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A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

| May 7, 2018

Francesco Pergolesi uses environmental portraiture and still lifes to celebrate the disappearing culture of Italy’s independent shopkeepers, in a new exhibition at Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago. Source: A New Exhibition Celebrates Italy’s Small Businesses | PDN Online

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Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

| April 27, 2018

The Dolce & Gabbana woman can be defined by her willful rejection of the well-known Coco Chanel edict—preferring to put on rather than take off one final accessory before leaving the house—and the almost comically ornate jewelry on display echoed this attitude. Source: Dolce & Gabbana Bring Luxury to the Library

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Brera Modern to open after Palazzo Citterio revamp – English – ANSA.it

Brera Modern to open after Palazzo Citterio revamp – English – ANSA.it

| April 13, 2018

Some 40 years of vicissitudes later, Palazzo Citterio will become part of the Brera Art Gallery with its over 6,500 square meters of modern and contemporary art. The official handover to museum director James Bradburne is expected to come in June after all the various systems installed have been tested, the culture ministry’s Lombardy region […]

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‘Once we’re dead, we’re dead’: Dolce and Gabbana say label will die with them

‘Once we’re dead, we’re dead’: Dolce and Gabbana say label will die with them

| April 7, 2018

  “Once we’re dead, we’re dead. I don’t want a Japanese designer to start designing Dolce & Gabbana,” Gabbana, 55, said in an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. Dolce, 59, added that the pair had refused “every offer to buy the brand”. “You can have all the money in the world, but if […]

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Pasta and present: Italian American St. Joseph Society dines first, walks it off in annual parade

Pasta and present: Italian American St. Joseph Society dines first, walks it off in annual parade

| March 9, 2018

“My father comes from the bottom of the boot — he lives for wine, women and mozzarella,” said Greco, whose accent sounds at home in the Bronx or Chalmette. “My mother from Naples cares about the five Fs: family, food, friends, faith forever. That’s what my life revolves around.” Source: Pasta and present: Italian American […]

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THE HOLY NAME Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age

THE HOLY NAME Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age

| February 15, 2018

  This landmark exhibition, organized to commemorate Fairfield University’s 75th anniversary, features artistic treasures from the Roman church of the Gesù never before seen in America: Bernini’s bust of Roberto Bellarmino (patron saint of Fairfield University), Gaulli’s monumental painted wood model of the apse, a gilt bronze altar sculpture by the versatile painter, draftsman and […]

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A caccia dei capolavori italiani rubati e finiti all’estero – Linkiesta.it

A caccia dei capolavori italiani rubati e finiti all’estero – Linkiesta.it

| February 3, 2018

La scultura di Tiberio e una statua di marmo raffigurante il generale Druso minore. Le due opere sono tornate a casa solo l’anno scorso. Al termine di un’indagine lunga quasi quindici anni i carabinieri del Comando tutela patrimonio culturale hanno scovato i due splendidi reperti in America. Il ritratto scultoreo dell’imperatore era finito nell’abitazione di […]

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Making violins

Making violins

| January 29, 2018

Listen closely enough as you walk through one fabled Italian forest, and you might just imagine you’re hearing music. Seth Doane has sent us a Postcard from the Dolomites: The stunning beauty of the Dolomites is apparent to anyone who visits Italy’s Alps. But Fabio Ognibene sees much more in this forest: He selects wood […]

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Frank Stella on Six Decades of Experimentation and Change

Frank Stella on Six Decades of Experimentation and Change

| January 25, 2018

  The New York–based Stella, now 81, burst onto the scene barely out of college with his “Black Paintings,” sober geometric studies composed of wide black stripes separated by chalky white lines. These won him inclusion in “16 Americans,” the famed 1959–60 group show at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. He stayed in the […]

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Italian Dual-Language Program & “La Doppia Vita” — Language Magazine

Italian Dual-Language Program & “La Doppia Vita” — Language Magazine

| January 20, 2018

In the public classrooms of Glendale Unified School District, a small part of Los Angeles is being taught language arts, math, and science in Italian nearly all day long. Source: Italian Dual-Language Program & “La Doppia Vita” — Language Magazine

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Lady Gaga wows Milan crowd with Joanne tour 

Lady Gaga wows Milan crowd with Joanne tour 

| January 20, 2018

Gaga gave a monologue on equality and then launched into “Edge of Glory”, dedicating it to her family and in particular to her cousins Antonino, Giuseppe and Maria Germanotta.    “Today I’m here with my whole family,” she said, seated at the piano.    “I met my Italian cousins for the first time; they came up from […]

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In NY Italian American Museum sells three buildings in bid to expand 

In NY Italian American Museum sells three buildings in bid to expand 

| January 16, 2018

The Italian American Museum has struck a deal to sell three buildings it owns on Grand Street to a development group that will build a bigger museum in the base of a residential condo the group plans to erect on the site.The museum, founded by Joseph Scelsa, a retired sociology professor at Queens College who […]

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