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Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

Major Exhibition of Paul Cézanne’s Portraits at the National Gallery of Art, March 25 through July 1, 2018

| March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bringing together some 60 paintings drawn from collections around the world, Cézanne Portraits is the first exhibition devoted exclusively to this often-neglected genre of his work. The revelatory exhibition explores the pictorial and thematic characteristics of Paul Cézanne’s (1839–1906) portraits, the chronological development of his style and method, and the range and influence of his sitters. The […]

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The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

The Vignelli Legacy at Italian Embassy

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Rochester Institute of Technology are pleased to present an exhibition featuring some of the most iconic designs conceived by Massimo and Lella Vignelli. The opening event will include a lecture on The Vignelli Legacy by R. Roger Remington, Professor of Graphic Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology. During […]

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Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint Francis at La Verna

| March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Drawing from the National Gallery of Art’s rich holdings of works with Franciscan imagery, Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint […]

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Kennedy Center’s classical season offers focus on Italy, Noseda

Kennedy Center’s classical season offers focus on Italy, Noseda

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The NSO continues to feel what one might term the Gianandrea Noseda effect, with a new level of offerings and programming in the second season of its new music director. Britten’s War Requiem with Karina Flores, Ian Bostridge and Matthias Goerne. A program of Vivaldi, Gesualdo, Dallapiccola and Rossini’s “Stabat Mater.” And, a guest performance, […]

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Author Jhumpa Lahiri learns to juggle English, Italian and Trump – Houston Chronicle

Author Jhumpa Lahiri learns to juggle English, Italian and Trump – Houston Chronicle

| January 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

But, for her, “In Other Words” was no “Eat Pray Love” lark. She not only moved to Italy for three years, but gave up speaking or writing in English completely, totally immersing herself in a new culture that she never felt truly at home in. No matter how proficient her linguistic skills – she became […]

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“Archeologia del Futuro” Inaugurazione dell’opera dell’artista Fabrizio Plessi

“Archeologia del Futuro” Inaugurazione dell’opera dell’artista Fabrizio Plessi

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Washington D.C., 28 settembre 2017 – Un pubblico numeroso ha assistito oggi alla cerimonia di apertura dell’imponente installazione dell’artista italiano Fabrizio Plessi nel salone dell’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington. L’opera, in precedenza installata presso il Ministero degli Affari Esteri a Roma, sarà visitabile durante il mese di ottobre. Plessi è uno degli artisti contemporanei italiani più […]

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Trio Lennon Returns to Washington, DC

Trio Lennon Returns to Washington, DC

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Trio Lennon, with Luca Marziali, Roberto Molinelli and Alessandro Culiani returns to the DC area with a September 26, performance at the at the International Development Banks and on September 28, in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1995, the Trio Lennon is composed of renowned soloists from the Marche region, and performs a repertoire that […]

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