Premiering August 28, Magazzino Italian Art Foundation and the Samuel Dorsky Museum in New Paltz present Paper Media: Boetti, Calzolari, Kounellis. The first exhibition in the United States to focus on works on paper from the Arte Povera period, the exhibition features 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.
Alighiero Boetti, Pier Paolo Calzolari, Jannis Kounellis
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz
Palazzo di Città, Musei Civici di Cagliari, Italy
Magazzino Italian Art and the Musei Civici di Cagliari present Arte Povera: From the Olnick Spanu Collection, a selection of fifteen different artworks by twelve poveristi spread across two floors of the Palazzo di Città in Cagliari.
Palazzo di Città, Musei Civici di Cagliari, Italy
Magazzino Italian Art and the Musei Civici di Cagliari present Marco Anelli: Building Magazzino, a selection of twenty-seven photographs about the construction of Magazzino Italian Art, at the Palazzo di Città in Cagliari, Italy.
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, featured new works that drew inspiration from the coastlines of Long Island, Sicily and Portugal, as well as the landscape of Cold Spring and the Hudson River. At Magazzino Italian Art Foundation, Leotta presented Notte di San Lorenzo (New York City), a new site-specific installation that connects his lemon grove in Sicily, a continuing source of inspiration for the artist, to the bucolic Cold Spring landscape, Magazzino’s grounds, the Hudson River and New York City.
Consulate General of Italy, New York
Magazzino Italian Art Foundation presented Fausto Melotti: Works from the Olnick Spanu Collection, an exhibition of select works by master Italian sculptor Fausto Melotti (Rovereto, 1901 – Milan, 1986) which were on view at the Consulate General of Italy in New York, from January 28 through March 15, 2019.
Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C.
Magazzino Italian Art and the Embassy of Italy, Washington D.C. presented the exhibition Marco Anelli: Building Magazzino, a three year photographic portfolio by Italian photographer Marco Anelli. The exhibiton featured large-format photographs depicting the different phases of construction alongside portraits of the local workers involved in the project and was open to the public from October 11 until November 6, 2018 at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C.
Italian Cultural Institute of New York
Magazzino Italian Art and the Italian Cultural Institute in New York presented Young Italians, a group exhibition featuring twelve Italian Contemporary artists, curated by Ilaria Bernardi. Young Italians was conceived as a 50th anniversary tribute to the show of the same name, curated by Alan Solomon, which took place at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and the Jewish Museum in New York in 1968, featuring the work of twelve young Italian artists of that time. The exhibition at the Italian Cultural Institute, which was on view from September 25 until November 1, 2018, featured twelve Italian artists, under the age of 40, all of whom were either born, grew up in or currently work in Italy. Also included were Italian artists who have moved to New York, in order to examine the extent to which Italian culture is present in their work and the interplay between exact location and displacement.
The Alice Curtis and Desmond Fish Library
Coinciding with the book signing event Marco Anelli: Building Magazzino, a three year photographic portfolio by Italian photographer Marco Anelli, Magazzino presented an exhibition in the Program Room of the library. Curated by Magazzino’s Director, Vittorio Calabrese, the exhibiton featured large-format photographs depicting the different phases of construction alongside portraits of the local workers involved in the project.
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò presented Marango, Siclian artist Alessandro Piangiamore's first solo exhibition in the United States, curated by Vittorio Calabrese. In collaboration with Magazzino Italian Art, New York, and Magazzino Arte Moderna, Rome, the show began May 1st and ran through June 14, 2018. Marango featured 14 pieces from the series Ieri Ikebana, La cera di Roma, Belvedere, and Primavera Piangiamore, as well as a new site-specific work from the artist's open-ended project, Tutto il vento che c'è (All the Wind that Blows).
Garrison Art Center
Continuing its commitment to promoting Italian Contemporary art in the United States, Magazzino joined the Garrison Art Center on March 10, 2018, for the exhibition Marco Bagnoli, Domenico Bianchi, Remo Salvadori. The show at the Garrison Art Center marked the first collaboration between the two institutions in an effort to promote cultural exchange and partnership in the Hudson Valley arts community.
Bagnoli, Bianchi, and Salvadori represent the generation of artists following the Arte Povera group, keeping the conceptual foundation of their predecessors while delving into the relationship between body and soul, material and ephemeral.
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