Divina Bellezza: Siena Cathedral Floor

Divine Beauty: The Floor of Siena’s Cathedral on view through October 27, 2014

  Divine Beauty: The Floor of Siena’s Cathedral The mosaic masterpiece created by about 40 different artists during the 14th-19th centuries is usually protected by the feet of thousands of daily visitors and covered from view. But during the summer

Divina Bellezza: Siena Cathedral Floor

Divine Beauty: The Floor of Siena’s Cathedral on view through October 27, 2014

  Divine Beauty: The Floor of Siena’s Cathedral The mosaic masterpiece created by about 40 different artists during the 14th-19th centuries is usually protected by the feet of thousands of daily visitors and covered from view. But during the summer

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ISLAM: Arms & Armour from the Federick Stibbert Collection, through November 9, 2014

A journey through the lands of the Islamic world, from Turkey, Persia, India Mughal past centuries… At the Stibbert Museum in Florence, this richly illustrated exhibit presents armors from the Islamic collection of the Museum from the late 15th-early 19th centuries,

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ISLAM: Arms & Armour from the Federick Stibbert Collection, through November 9, 2014

A journey through the lands of the Islamic world, from Turkey, Persia, India Mughal past centuries… At the Stibbert Museum in Florence, this richly illustrated exhibit presents armors from the Islamic collection of the Museum from the late 15th-early 19th centuries,

Roberto Barni, "Atto Muto," 2007

“Counterpoints of Contemporary Art” – Villa Medici at Poggio a Caiano through September 8, 2014

Through September 8, 2014, the historic Medici Villa at Poggio a Caiano near Florence, a UNESCO “World Heritage” site, is the setting for Counterpoints of Contemporary Art, a series of works selected by the Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art in

Roberto Barni, "Atto Muto," 2007

“Counterpoints of Contemporary Art” – Villa Medici at Poggio a Caiano through September 8, 2014

Through September 8, 2014, the historic Medici Villa at Poggio a Caiano near Florence, a UNESCO “World Heritage” site, is the setting for Counterpoints of Contemporary Art, a series of works selected by the Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art in

Juan Pablo Macías

SACI’s Installation and Performance Art Instructor, Pietro Gaglianò, presents art talks/workshops in Abruzzo

Nuova Didattica Popolare by Pietro Gaglianò August 9/11/12, 2014 from 9-10:30pm Piazza del Torrione and other venues in Guilmi (Province of Chieti, Abruzzo – ITALY) Curated by GuilmiArtProject (GAP) Following the experience of the last year, GAP (GuilmiArtProject) announces a new edition

Juan Pablo Macías

SACI’s Installation and Performance Art Instructor, Pietro Gaglianò, presents art talks/workshops in Abruzzo

Nuova Didattica Popolare by Pietro Gaglianò August 9/11/12, 2014 from 9-10:30pm Piazza del Torrione and other venues in Guilmi (Province of Chieti, Abruzzo – ITALY) Curated by GuilmiArtProject (GAP) Following the experience of the last year, GAP (GuilmiArtProject) announces a new edition

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Open call to “Lo Informe” summer workshop in Barcelona, deadline: August 11, 2014

Open Call: SUMMER WORKSHOP | September 8-13, 2014 LO INFORME (FORMLESS) Curated by Catalina Lozano September 8th – 13th 2014 |  Halfhouse , Barcelona Curator : Catalina Lozano Workshops by: Sean Lynch , François Bucher & Lina López, Catalina Lozano

loinforme

Open call to “Lo Informe” summer workshop in Barcelona, deadline: August 11, 2014

Open Call: SUMMER WORKSHOP | September 8-13, 2014 LO INFORME (FORMLESS) Curated by Catalina Lozano September 8th – 13th 2014 |  Halfhouse , Barcelona Curator : Catalina Lozano Workshops by: Sean Lynch , François Bucher & Lina López, Catalina Lozano

Work bench of jewelry artist Laura Wandry (Florence)

SACI Late Spring & Summer Jewelry Design field trips in Florence

The Late Spring and Summer terms at SACI require long studio hours, but with so much concentrated time, a lot of work can get done in a condensed study period. The Jewelry Design class spent intense hours at their work

Work bench of jewelry artist Laura Wandry (Florence)

SACI Late Spring & Summer Jewelry Design field trips in Florence

The Late Spring and Summer terms at SACI require long studio hours, but with so much concentrated time, a lot of work can get done in a condensed study period. The Jewelry Design class spent intense hours at their work

Beginning Sculpture Class (Instructor: John Taylor)

SACI Summer 2014 Sculpture Field Trips

This summer, the Beginning Sculpture class, taught by Instructor John Taylor, was busy carving and modeling, but they also had time to take some pretty amazing field trips to: Pietrasanta (an international center for sculpture) and around Florence to important

Beginning Sculpture Class (Instructor: John Taylor)

SACI Summer 2014 Sculpture Field Trips

This summer, the Beginning Sculpture class, taught by Instructor John Taylor, was busy carving and modeling, but they also had time to take some pretty amazing field trips to: Pietrasanta (an international center for sculpture) and around Florence to important

LGBTE

Artist call: Turin’s LGBTE International Art deadline is August 17, 2014

S.A.L.I.G.I.A. Submit your artwork! LGBTE INTERNATIONAL ART – La Grande Battaglia Trova Esito TURIN, Ex Manifattura Tabacchi September 8th – October 17th Opening September 8th at 6:30pm LGBTE International Art is a project by Associazione Koinè, in collaboration with Fondazione

LGBTE

Artist call: Turin’s LGBTE International Art deadline is August 17, 2014

S.A.L.I.G.I.A. Submit your artwork! LGBTE INTERNATIONAL ART – La Grande Battaglia Trova Esito TURIN, Ex Manifattura Tabacchi September 8th – October 17th Opening September 8th at 6:30pm LGBTE International Art is a project by Associazione Koinè, in collaboration with Fondazione

