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Calendar of Events

SPACIAL EXPLORATIONS-Lucio Fontana and the avant-gardes in Milan in the 50's and 60's
SPACIAL EXPLORATIONS-Lucio Fontana and the avant-gardes in Milan in the 50's and 60'sWednesday, January 23, 2019 → Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Spacial Explorations, curated by Francesco Tedeschi,  presents a selection of artworks from the Intesa Sanpaolo twentieth century art collection comprising paintings and sculptures highly representative of Italian art, in particular that of the second half of the century. The exhibition, that accompanies Lucio Font...

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Michael Frank - Italian Journeys of American Writers Series
Michael Frank - Italian Journeys of American Writers SeriesTuesday, February 19, 2019

In this new series we will enjoy several conversations with American writers who will share their experiences of an Italian journey, be it real, imaginary, or metaphorical, but one that is personal and shows their bond with our country. The first encounter is with Michael Frank, whose talk is intriguingly titled "Making...

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Federico Faggin - Italian Creators of our Time Series
Federico Faggin - Italian Creators of our Time SeriesThursday, February 21, 2019

The second talk of the series is with Federico Faggin, an Italian physicist, inventor and entrepreneur, widely known for designing the first commercial microprocessor (1971) and leading the design group of the 4004 (MCS-4) project, during the first five years of Intel's microprocessor effort. Most importantly, in 1968,...

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Santiago, Italia by Nanni Moretti
Santiago, Italia by Nanni MorettiMonday, February 25, 2019

With the screening of Santiago, Italia by Nanni Moretti we begin a journey into the world of Italian documentary, a genre that represents one of the most interesting and innovative areas of contemporary Italian cinema. Works by directors such as Gianfranco Rosi or Roberto Minervini have been selected and have received awards...

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Carlo Ginzburg and Saul Friedländer -Exile and Creativity Series
Carlo Ginzburg and Saul Friedländer -Exile and Creativity SeriesThursday, February 28, 2019

This series aims at highlighting the stories of many Italian artists, scientists, and intellectuals who were forced to leave Italy for political reasons, or after the proclamation of the racial laws, and moved to the United States. The focus of the conversations is on how their exile has changed their personal lives, and...

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Benjamin Taylor: Capri Revisited
Benjamin Taylor: Capri RevisitedThursday, March 07, 2019

The series Italian journeys of American writers continues with a talk by the writer Benjamin Taylor titled: "Capri Revisited",  a few thoughts on the history of an inexhaustibly rich and beguiling refuge.   Benjamin Taylor is the author of a family memoir, The Hue and Cry at Our House. He has also published...

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Beatrice Rana Pianist  - A conversation
Beatrice Rana Pianist - A conversationMonday, March 11, 2019

A conversation between Italian pianist Beatrice Rana and Harvey Sachs, writer and music historian, on the occasion of the young, yet renowned, musician's piano recital at Carnegie Hall. At twenty-four Beatrice Rana has already enticed the admiration of the international classical music world, and won the interest of music...

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Brian Pallas - Italian Creators of our Time Series
Brian Pallas - Italian Creators of our Time SeriesThursday, March 28, 2019

A creator is someone who invents something that was not there before: being a scientist, an artist, an entrepreneur. Italian history boasts many examples of famous creators, beginning with Leonardo da Vinci, whose 500th anniversary from his death is celebrated this year. Together with the journalist Maria Teresa Cometto...

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