CULTURE

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Beyond Madonnas: Post-War Italian Art Surprises in Washington DC Exhibition

While many people equate Italian art with Renaissance and Baroque masters, an intimate exhibition at IA&A at Hillyer in Washington DC introduces audiences to the cutting-edge work being done by Italian artists after World War II. Contemporary Echoes: Rediscovering Italian Art from 1950-1980, Artworks from the BFF Collection […]

Miart – Milan’s international modern and contemporary art fair opened today.

Miart, Milan’s international modern and contemporary art fair, organised by Fiera Milano and directed by Nicola Ricciardi opened today. Crescendo is the title andthe keyword of the 27th edition. In fact, the number of participating galleries increased (169 from 27 countries), the international exhibitor roster grew by 40%, prizes and acquisitions doubled. At miart 2023, […]

Renaissance Star Botticelli in Minneapolis

A once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of Botticelli is taking place at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Botticelli and Renaissance Florence brings together works by the renowned master from the Uffizi Gallery and antiquities from Mia’s collection to illustrate the profound influence the cultures of ancient Greece and classical Rome […]

Synthetic Nature Meets the Bucolic Hudson River Valley 

An exhibition at Magazzino Italian Art in New York’s scenic Hudson River Valley showcases the ecological art of Piero Gilardi. Gilardi, a member of the radical Arte Povera movement in the 1960s, began creating a series of “nature carpets” in response to Rachel’s Carson’s Silent Spring. The goal […]

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The Magic of Murano Glass at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Above: Installation photography of Sargent, Whistler and Venetian Glass: American Artists and the Magic of Murano, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2021, Courtesy of Smithsonian American Art Museum; Photo by Albert Ting. Washington DC_The Smithsonian American Art Museum revisits Venice at the turn of the 20th-century in Sargent, Whistler, and Venetian Glass: […]