From June 23: Ezio Gribaudo The Gallery of the "Italian Rooms" is enriched today - Wednesday June 23rd - of a video interview by Victoria Surliuga (Texas Tech University) with the Turin artist and publisher and expert scholar of Ezio Gribaudo. The testimony of Gribaudo himself highlights an itinerary across the history of art of the second half of the twentieth century between
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From June 19th: Gaetano Filangieri and Benjamin Franklin An International symposium dedicated to Gaetano Filangieri curated by Vincenzo Pascale (Long Island University) together with scholars and university professors from Italy (Filangieri Museum, Ca 'Foscari, University of Salerno, University of Naples Federico II, Filangieri Association of Cava de' Tirreni) . The various presentations offer new interpretations of the work of Gaetano Filangieri, on the
From June 16th: The Theatricality of the Comedy Paolo Gervasi (University of L'Aquila) talks about the performative tradition of Dante's Comedy in Italy from the second half of the twentieth century to the present day, with particular reference to the examples of Vittorio Gassman, Carmelo Bene, Vittorio Sermonti, Roberto Benigni, Romeo Castellucci and the Teatro delle Albe company, besides television adaptations, video art
From June 12nd: Giuseppe Penone - Alberi In-Versi On the occasion of the opening of his exhibition "Alberi In-Versi", Italian artist and sculptor Giuseppe Penone dialogues with the director of the Uffizi Eike Schmidt, and Mario Cristiani, president of the Associazione Arte Continua. Find out more What's New in the Other Stanze Italiane
From June 9th: Casadei on Dante A lecture by prof. Alberto Casadei (University of Pisa) who will tell us how Dante was interpreted and revisited in Italian and world literature of the twentieth century. Find out more What’s New in the Other Stanze Italiane
From June 7th: the "Qui non è Nuova York" Maria Teresa Cometto and Glauco Maggi are two Italian journalists who have lived in New York since 2000; the husband and wife team; she writes for "Corriere della sera", he for "La stampa", "Investire", and "money.it". They are passionate travelers, and from June 7 to August 2 will travel from New York City to
From June 5th: Greek Theater and Opera Direction Marina Valensise, Managing Director of the INDA (National Institute of Ancient Drama in Siracusa, Italy) in conversation with Canadian opera director Robert Carsen on future programs at the Greek Theater in Siracusa, and on the expressive possibilities linking classical Greek repertoire to Opera theater. Find out more What's New
June 2nd: Republic Day Every year on June 2nd, we celebrate Festa della Repubblica in Italy. This date reminds us that between June 2nd and 3rd of 1946, Italians were asked to vote in an institutional referendum to choose between a monarchical and republican form of government—a decision that formed the Republic of Italy. Read a historical reflection by the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, Fabio
From May 29th: "Afrodite Piange" by Salvatore Garau In front of Federal Hall and a few steps from New York Stock Exchange, “Afrodite Piange” by Salvatore Garau will be born, the third in a cycle of seven “immaterial” works that will be installed in as many cities around the world. Realized thanks to the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of New York,
May 27th: in Memory of Carla Fracci The New York Times defined Carla Fracci as "The Duse of Dance", a star of Italian dance who during her long career graced the most important stages in the world. Today, at the age of 84, one of the greatest dancers of our time on an international level has left us after having dedicated her life