Archive for September, 2015

Hirshhorn’s “Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914–1971)”

Hirshhorn’s “Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914–1971)”

| September 24, 2015

Showing Rare or Never-Before-Seen Works Collection Works Highlight Trends from Futurism to Arte Povera “Le Onde: Waves of Italian Influence (1914–1971)” runs Aug. 22–Jan. 3, 2016, at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. This exhibition of nearly 20 works from the museum’s collection follows Italian contributions to the transnational evolution of abstraction, through movements and tendencies such […]

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Viva il Papa!

Viva il Papa!

| September 24, 2015

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Italians born in Italy Continue to Be Treated As Second-Class Italian Citizens

Italians born in Italy Continue to Be Treated As Second-Class Italian Citizens

| September 15, 2015

As Italian Americans who were born in Italy, we continue to be baffled by the Italian government’s inability to correct the bureaucratic nightmare that we must endure to “regain” our Italian citizenship – a constitutional right we never lost. We thank our Representative Hon. Fucsia Nissoli for continuing to fight for those of us who […]

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