We interviewed Cesare Luigi Caini, the Vice President of New York’s Ierimonti Gallery and the Head of the Prints Department. A collector and expert on printing, Caini spoke with us about collecting and curating art between Europe and America. He combines profound knowledge with extensive experience in dealing with print collectors on an international level. His secret? “Experience, a good eye, and a deep knowledge of history.”
Goosebump-worthy photography: a brand new exhibition space is launched in a Manhattan café frequented by Al Pacino and Uma Thurman. Dedicated to emerging young talents, the “Premio Piccolo Café – Fabrizio Alessandrini” awards offer recipients the opportunity to display their work in New York.
Vision Expo East 2017 is being held from March 31 to April 2 at the Javits Center. It’s one of the optical industry’s most important international shows. The Italian Trade Commission, in collaboration with ANFO (Associazione Nazionale Fabbricanti Articoli Ottici), organized an Italian Pavilion comprised of 25 Italian companies.
Gladstone Gallery is helding an exhibition of historical works realized by Italian artist Mimmo Rotella from 1953 to 1962. Representing a sea change in the artist’s practice, the compositions on view are some of the first examples of Rotella’s pioneering décollage and retro d’affiche techniques, methods that would become integral to Rotella’s artistic pursuit of continually engaging with mass media’s own promotional materials.
Over the course of the last six years, Gioielli in Fermento / Jewels in Ferment has become one of the leading international jewelry competitions with an annual award presented by Torre Fornello, the Italian winery. From October 20 to November 27, 2016 visitors to the gallery will be granted unprecedented access to the work of 30 artists who have participated in the competition since its inception. Organized with Eliana Negroni, curator in charge of Gioielli in Fermento, the exhibition offers a glimpse into the creative process and the evolution of the participating artist’s work.
Uff. Joseph Sciame, President/Chair of the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of NY, Inc.
Founded in 1976 by Dr. Angelo Gimondo, who at that time was the Superintendent of a Queens school district, the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee – NY, Inc. turns 40 this year. The non-profit group is behind some of the major events and celebrations held in the City during what is widely known as the “Italian Heritage and Culture Month” – October. We sat with its current President and Chariman, Mr. Joseph Sciame.
Vanessa Tamburi, Artistic Director announces its 2016 Festival Week, May 24-28, the organization’s second annual contemporary dance and art event in NYC. A wide variety of artistic styles await audiences with over 20 dance companies, artists and filmmakers to participate.
Call the Bluff @ Cara Gallery, a visual narrative by Italian born artist Beatrice Scaccia specifically designed for the gallery space. The artist’s first exhibition will present a new body of work. A sequence of large drawings (made with graphite, gesso, and wax applied with an iron) and a series of small works on panel, act as an antechamber for the presentation of the artist’s sizable paintings on canvas, which have never been exhibited to the public before.
Think: cabanas, beach umbrellas and delicious coastal food and summer cocktails!
Summer is coming to New York early with the launch of SABBIA, an Italian seaside restaurant on the roof. Hosted by La Birreria, the pop-up will feature the best coastal food and drink under the sun.