Upcoming Events

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.

Lecture Series

March 21 - May 2, 2020

Magazzino Italian Art

Curated by 2019-20 Scholar-in-Residence Tenley BickMagazzino Italian Art Foundation presents "Una visione globale": Arte Povera's Worlds, a four-part lecture series featuring Victoria Surliuga, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Italian Program Coordinator, and World Cinema Coordinator, Texas Tech University; Valérie Da Costa, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Art History, University of Strasbourg; and Chris Bennett, Assistant Professor of Art History/Contemporary Art, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Tenley Bick will also present a lecture on her findings researching the work of Arte Povera artist Michelangelo Pistoletto.

Francesco Arena’s 5468 Days with Vincenzo De Bellis

April 24, 2020

Rizzoli Bookstore

In collaboration with Rizzoli Bookstore, Magazzino Italian Art presents 5468 Days, a new monograph highlighting 60 works produced between 2004 and 2019 by Italian artist Francesco Arena.

July 17 – 19, 2020

Magazzino Italian Art

For its third annual summer film program, Magazzino Italian Art presents a weekend-long festival of films by and about Italian artists. Organized in collaboration with Artecinema—an international festival of films on contemporary art based in Naples—Cinema in Piazza is co-curated by Magazzino Director Vittorio Calabrese and Artecinema Founder Laura Trisorio.

Mel Bochner in Conversation with Tenley Bick

October 3, 2020

Magazzino Italian Art

For this conversation, organized by Magazzino Italian Art, American Conceptual artist Mel Bochner discusses his work from the 1960s to the present, with a focus on his long-term, but understudied, interest in the work of postwar art in Italy with Magazzino’s 2019–20 Scholar-in-Residence Tenley Bick.