Monthly Archives: September 2015

Venice (photo by Lorenzo Pezzatini)

SACI’s 2016 VENICE Summer Program: Contemporary Art + Digital Photography, application deadline: May 15, 2016

SACI’s VENICE Summer Program 2016 A Special 4-week Program in Venice, ITALY Each Summer term Studio Art Centers International (SACI) offers a special 4-week program in Venice, a city renowned for both its traditional art treasures and its celebration of innovative contemporary

Venice (photo by Lorenzo Pezzatini)

SACI’s 2016 VENICE Summer Program: Contemporary Art + Digital Photography, application deadline: May 15, 2016

SACI’s VENICE Summer Program 2016 A Special 4-week Program in Venice, ITALY Each Summer term Studio Art Centers International (SACI) offers a special 4-week program in Venice, a city renowned for both its traditional art treasures and its celebration of innovative contemporary

Carole Robb, "Paris, Helen of Troy, Passionate Collisions" watercolor on paper, 2015

“Carole Robb: Re-imagining the Antique” watercolor exhibition opens in the SACI Gallery Tuesday, October 6 at 6pm

CAROLE ROBB: RE-IMAGINING THE ANTIQUE October 6 – November 3, 2015 Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 6 at 6pm This series of watercolors by SACI Artists Council Member, Carole Robb is based on Ovid’s Paris & Helen of Troy from “Heroides”, making

Carole Robb, "Paris, Helen of Troy, Passionate Collisions" watercolor on paper, 2015

“Carole Robb: Re-imagining the Antique” watercolor exhibition opens in the SACI Gallery Tuesday, October 6 at 6pm

CAROLE ROBB: RE-IMAGINING THE ANTIQUE October 6 – November 3, 2015 Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 6 at 6pm This series of watercolors by SACI Artists Council Member, Carole Robb is based on Ovid’s Paris & Helen of Troy from “Heroides”, making

Scompiglio

“I Can Reach You (From One to Many)” curated by SACI instructors opens October 3, 2015 – Tenuta dello Scompiglio

I Can Reach You (From One to Many) October 3, 2015 – February 28, 2016 OPENING: Saturday, October 3, 2015, 4-7:30pm Artists: Bianco-Valente, Claudia Losi, Valerio Rocco Orlando Curated by: Daria Filardo, Pietro Gaglianò, Angel Moya Garcia I can reach you (from one to

Scompiglio

“I Can Reach You (From One to Many)” curated by SACI instructors opens October 3, 2015 – Tenuta dello Scompiglio

I Can Reach You (From One to Many) October 3, 2015 – February 28, 2016 OPENING: Saturday, October 3, 2015, 4-7:30pm Artists: Bianco-Valente, Claudia Losi, Valerio Rocco Orlando Curated by: Daria Filardo, Pietro Gaglianò, Angel Moya Garcia I can reach you (from one to

Khaldoon Daoud

In the SACI Gallery through October 2, 2015 “Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West”

Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West In the SACI Gallery, through October 2, 2015 The exhibition Dialogue Between East & West is a continuation of work about exploring diverse cultures by Khaldoon Daoud (born in Al Fuhais, Jordan, 1960). Paintings of human

Khaldoon Daoud

In the SACI Gallery through October 2, 2015 “Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West”

Khaldoon Daoud: Dialogue Between East and West In the SACI Gallery, through October 2, 2015 The exhibition Dialogue Between East & West is a continuation of work about exploring diverse cultures by Khaldoon Daoud (born in Al Fuhais, Jordan, 1960). Paintings of human

Jeff Koons in Florence

“JEFF KOONS in Florence,” contemporary vs. Renaissance: September 26 – December 28, 2015

Jeff Koons in Florence September 26 – December 28, 2015 Opening presentation: Friday, September 25 at 1pm Palazzo Vecchio Argengario, Piazza della Signoria This fall, expect to find a contemporary take on classical sculpture in Florence’s Piazza della Signoria, where

Jeff Koons in Florence

“JEFF KOONS in Florence,” contemporary vs. Renaissance: September 26 – December 28, 2015

Jeff Koons in Florence September 26 – December 28, 2015 Opening presentation: Friday, September 25 at 1pm Palazzo Vecchio Argengario, Piazza della Signoria This fall, expect to find a contemporary take on classical sculpture in Florence’s Piazza della Signoria, where