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“Night of Remembrance. 70 years after the destruction of the bridges of Florence”: Boboli Gardens, August 3, 2014 at 9pm

La Notte della Memoria Boboli Gardens – Piazzale della Meridiana – Florence, ITALY August 3, 2014 at 9pm Free entry from Piazza Pitti – Cortile dell’Ammannati It was exactly 70 years after the terrible night of August 3, 1944, when

nottememoria

“Night of Remembrance. 70 years after the destruction of the bridges of Florence”: Boboli Gardens, August 3, 2014 at 9pm

La Notte della Memoria Boboli Gardens – Piazzale della Meridiana – Florence, ITALY August 3, 2014 at 9pm Free entry from Piazza Pitti – Cortile dell’Ammannati It was exactly 70 years after the terrible night of August 3, 1944, when

Artist Molly Di Grazia

SACI MFA in Studio Art student, Molly Di Grazia, completes residency in Spain

SACI MFA in Studio Art student, Molly Di Grazia just returned to Italy from a residency in Spain that contributed greatly to her experience studying and making art while in Europe: This July, I was fortunate to have been given

Artist Molly Di Grazia

SACI MFA in Studio Art student, Molly Di Grazia, completes residency in Spain

SACI MFA in Studio Art student, Molly Di Grazia just returned to Italy from a residency in Spain that contributed greatly to her experience studying and making art while in Europe: This July, I was fortunate to have been given

Jules Maidoff, "Balance"

SACI Founder and Director Emeritus Jules Maidoff in Siracusa, Sicily

Earlier this month, on July 17, 2014, SACI Founder and Director Emeritus Jules Maidoff donated one of his paintings to the newly established Museo Civico di Arte Contemporanea in Siracusa, Sicily – the first painting of the collection. Jules presented

Jules Maidoff, "Balance"

SACI Founder and Director Emeritus Jules Maidoff in Siracusa, Sicily

Earlier this month, on July 17, 2014, SACI Founder and Director Emeritus Jules Maidoff donated one of his paintings to the newly established Museo Civico di Arte Contemporanea in Siracusa, Sicily – the first painting of the collection. Jules presented

Equilibrium @ Ferragamo

“Equilibrium” at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo through April 12, 2015

Master shoe designer and artist, Salvatore Ferragamo, in his quest to design not only beautiful, whimsical, and creative shoes, dedicated much of his research into making shoes also comfortable and fit the foot. His research included studies of human anatomy

Equilibrium @ Ferragamo

“Equilibrium” at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo through April 12, 2015

Master shoe designer and artist, Salvatore Ferragamo, in his quest to design not only beautiful, whimsical, and creative shoes, dedicated much of his research into making shoes also comfortable and fit the foot. His research included studies of human anatomy

Robert_Capa, Henri Matisse in his studio, near Nice, France, August 1949 © Robert Capa - International Center of Photography - Magnum Photos

Robert Capa photography retrospective in Lucca through November 2, 2014

ROBERT CAPA – Retrospective Curated by Maurizio Vanni In collaboration with Magnum Photos A production of MVIVA Perhaps the greatest war photographer of the last century, Robert Capa showed the world some of the most dramatic images of World War

Robert_Capa, Henri Matisse in his studio, near Nice, France, August 1949 © Robert Capa - International Center of Photography - Magnum Photos

Robert Capa photography retrospective in Lucca through November 2, 2014

ROBERT CAPA – Retrospective Curated by Maurizio Vanni In collaboration with Magnum Photos A production of MVIVA Perhaps the greatest war photographer of the last century, Robert Capa showed the world some of the most dramatic images of World War

Jacob Aue Sobol

“Cortona On the Move” photography exhibitions through September 28, 2014

Cortona On The Move – Photography in Travel July 17 – September 28, 2014 Cortona, Italy The 4th edition of the international photography festival Cortona On The Move – Photography in Travel, runs through September 28th, 2014, in Cortona, and

Jacob Aue Sobol

“Cortona On the Move” photography exhibitions through September 28, 2014

Cortona On The Move – Photography in Travel July 17 – September 28, 2014 Cortona, Italy The 4th edition of the international photography festival Cortona On The Move – Photography in Travel, runs through September 28th, 2014, in Cortona, and

ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI, "Mary Magdalene in Ecstacy", oil on canvas, 81 x 105 cm, circa 1613-1620

Recently found Artemisia Gentileschi painting reaches ecstatic sell price at auction

During a recent auction of 19th-Century Paintings & Drawings at Sotheby’s in Paris, the painting Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy, by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654) was sold for a whopping €865,500 ($1.18m) — the highest price achieved for a work by the artist,

ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI, "Mary Magdalene in Ecstacy", oil on canvas, 81 x 105 cm, circa 1613-1620

Recently found Artemisia Gentileschi painting reaches ecstatic sell price at auction

During a recent auction of 19th-Century Paintings & Drawings at Sotheby’s in Paris, the painting Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy, by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654) was sold for a whopping €865,500 ($1.18m) — the highest price achieved for a work by the artist,

Karim Shokair

SACI Alum Karim Shokair enjoys recent success with photography while in Florence

SACI Alum Karim Shokair (Spring and Late Spring 2014) decided to come to SACI from Cairo, Egypt, this year to take a break from the work world and pursue his creative dreams with photography. While being encouraged by his instructors

Karim Shokair

SACI Alum Karim Shokair enjoys recent success with photography while in Florence

SACI Alum Karim Shokair (Spring and Late Spring 2014) decided to come to SACI from Cairo, Egypt, this year to take a break from the work world and pursue his creative dreams with photography. While being encouraged by his instructors