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Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World at the National Gallery of Art

Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World at the National Gallery of Art

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, an unprecedented exhibition of some 50 rare bronze sculptures and related works from the Hellenistic period is on view at the National Gallery of Art from December 13, 2015, through March 20, 2016.   The exhibit was previously at the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, and the J. Paul […]

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Simona Irrera at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

Simona Irrera at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center

| November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center invites you to the American screening of the award-winning documentary “Songbirth” on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm.  Simona Irrera, author and filmmaker, will be present. “SongBirth” is a feature documentary on the creation of songs – told by songwriters, filmed in London, Los Angeles, Milan, Rome, Nashville and […]

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Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence at Hirshhorn – Italian works from Futurism to Arte Povera to Kinetic Art

Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence at Hirshhorn – Italian works from Futurism to Arte Povera to Kinetic Art

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibit called Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914–1971) is on view at the Hirshhorn Museum. The show features 20 works from the museum’s collection that demonstrate the contributions of Italian artists to the evolution of abstract art. The collection includes art movements and trends such as futurism, spatialism, op art and kinetic […]

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Movie’n’food – Sapore di Cinema” all’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington per celebrare EXPO Milano 2015

Movie’n’food – Sapore di Cinema” all’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington per celebrare EXPO Milano 2015

| September 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Washington, 11 settembre 2015 – Cosa unisce una foto di Sharon Stone che sforna una pizza in un ristorante di Piazza Navona, un abito di Gattinoni ispirato ai colori dell’olio d’oliva, il celebre Antonio De Curtis – in arte Totò – in Miseria e Nobiltà, il famoso Timballo preparato per il Gattopardo, alias Burt Lancaster, […]

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Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence at  the National Gallery of Art

Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence at the National Gallery of Art

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The first major retrospective exhibition ever presented of paintings by the imaginative Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo (1462–1522) will premiere at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from February 1 through May 3, 2015. Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence will showcase some 40 of the artist’s most compelling works. […]

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Calligaris:  Bringing Italian smart design to Washington

Calligaris: Bringing Italian smart design to Washington

| December 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Italian furniture store Calligaris has just settled into its new location in Georgetown at 3328 M St., and it is a classy, welcome addition for anyone interested in contemporary Italian design. The well-curated showroom feels more like an exhibition of fine design. Calligaris furniture is visually pleasing, particularly the selection of vividly-colored chairs, some of […]

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Last Days of the Dying Gaul at the National Gallery of Art

Last Days of the Dying Gaul at the National Gallery of Art

| March 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of visitors at the National Gallery got their last peek at the Dying Gaul this weekend. Created in the first or second century AD, the Dying Gaul is one of the most renowned works from antiquity. This exhibition marked the first time it has left Italy since 1797, when Napoleonic forces took the sculpture to Paris, […]

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