Bellezza Divina

“Divine Beauty from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana” opens September 24 at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

Divine Beauty from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana September 24, 2015 – January 24, 2016 Palazzo Strozzi, Florence – ITALY At the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence from September 24, 2015 to January 24, 2016, don’t miss the exhibition Divine Beauty from

Bellezza Divina

“Divine Beauty from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana” opens September 24 at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence

Divine Beauty from Van Gogh to Chagall and Fontana September 24, 2015 – January 24, 2016 Palazzo Strozzi, Florence – ITALY At the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence from September 24, 2015 to January 24, 2016, don’t miss the exhibition Divine Beauty from

Allora & Calzadilla, Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos), 2015. Guayanilla–Peñuelas, Puerto Rico. © Allora & Calzadilla. Photo: Myritza Castillo.

Allora & Calzadilla (SACI Alumni, 1995) in Puerto Rico: Dia Art Foundation presents “Puerto Rican Light” (2015)

Allora & Calzadilla Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos) Opening: September 23, 2015 (through September 23, 2017) Puerto Rico Opening on September 23, 2015, the autumnal equinox, Dia Art Foundation presents Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos) (2015), a new long-term work

Allora & Calzadilla, Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos), 2015. Guayanilla–Peñuelas, Puerto Rico. © Allora & Calzadilla. Photo: Myritza Castillo.

Allora & Calzadilla (SACI Alumni, 1995) in Puerto Rico: Dia Art Foundation presents “Puerto Rican Light” (2015)

Allora & Calzadilla Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos) Opening: September 23, 2015 (through September 23, 2017) Puerto Rico Opening on September 23, 2015, the autumnal equinox, Dia Art Foundation presents Puerto Rican Light (Cueva Vientos) (2015), a new long-term work

SACI MFA students at the Prada Foundation in Milan in front of architectural intervention by OMA

SACI MFA students visit Prada Foundation and Palazzo Reale in Milan

SACI MFA in Studio Art first-year and second-year students went to Milan on Wednesday with their instructors Karen Yurkovich and Daria Filardo. They visited the recently opened Milan venue of the Prada Foundation, with an architectural intervention conceived by OMA—led by

SACI MFA students at the Prada Foundation in Milan in front of architectural intervention by OMA

SACI MFA students visit Prada Foundation and Palazzo Reale in Milan

SACI MFA in Studio Art first-year and second-year students went to Milan on Wednesday with their instructors Karen Yurkovich and Daria Filardo. They visited the recently opened Milan venue of the Prada Foundation, with an architectural intervention conceived by OMA—led by

Lorenzo Pezzatini, "balloFilotondo"

SACI instructor, Lorenzo Pezzatini shows at Bari S’arte Festival in Sardinia: September 18-20, 2015

BARI S’ARTE FESTIVAL September 18-20, 2015 Ogliastra, Sardinia – ITALY Three days of art, literature, and music of the territory, transforming the town of Ogliastra into a center of contemporary art and culture. Artists include: Pinuccio Sciola, Giulio Angioni, Lorenzo Pezzatini,

Lorenzo Pezzatini, "balloFilotondo"

SACI instructor, Lorenzo Pezzatini shows at Bari S’arte Festival in Sardinia: September 18-20, 2015

BARI S’ARTE FESTIVAL September 18-20, 2015 Ogliastra, Sardinia – ITALY Three days of art, literature, and music of the territory, transforming the town of Ogliastra into a center of contemporary art and culture. Artists include: Pinuccio Sciola, Giulio Angioni, Lorenzo Pezzatini,

Betty Woodman, "Posing With Vases at the Beach," 2008 33 x 81 x 6 3/4 in (84 x 206 x 17 cm)

BETTY WOODMAN ceramics exhibition at Museo Marino Marini: September 19-November 28, 2015

BETTY WOODMAN at Museo Marino Marini, Florence September 19 – November 28, 2015 Opening: Saturday, September 19 at 7pm From September 19, the Marino Marini Museum in Florence, Italy, will be hosting a solo exhibition of work by Betty Woodman, curated

Betty Woodman, "Posing With Vases at the Beach," 2008 33 x 81 x 6 3/4 in (84 x 206 x 17 cm)

