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Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

Mark Mazzetti, New York Times Correspondent Wins Urbino Press Award

| May 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

Italian Ambassador to the U.S. Armando Varricchio will make the official announcement May 17 during a ceremony at the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. —— Washington DC, May 11, 2016 – The New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti is the winner of the 2016 Urbino Press Award, the Italian prize that is awarded annually […]

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Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries at the National Gallery of Art

Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries at the National Gallery of Art

| March 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

On March 21, 2016, the National Gallery of Art debuted the second release in its Online Editions series, Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries by the late Miklós Boskovits, one of the leading scholars of early Italian art. More than a decade in the making, this catalog offers a fresh examination of this […]

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Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

Protecting our Heritage – a program by EUNIC Washington DC, proposed by the Italian rotating presidency of the network

| January 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I am a human, and nothing of that which is human is alien to me.” This famous quotation by the Latin playwright Terence (2nd century BC) is often cited as the motto of Humanitas, an ideal based on the fulfillment of the best human potential and values, the pursuit of beauty, education, kindness and tolerance. […]

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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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