Past Events

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August 1-15, 2020

Magazzino Italian Art

In August, Magazzino will present an adapted version of its annual summer film program, Cinema in Piazza, in a drive-in theater adjacent to the museum’s building.

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Antonio Rovaldi in Conversation with Dr. Steven Handel
March 3, 2020, 6:30-8:00pm

Casa Italiana Zerilli - Marimò

Join Italian artist Antonio Rovaldi and Dr. Steven Handel, Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, in a discussion on the landscapes and physical and perceptual limits of New York City. Organized by Magazzino Italian Art Foundation in collaboration with GAMeC - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Rovaldi presents two related bodies of work — End. Words from the Margins. New York City, winner of the 5th edition of the Italian Council, and the book, The Sound of the Woodpecker Bill: New York City.

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Jillian Pransky
February 1, 2020, 3:00 - 5:00pm

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation

On February 1, 2020, Magazzino Italian Art hosted its second Winter Wellness Workshop led by yoga therapist, teacher, and author Jillian Pransky and presented in collaboration with Ascend Yoga Studio in Cold Spring.

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Holiday Concert
December 14, 2019, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Magazzino Italian Art

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation held its annual holiday concert with a jazz ensemble, the Pasquale Grasso Quartet, featuring Pasquale Grasso on modern plectrum guitar, Ari Roland on double bass, Keith Balla on drums and Stefano Doglioni on bass clarinet. The group performed a selection of classical jazz, ranging from hits by Louis Armstrong to John Coltrane.

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November 16, 2019, 12:30 - 3:00pm

Village of Cold Spring, New York

Magazzino Italian Art Foundation presented a new project with Italian multidisciplinary artist Marinella Senatore, curated by the Moody Center for the Arts’ newly appointed Associate Curator Ylinka Barotto. The project culminated in a large-scale public performance in Cold Spring, NY, on November 16, 2019, from 12:30 -3:00 p.m.

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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.

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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 featured 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.

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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.

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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.

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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 marked the third collaboration between Casa Italiana and Magazzino and expanded 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.

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