BETTY WOODMAN ceramics exhibition at Museo Marino Marini: September 19-November 28, 2015

BETTY WOODMAN at Museo Marino Marini, Florence September 19 – November 28, 2015 Opening: Saturday, September 19 at 7pm From September 19, the Marino Marini Museum in Florence, Italy, will be hosting a solo exhibition of work by Betty Woodman, curated

“Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits” in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery

“Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits” opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, on view through October 26, 2015

The exhibition Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits opened last week in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, on view through October 26, 2015. Daniele Nannini, an illustrator, painter, and sculptor, and a member of the SACI Artists Council, is showing painting and sculpture that is intentionally playful

“Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits” in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery

“Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits” opened in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, on view through October 26, 2015

The exhibition Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits opened last week in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, on view through October 26, 2015. Daniele Nannini, an illustrator, painter, and sculptor, and a member of the SACI Artists Council, is showing painting and sculpture that is intentionally playful

Alfredo Pirri

Alfredo Pirri and Alvin Curran: Sound + visual installation at the Museo Novecento in Florence, September 11 at 9pm

Passi: A sound and visual installation Alfredo Pirri  installation Alvin Curran  music Museo Novecento, Florence, Italy Opens: September 11, 2015 at 9pm (through October 31) The cycle of works titled Passi [Steps] originates from a work presented in 2003 at the Certosa di

Alfredo Pirri

Alfredo Pirri and Alvin Curran: Sound + visual installation at the Museo Novecento in Florence, September 11 at 9pm

Passi: A sound and visual installation Alfredo Pirri  installation Alvin Curran  music Museo Novecento, Florence, Italy Opens: September 11, 2015 at 9pm (through October 31) The cycle of works titled Passi [Steps] originates from a work presented in 2003 at the Certosa di

Nan Goldin: Untitled, Boston, 1971-1974. Courtesy of Guido Costa Projects

Nan Goldin exhibition in Turin, Italy, features photos from 1970s Boston era, through October 24

Nan Goldin July 2 – October 24, 2015 Guido Costa Projects – Via Mazzini 24, Torino, Italy This special exhibition brings together absolutely unique and previously unseen works of great historical and documentary importance by Nan Goldin. It marks the beginning

Nan Goldin: Untitled, Boston, 1971-1974. Courtesy of Guido Costa Projects

Nan Goldin exhibition in Turin, Italy, features photos from 1970s Boston era, through October 24

Nan Goldin July 2 – October 24, 2015 Guido Costa Projects – Via Mazzini 24, Torino, Italy This special exhibition brings together absolutely unique and previously unseen works of great historical and documentary importance by Nan Goldin. It marks the beginning

Daniele Nannini

“Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits” in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, opening Thursday, September 10 at 6pm

Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits September 10 – October 26, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 10 at 6pm Born in Turin, 1950, Daniele Nannini has a Degree in Humanities from the University of Pisa. He currently lives and works in Florence

Daniele Nannini

“Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits” in SACI’s Maidoff Gallery, opening Thursday, September 10 at 6pm

Daniele Nannini: Animal Portraits September 10 – October 26, 2015 Opening Reception: Thursday, September 10 at 6pm Born in Turin, 1950, Daniele Nannini has a Degree in Humanities from the University of Pisa. He currently lives and works in Florence

Colosseum

€80 million of finances for Italy’s culture and heritage sites including the Colosseum and the Ufizzi Gallery

Announced by Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini last month, the country will allocate €80 million euros worth of investments in some of Italy’s most important museums and heritage sites. In Florence, €18 million is intended for plans to enlarge the

Colosseum

€80 million of finances for Italy’s culture and heritage sites including the Colosseum and the Ufizzi Gallery

Announced by Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini last month, the country will allocate €80 million euros worth of investments in some of Italy’s most important museums and heritage sites. In Florence, €18 million is intended for plans to enlarge the

Uffizi

Italy appoints 20 new museum directors including 10 women, 7 foreigners

While many Italians were on holiday last month, the country’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, announced the names of new directors to 20 of Italy’s most prestigious museums, posts that were awarded in an international competition opened by

Uffizi

Italy appoints 20 new museum directors including 10 women, 7 foreigners

While many Italians were on holiday last month, the country’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Dario Franceschini, announced the names of new directors to 20 of Italy’s most prestigious museums, posts that were awarded in an international competition opened by