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MUSaEUM in NEW YORK DAW® – Digital Artwork Exhibition

The Italian Cultural Institute in New York & Cinello

present the first-ever North American

Digital Artwork (DAW®) Vernissage

“MUSaEUM in New York”


On display from December 10, 2022 to January 31, 2023

Monday through Friday – 10AM to 4PM

– Free entrance –


An exhibition of the greatest masterpieces of Italian Renaissance art.

 Unique opportunity to admire the works, in their digital guise,

next to each other and outside the museum that houses them.


The Italian Cultural Institute in New York and Cinello, Italy’s leading curator of digital art, present MUSaEUM in New York, the first showcase of digital multiplexes (DAW®) in America. The cutting-edge DAW® technology is a unique patent that contributes to the dissemination and digital preservation of artistic heritage.

Curator Carlo Francini (UNESCO Florence Site Director) explains: “The title MUSaEUM in New York is a way for us to pay due tribute to our cultural heritage and invite everyone to appreciate the beauty and uniqueness of the art treasures kept in our museums.”

Seven foundations of Italian artistic heritage and three contemporary works were selected for display at MUSaEUM:

● Canestra di frutta (Basket of Fruit) by Michelangelo Merisi (Caravaggio) – Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan

● Ritratto di Musico (Portrait of a Musician) by Leonardo da Vinci – Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan

● Madonna del Padiglione (The Madonna of the Pavilion) by Sandro Botticelli – Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan

● Presentazione di Gesù al tempio (The Presentation in the Temple) by Giovanni Bellini – Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice

● La Vergine e San Giovannino adoranti il Bambino (Our Lady and the young St John the Baptist adoring the Child) by Lorenzo Di Credi – Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice

● Santa Lucia (St. Lucy) by Sano di Pietro – Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena

● Cleopatra by Artemisia Gentileschi – Fondazione Cavallini Sgarbi, Ferrara

● Nostra Vita by Felice Limosani

● Energy by Fabrizio Plessi

● La Realisme de L’abstraction by Emiliano Ponzi in collaboration with Vincenzo Lodigiani




Cinello is an entrepreneurial reality founded by John Blem and Franco Losi that brings the most advanced into dialogue computer systems with the unparalleled Italian artistic heritage, specialized in the creation of DAW® – Digital Artwork, digital versions in 1:1 scale and very high quality and resolution of the masterpieces of most important Italian museums.

Thanks to the patent based on the use of advanced encryption systems, Cinello can guarantee the uniqueness, the non copy-ability and exclusive ownership of each new digital original, in full compliance with the law, qualifying each DAW® as a true museum-certified and authenticated collector’s item which holds the original work.

For each work of art Cinello creates a numbered and limited series of DAW® intended for private collectors and to museums and public and private entities from all over the world interested in exhibiting for educational purposes of disseminating the “immovable” masterpieces of our heritage. For more information visit


  • Organized by: IIC-NY
  • In collaboration with: Cinello & Alessia Panella Law Firm