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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Presenting the 2015–2016 Rome Prize Winners
The American Academy in Rome recently announced the winners of the Rome Prize Fellowship
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.
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.
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.
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.