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Rebuilding. My Days in New York (1959-2018) by Martino Marangoni.



Rebuilding. My Days in New York (1959-2018) by Martino Marangoni.

Rebuilding. My Days in New York (1959-2018) by Martino Marangoni is a collection of photos by the author, memories of his frequent stays in New York, throughout his life. At the book presentation participate, also, Maria Antonella Pelizzari and W.M. Hunt.

Martino Marangoni was born in Florence in 1950, where he currently resides, the son of an Italian father and an American mother.
Having completed his lower education in Florence he moved to New York in 1972 where he attended Pratt Institute until 1975, studying photography. On his return to Italy he taught photography at the 'Studio Arts Center International' to students studying at American Universities. Visiting the USA and especially New York every year he has maintained his close ties with America and in 1988 was visiting professor at the Cooper Union.
Studio Marangoni Foundation (FSM) was founded in 1991 with intention of promoting the Art of Photography. It is non-profit organisation which provides high quality and varied education programs for national and international students. Simultaneously with his work at FSM Marangoni has carried out personal research as an artist obtaining international acclaim.


Maria Antonella Pelizzari teaches courses in the History of Photography at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. Her expertise covers a wide range of subjects and time periods, including Italian photography and culture from its beginnings to the present, nineteenth-century British colonialism, American modernism, and the interdisciplinary dialogue between photography and architecture. She earned her PhD from the University of New Mexico. She has been Associate Curator of Photography at the Canadian Center for Architecture in Montreal, and she has held teaching positions at Concordia University in Montreal and Ryerson University in Toronto.

W.M. Hunt is a photography collector, curator and consultant who lives and works in New York City. Founding partner of the prominent photography gallery Hasted Hunt in Chelsea, Manhattan, and former director of photography at Ricco/Maresca gallery, Hunt has been collecting photography for over 35 years. He is a professor at the School of Visual Arts and has been profiled in The New York Times, Art on Paper, Modern Painters (magazine), The Art Newspaper, PBS' EGG, the Arts Show, as well as BBC's The Genius of Photography and elsewhere. His book "The Unseen Eye" (Aperture, Thames & Hudson, Actes Sud) focuses on Collection Dancing Bear, currently his largest collection of photographs.




Date: Thursday, May 02, 2019

Time: From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

Organized by : ICI

Entrance : Free


Italian Cultural Institute of New York