An exhibition exploring the works of photographer Carl Chiarenza opens today at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibit will be on view in the Photography Gallery from May 17th through November 12th. Born to Italian immigrant parents and raised in Rochester, New York, Chiarenza’s interest in photography developed early in his childhood. From...

Saturday, May 18, 2019. Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071. In honor of the upcoming 100th birthday of legendary film director Federico Fellini, the Los Angeles Public Library’s Photo Collection and International Languages Department, under the auspices of the of the Comune di Ri...

Two things Lawrence Ferlinghetti has done in abundance — besides writing poetry — is paint and pose for pictures. And there are enough of each to fill a gallery. To that end, in honor of the North Beach bard’s 100th birthday on March 24, Rena Bransten Gallery is showing the paintings of Ferlinghetti, and Canessa Gallery is showing pictures of Ferli...

“For me to take a picture is an act of love, something to connect with the rest of the world and... voila!” Italian photographer and AnOther Magazine contributor Paolo Roversi says on the phone from his Paris studio of nearly four decades. “It’s like a kiss. It is to exchange a regard. It is very simple.” Very simple – and pure. For Roversi, the ph...

"I spent so much time abroad that I almost forgot what it means to be British," writes photographer Sam Gregg on his website. Born in London in 1990, Sam travels relentlessly around the world in search of his next subject. He has, for instance, visited Bangkok to photograph the notorious Klong Toey, and Phuket to capture the legendary Festival of t...

Photographer Larry Racioppo loves his native Brooklyn and has made it his life’s work for nearly 50 years to document the borough’s transforming neighborhoods as well as his family and friends who have called it home. His latest book, Brooklyn Before, Photographs 1971—1983, was released earlier this year and illustrates a very different, pre-gentri...

Italian neorealism is rooted in the bloodied soil of Fascism. When postwar life arrived for the artists, filmmakers, and photographers who had trudged through the Benito Mussolini years as propagandists, their work had to evolve from goading the nationalistic fervor that drove Italy toward war. Shaped by an era of denouement, Italian neorealism dif...

«A essere sincero, ero seduto sulla tazza del water». Tra leggenda e realtà, sempre meglio la prima. Lo diceva Red Auerbach, l’inventore della dinastia dei Boston Celtics. E quindi questo articolo dovrebbe cominciare così. C’era una volta un italiano che sognava di fare il fotografo per l’Olimpo del basket Nba e per questo inseguì il suo sogno amer...

The "Feeling Italian" photographic contest - "Sentirsi Italiani" is promoted by SIETAR (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research) Italia (www.sietar-italia.org). The competition represents the first phase of a broader and more detailed action research project developed by an interdisciplinary scientific committee that envisions, s...

The international comedy hit My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!, featuring actor and comedian Peter J. Fogel, will be coming back to Stage West at The Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from Dec. 19 through Jan. 20, 2019. One part lasagna, one part kreplach, and two parts Prozac, you don't have to be Jewish or Italian t...