The Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C., in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute, cordially invites you to the opening of “Icons”, an exhibition by photographer Guido Harari on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Guido Harari has met and photographed the greatest music legends: B.B. King, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Patti...

Show runs December 5th through December 31st. Casa Colombo, 380 Monmouth St, Jersey City, NJ. Opening Reception December 7, 4-6pm. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am - 3pm. Weekends by appointment only. The use of the cell phone is a growing phenomenon seducing us with its capacity of immediacy, autonomy and freedom. The ability to capture an...

I was bare-handed, except for my camera, against them with all of their weapons” – Letizia Battaglia In 1970s Sicily, the Mafia could not be proven to exist. No one spoke about it, no one claimed to know about it, and one thing was for sure – no one would admit to ever having seen it. The Cosa Nostra, as the Sicilian Mafia came to be known, had cle...

Monday November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC 20008. Register here. Join us on November 18th as we inaugurate the 4th Week of Italian Cuisine in the World with the opening of the exhibition “Queen: culture – traditions – taste”, a visual journey by World Press Award Winner photographer Anto...

"Imagine how they felt, being photographed." Cohen Media Group has unveiled an official US trailer for the acclaimed documentary called Shooting the Mafia, which first premiered at both the Sundance & Berlin Film Festivals earlier this year. The doc film is a profile of famed Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia, the first woman to ever be employ...

Five Italian-American artists from New Jersey are exhibiting their work this month at the Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Ave. October is Italian Heritage Month, and each artist is a descendant of Italian immigrants. The title of the exhibition, “The Golden Door,” refers to a 2006 Italian movie, “Nuovomondo,” about Italian immigration at th...

Tucked along Flint Street in Reno’s cultural core is a beautiful mansion exhibiting a signature Colonial style: The home at 442 Flint Street was designed by Frederick J. Delongchamps, one of Nevada’s most famous architects, and is commonly known by longtime locals as the Hardy House. But since 2008, it has operated as arte italia, a destination for...

On View: Sept 27 - Dec 29, 2019. Gallery Hours: Fri - Sun, 12 to 5 PM. Admission: Free of charge. arteitaliausa, 442 Flint Street, Reno, NV 89501. NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960, an extraordinary exhibition that poignantly portrays life in Italy through the lens of photography before, during, and after World War II. Experience this...

The Italian photographer Gianfranco Gorgoni has died, aged 77. The photographer, born in Rome in 1941, is best known for having captured some of the most ubiquitous images of Land Art from the 1970s onward, including remarkable aerial views of Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty (1970) in Utah that he shot from a helicopter. Gorgoni came to the US in 19...

Screenwriter Ennio Flaiano once stated that “In Italy, the shortest distance between two points is the arabesque,” encapsulating in one sentence his compatriots’s talent for long-windedness, convolution, and elegance. I’ve always thought Flaiano’s witty remark finds a perfect counterpart in the photographic work of Luigi Ghirri, who dedicated his c...