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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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Italian Abstract Artist Bice Lazzari At National Museum of Women in the Arts

Italian Abstract Artist Bice Lazzari At National Museum of Women in the Arts

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA), in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy, presents Bice Lazzari: Signature Line, on view May 10 through Sept. 22, 2013. The exhibition features 25 paintings and drawings by Lazzari (1900–81), one of Italy’s most revered modern artists. Discouraged from studying the figure in art school in […]

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National Italian Flag Throwing Team Performs in Washington

National Italian Flag Throwing Team Performs in Washington

| May 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The National Italian Flag Throwing Team (Nazionale Italiana Sbandieratori) was in Washington this Mother’s Day Weekend where they performed at the Italian Embassy on Saturday and at the Casa Italiana Cultural Center on Sunday.

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Trio Addendum Shines in Washington D.C. Casa Italiana Cultural Center

Trio Addendum Shines in Washington D.C. Casa Italiana Cultural Center

| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the occasion of the Year of Italian Culture in the United States, the  musical group Trio Addendum, performed on April 7, 2013, a concert at Casa Italiana in Washington, D.C.  The group composed of Luca Marziali (violin), Alessandro Culiani (cello), and Paolo Zannini (piano), performed pieces from Nino Rota, Ennio Morricone, Gioacchino Rossini, and […]

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Next Stop Italy – A Journey into Italian Contemporary Photography

Next Stop Italy – A Journey into Italian Contemporary Photography

| March 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the Phillips Collections -March 9 – April 28, 2013 – The exhibition features 12 works—ranging from landscapes to surrealist figures—by established and emerging Italian photographers, including Andrea Galvani, Franco Vaccari, and Paolo Ventura.

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