Past Events

September 28, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Magazzino Italian Art

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation presented the book Marco Bagnoli by Germano Celant, a monograph of the artist's work from the 1970s until today, published by Skira in 2018 in both Italian and English. On Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00pm, a special evening celebrated the work of Italian artist Marco Bagnoli (b. 1949), and included readings by Bagnoli interspersed with live jazz music by the John Arrucci Trio and apertivi.

Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Jannis Kounellis
Opening Reception: September 7, 2019, 5:00 - 7:00pm

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz

An opening reception took place on September 7 from 5:00 - 7:00pm for the exhibition Paper Media: Boetti, Calzolari, KounellisMagazzino Italian Art Foundation in partnership with the Samuel Dorsky Museum in New Paltz presented the first exhibition in the United States to focus on works on paper from the Arte Povera period, which feature a selection of rarely-seen works by Arte Povera artists Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, and Jannis Kounellis curated by Scholar-in-Residence Francesco Guzzetti.

Film Festival
June 22 - July 14, 2019

Magazzino Italian Art

This Summer, Magazzino Italian Art Foundation screened a series of films in its central courtyard in Cold Spring, New York as part of its annual summer film program, Cinema in Piazza, presented in partnership with the Cold Spring Film Society. On June 22, Magazzino in collaboration with Artecinema, Naples’ international contemporary art film festival, presented a night of documentaries on Arte Povera and Italian artist Mario Merz. From July 12 to 14, 2019, Magazzino presented its second annual curated film festival, Up the Boot.

Lecture Series
May 18 - June 15, 2019

Magazzino Italian Art

Curated by Scholar-in-Residence Francesco Guzzetti, Magazzino presented Reconsidering Arte Povera, a four-part lecture series featuring Emily Braun, Distinguished Professor at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY; Anne Rorimer, independent scholar and former curator at the Art Institute of Chicago; and Erica F. Battle, Philadelphia Museum of Art Associate Curator of Contemporary Art. Francesco Guzzetti also presented a lecture on his findings researching Arte Povera works at Magazzino and in the new Research Center over the last year. Visitors were be encouraged to explore the galleries following the lectures.

Opening April 30, 2018, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Casa Italiana Zerilli - Marimò

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University co-presented a solo exhibition and new site-specific work by Renato Leotta. Renato Leotta marks the third collaboration between Casa Italiana and Magazzino and expands on the two institutions’ mutual commitment to exhibiting the work of contemporary Italian artists in the United States. The opening reception took place on April 30, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00pm at Casa Italiana.

Melissa McGill
March 28, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Permanent Mission of Italy at the United Nations

The Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations, working in collaboration with Magazzino Italian Art Foundation and artist Melissa McGill, presented an exhibition of related and preparatory works to preview McGill’s latest project Red Regatta ahead of its debut in Venice.

Elena Brower
January 5, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00pm

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation

On January 5, 2019, Magazzino hosted its first event of the new year in collaboration with Ascend. Many joined us for an afternoon of yoga, art and self-reflection with renowned yogi, teacher and author Elena Brower. Guests explored methods (from her best-selling book/journal, Practice You) for charting a personal course in the new year – one founded on physical, mental and emotional alignment.

Nicholas Tamagna
December 14, 2018, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Magazzino Italian Art

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation presented Le Nuove Musiche Fra Passato e Futuro, an hour-long concert program exploring the repertoire from Italy and the Italian diaspora over the course of the 20th century until the present, on December 14, 2018 from 7:00 - 9:00pm. Organized by renowned opera countertenor Nicholas Tamagna, the singer was joined by Inessa Zaretsky on piano to perform Le Nuove Musiche Fra Passato e Futuro, a contemporary composition that blends famous and forgotten, classic and avant-garde songs expressing the beauty of the Italian language and its rich poetic traditions. 

Melissa McGill, Red Regatta
Ongoing

Magazzino Italian Art

Red Regatta (Coppa del Presidente della Repubblica) by artist Melissa McGill (b. 1969) was on view at Magazzino Italian Art Foundation from December 2018 - April 2019. Red Regatta (Rossi Per Red Regatta) and The Campo Box (Ghetto Nuovo) are currently on view in the Research Center of Magazzino.

December 13, 2018 - March 31, 2019

Magazzino Italian Art

The Cisitalia 202 Spyder Mille Miglia, an influential Italian sports car designed in 1948, was on view at Magazzino Italian Art from December 13, 2018 through March 31, 2019, in conjunction with the exhibition, Arte Povera. Magazzino was pleased to showcase this unique opportunity to highlight the Italian genius in art and design through this display.

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