by Allison Soto Morales   Originally from Genoa, Italy, Vanessa Beecroft is an Italian artist living here in our backyard. Born to an English father and an Italian mother, she was raised in Italy by her mother, a feminist in her own right.   She studied in both Genoa from 1983 to 1988, at the Civico Liceo Artistico Nicolò Barbarino an...

For years, photographer and documentary filmmaker Mario Cuccia has been researching Sicilian carts, as small and colorful icons of the island's artisan creativity.   With scrupulous care and passion, he has studied the features and peculiarities of these magnificent means of transportation, completely painted and sculpted in relief: as great...

With a classic North American cross-country road trip in mind, Italian photographer Nicholas Albrecht sold his digital camera, bought a motor home and hit the road. But within a few days of arriving at the Salton Sea — an enormous salt-water lake in the Southern California desert — those plans went out the RV window.   Albrecht ended up stay...

Il nuovo progetto del fotografo italiano Alexo Wandael è una finestra sulla vita e la personalità di uomini e donne nati e cresciuti in Italia che si sono trasferiti in America in età adulta per seguire e soprattutto realizzare un sogno.   Le immagini e le interviste di ITALIANY.US raccontano italiani coraggiosi che hanno saputo andare incon...

by Catherine Accardi   Perhaps some people believe history is a thing of the past. Think again. It is all around you. You look at it every day and likely even admire it. Examples are the many Italian cultural sites of San Francisco's North Beach such as the Columbus Tower and St. Francis Church.   These monuments to our cultural past...

This 1999 photo of Mary Ginnetti by Anthony Riccio is featured in Riccio's book "The Italian American Experience in New Haven: Images and Oral Histories." Riccio will show his photos and discuss his book at an event at the New Haven Museum on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The 5:30 p.m. event (snow date: Thursday, Dec. 5) coincides with the current exhibition...

When: Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)Where: Italian Cultural Institute , 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 , Chicago, IL   The photographer will be in attendance at the opening.Jon Guido Bertelli, from Florence, Italy, academically trained there and in Oslo. Following a few years as an Art Director / Graphic Designer he cho...

Italian fine art and fashion photographer Alexo Wandael's latest project is a visual celebration of Italians working, living and loving in New York through a series of black and white portraits on location.   The exhibition is a window into the Italian excellence here in New York. Stories of Italian human resources often not recognized back...

In occasion of the 450-year anniversary of the death of Michelangelo Buonarroti, the Government Department responsible for Florence's Museums, and the Grandi Opere – FMR UTET Editorial Group present Il Potere dello Sguardo ("The Power of a Look,") beginning February 18th. On show in the Tuscan Capital's Museum of Medicean Chapels until March 15th...

by Maria Antonella Mannino Sembra poter condensare in sé l'idea di una sorta di sicilianità ubiqua ed universale, l'immagine dal titolo Frank, scattata dal fotografo Paul Cary Goldberg, parte della serie Tutta La Famiglia: a Photographic Exhibition of Community Life in Gloucester, Massachusetts, esposta fino al 9 gennaio al John D. Calandra Italia...