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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 […]

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 […]