The strength of Nivola in New York: Figure in Field, running until March 15 at the Cooper Union, lies not in treasures borrowed from distant museums but in the focus on much unlikelier sites: in Brooklyn, Tottenville, Brighton Beach, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and in Jamaica, Queens. Of course, there are excellent, rarely seen models, paintings, and sketc...

Kate LoMedico Marriott, the 29-year-old artist behind history’s most exhaustive reconstructions of heteromorph ammonites and multiple visual conservation projects, has been inducted into the world’s most elite alliance for ocean artists, the Ocean Artists Society. The Ocean Artists Society, or OAS, was founded by legendary ocean painter Wyland, who...

Dawn Mello, former president of Bergdorf Goodman, died on Sunday morning at her home in New York. As president of Berdorf in the 1980s, Mello helped transform the department store from a carriage trade retailer into an emporium of the world’s most sought-after labels, introducing Americans to now-household names such as Michael Kors, Fendi and Arma...

Tuesday evening, the Consulate General of Italy hosted an important reception, Italy@NYC, in collaboration with the Italian Trade Commission, to celebrate Italian Style and the participation of the best in Italian fashion in New York Fashion Week 2020 and the Coterie Fashion Show at the Jacob Javits Center. The reception was attended by the Italian...

Giulia Zoavo is an Italian-born, Brooklyn-based graphic designer and illustrator. After several years spent working as a graphic designer in Italy, in 2016 she quit her job to pursue her passion for illustration. One year later she started collaborating with the creative agency Sagmeister&Walsh and moved to New York City to follow her dreams. While...

The wooden horses, lions, tigers and giraffes of the DeAngelis Carousel have spun all over the South Shore. The all-wood menagerie captivated local children from Pembroke to Stoughton to Houghs Neck through the '20s, '30s, '40s and into the '50s, until its original owner died and the carousel sat aging and unused in a Quincy home for several decade...

Italians in Italy embrace a slower pace of life, which explains the extended lunches and partaking in a daily aperitivo. The idea of the Italian aperitivo, is a quintessential Italian concept in step with living la dolce vita. It enhances the spirit of connecting with family and friends, to have good conversation and stimulate the appetite. Typical...

Antonio Vendome, popularly known as ‘Nino’, is a real example of a person who carries the American dream in his heart. At barely 10 years, Antonio Vendome NYC was doing shoe-shining, but he since has risen to become a renowned real estate developer and investor. His dream was to be carried through by his daughter Raquel Vendome when she decided to...

C'è stato un momento, a cavallo della metà dei meravigliosi 90 anni che la Pininfarina festeggerà il prossimo maggio, che dall’atelier torinese uscivano esclusivamente capolavori. Il mondo dell’auto era continuamente a bocca aperta e c’era la fila dei costruttori che sognavano di avere almeno una loro vettura disegnata, se non addirittura direttame...

If you grew up in an Italian-American household, you definitely know a thing or two about Italian American superstitions.  You have very likely been witness to a series of bizarre rituals and beliefs practiced by parents and grandparents. Many of these were never fully explained to us: you just went ahead with them because you were supposed to. The...