes in color cut to include b&w passages lifted from the only film still on American black-list thou’ it dates from the Fifties coal-miners’ Union the producer - mid-West scam capitalist shot a fabularised docu’ – it references much closer to reality historic than does Hollywood’s glam’ – say – the miserly profit derrived isn’t worth the mordant toil of mining shanty nightmare – the title eludes memory but it is on the PL DVD index – if argument be voiced that intensity of visual fact goes far past what’s tolerable in cinema XXI Century I offer contrary – it opens eyes on what pains the iris present tense – take NYC MTA’s rush-hour „home” – if debts be called home indeed – for starters – O how only telling – homeless hordes camping in sub-stations refuse attention – dread focus – be it cell-phone lens – threaten dive under wraps tattered urine-drippin’ – curse upon Light shouldn’t helplessness hopeless welcome attention – it doesn’t shame abhores witness – furious why – in contrast – in Arthur Penn’s joy-ride by-way idlers need only eye-bat to join moribound adventure heart-out tedium Ocean to Ocean isn’t worth the sh*t that one nurses scarce anyway – banking biz’ the public enemy above Law – „legal” – hero the robber on the loose – hero behind bars – hero six feet under - trash is trash worse off long as breaths – will take several decades before banks begin hiring bank-robber would-be’s for bankster-careers – „I am indispensable” the honor – fashion de rigeur – vintage – little else matters really – hey hey 9 „as In God We Trust wears thin on electorate - Profit-principle produces proof to Almighty’s existence the Apocalypse – wholesale” Joseph Campbell „as of Heroism – bien – it sources in Pleaisure – sir – as claims a philosopher of preference – doubt this most of us mortals do sooner than thought flies from here to Eternity and back why be the question – bien - to find out if claim proves fact one needs desire to be a hero – the courage of Will” – on these words general Branconnier pauses – alerted sudden to the lens focusing on the hunting party – two companions canes in hands - aware awhile – the Polish Ambassador jolly permissive – a seniority in black for funerals past and funerals ahead - sorry - hardly time to change as to Pleaisure – no - count is definetely no alien – but heroic only if heroism is what it takes to surrender – to abandon self to senses carnal alone while Sir George Clerk – Ambassador of Great Britain cool flamboyant questions need of camera – having alerted all to intrussion – two other dignitaries seems – have long dropped a few steps behind on forest path under Autumn near Paris – Ambassador of Third Reich Koerster and the US counterpart Strauss - Koerster minds not the camera – immersed in his logic in tenor low only under poise of listener – impressing quiet on Reason – „army needs not be burden on Finance – quite the contrary – if one considers army an investement – the rest remains with us – the brainers how make returns materialize worthwhile – drive we History hands-on – let these idle not” – the day reads Monday November 19 1934 – and the photograph graces the cover of Ilustrated Courier Daily - Poland’s only nation-wide no one in frame carries rifle – evidently the actual hunters deep in forest ‘round serve security for the „diplomatic stroll” – following wild game sharp in cross-hair – sans shot thou’ – under order – ears up on party central – general Branconnier above circumstance pensive - attending far into tense future live marble doesn’t crack declares his torso up – profile chiseled Immortal – there walks sixth man with them – unmentioned in foot-note – half-concealed behind the sprightly Brit on far left - an invisible arrow of Death his iris pierces photographer the moment the camera clicks should have had a minute or two later on – now forth - see just how is Pleasure source of Heroism a-dangle to remain for any curious reader ever-ever the cover carries yet another photograph – Romantic Marriage Of Danish Prince Ends – several years ago prince Erik married American Lois Booth $millions in dowry – today she petitions King Kristjan for permit to divorce – prince content – wife a furious contempt the couple poses for the shoot erect - unabashed – hey hey