Like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, the artists of this short and unique historical period called Mannerism were facing the enormous legacy of three great masters: Leonardo, Raffaello and Michelangelo. Yet the shadow that these huge personalities inevitably projected onto the new artists has not been endured as a limit, but exploited as a stimu...

An Obsession with Michelangelo, The Fall of the Rebel Angels by Andrea Commodi exibition presents Commodi’s Study for The Fall of the Rebel Angels, an exceptional loan from Palazzo Pitti in Florence, together with a number of drawings from the Uffizi’s Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe. This striking and fascinating work introduces Andrea Commodi to an in...

When: Friday, December 08, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free The second of Reshaping the Past talks: "Memory, Monuments and Community" on the political use of history is a round table on the animated discussion that in recent times has taken place about the presence o...

Quelli che da lontano sembrano mosche sono quelli che, a occhio nudo, si faticano a intravedere: come i poeti italiani contemporanei, se considerati all’interno dell’immenso paesaggio della poesia mondiale. Ma le proporzioni non ingannino, dal momento che per studiare le loro poesie non bastano le 2.116 pagine dell’antologia Those Who from Afar Loo...

When: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI In collaboration with : Istituto Luce - Entrance : Free Please join Istituto Luce Cinecittà and the Italian Cultural Institute for the presentation of the book 'My Antonioni' edited by Carlo Di Carlo. A selection of writin...

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI - Entrance : Free This is the first of two talks -the second will take place in December and will be dedicated to "Memory, Monuments and Community"- on the political use of history. The animated discussion that in recent ti...

When: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : ICI In collaboration with : Centro Primo Levi - Entrance : Free In collaboration with Centro Primo Levi and Rome Lab Project, a lecture on The Arch of Titus, the Jews, and the Ceremony of the Adventus. Marina Caffiero will discu...

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York - Organized by : IIC - Entrance : Free A panel discussion to present  Those who from afar look like flies, an anthology of Italian poetry from Pasolini to 1975, edited by Luigi Ballerini e Beppe Cavatorta, University of Toronto Press. The book i...

When: Opening Novembre7 at 6pm - On view from November 8 to December 5, 2017 - Monday through Friday 10am to 5pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of New York The exhibition is organized in collaboration with the American Academy in Rome, and curated by Christian Caliandro. It is a creative dialog between American and Italian artists, raising fro...

The opening of CIMA (Center for Italian modern art) first, followed by Magazzino Italian Art (to which is dedicated the photo exhibition currently on view at the Institute) shows confidence about the interest for Italian art from early 1900s to contemporary art. In this respect, the extensive exhibition dedicated to Burri at the Guggenheim Museum i...