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June 2015

June 12, 2015

McKim Gala 2015: una meravigliosa notte a Roma

Oltre 475 ospiti si sono riuniti all'American Academy in Rome per onorare Carlo Petrini e Paolo Sorrentino in occasione dell'edizione 2015 del McKim Medal Gala. Una grande varietà di luminari Italiani ed Americani nel mondo dell’arte, moda, business e quello accademico hanno conversato, apprezzato i cocktail e la musica a lume di candela nei giardini di Villa Aurelia. La serata era un garden party in stile moderno ideato dalla regista e filantropa Ginevra Elkann, Presidente del Gala.

June 01, 2015

Italian Fellow Daniele Giorgi Shines a New Light on Giotto

Despite the fact that Italian Renaissance painter Giotto is renowned for reintroducing realistic expression into Western art, his life is largely shrouded in mystery. Legends about him abound, however, as do scholarly analyses and accounts of his life and work. Daniele Giorgi, an Italian Fellow at the American Academy in Rome, is using his time at the AAR to work on his dissertation – a critical study of the scholarship on Giotto’s work, from the 15th century onwards.

May 2015

May 28, 2015

Welcome to the spring 2015 issue of AAR Magazine

In this issue of AAR Magazine, we invite you
to meet the community of artists, writers, scholars, and composers who are living and working at the American Academy in Rome. Each year, winners of the Rome Prize, along with Italian Affiliated Fellows and Residents, are invited to the Academy to pursue their work in a dynamic international environment that supports innovative scholarship and creativity.

May 08, 2015

Charles Mayton, Tableau Table Tavolo

Telling stories across the “table” animates Charles Mayton’s first solo show in Italy at the American Academy in Rome, which runs through through 10 May.

April 2015

April 22, 2015

2015 NYC Spring Gala

The American Academy in Rome’s 2015 Spring Gala was held last Wednesday at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.  The festive event honored three individuals whose work in the arts and humanities represents the very best of the energetic scholarly and artistic activity that takes place at the American Academy in Rome every day. Photographer and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, FAAR ’06, New York Review of Books editor Robert B.

April 22, 2015

Presenting the 2015–2016 Rome Prize Winners

The American Academy in Rome recently announced the winners of the Rome Prize Fellowship

February 2015

February 17, 2015

Cinque Mostre 2015: An Explosion of New Art & Ideas

ROME - An open experimental laboratory is the primary idea driving the American Academy in Rome’s recently opened Cinque Mostre 2015, a vibrant and multi-layered exhibition that runs through 1 March. The exhibition’s 29 January opening attracted more than 800 visitors.

November 2014

November 07, 2014

A Scholarly Panel on Female Voices in the Realm of New Media

A distinguished group of panelists, including Mary Beard, Linda Douglass, Sabina Ciuffini, and Cécile Kyenge, recently joined Academy Director Kim Bowes, FAAR’06, at the Villa Aurelia for the Patricia H. Labalme Friends of the Library Lecture, as part of the ongoing series Conversations / Conversazioni: From the American Academy in Rome.

October 2014

October 24, 2014

André Aciman and Giorgio Van Straten in Conversation

Last week the American Academy in Rome and the Casa delle Letterature collaborated once again, presenting on this occasion a lively panel discussion with authors André Aciman, RAAR’14, and Giorgio Van Straten.

October 21, 2014

Grear Patterson’s Forest Theatre at AAR

A new exhibition dedicated to American artist and photographer Grear Patterson opened last Wednesday at the AAR Gallery.

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