Tag: Art

From Morandi to Guttuso

At the Estorick collection works by artists including Filippo de Pisis, Fortunato Depero and Giorgio de Chirico, the collection of Alberto Della Ragione provides an extraordinarily comprehensive overview of Italian Modernism. Masterpieces from the Alberto Della Ragione collection in the exhibition from the 12th January to the 3rd of April 2011 Follow and like

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Italian Cinema in London : DOPO MEZZANOTTE by Davide Ferrario

FRIDAY 21st JANUARY, 7PM original title: DOPO MEZZANOTTE directed by: Davide Ferrario cast: Giorgio Pasotti, Francesca Inaudi, Fabio Troiano, Francesca Picozza Venue: Italian Cultural Institute, 39 Belgrave Square London SW1X 8NX Martino is the night guardian of the Mole, the Turin Museum of Cinema. But for him it’s not just a job. From midnight on he considers himself the master…

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Jelly Baby – Marble Arch

Jelly Baby sculptures displayed in London’s Marble Arch The Jelly Baby sculpture will be displayed at Marble Arch until April 2011 A family of colourful jelly baby sculptures standing up to 10.5ft (3.2m) high is set to brighten up London’s West End. Westminster Council has given the go-ahead for the unique art installation in central London’s Marble Arch. The Jelly…

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An evening with Simonetta Agnello Hornby

3rd December 2010 – The Italian Bookshop – 18.45 An evening with Simonetta Agnello Hornby as she discusses her latest novel, La Monaca. We are pleased to announce that the best-selling author, Simonetta Agnello Hornby, will present her latest work, ‘La Monaca’. This remarkable historical novel opens in Messina on 15th August 1839 and follows the protagonist Agata who finds herself…

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Against Mussolini- Estorick Collection

Against Mussolini (22 September- 19 December 2010)  brings together works produced in Italy and abroad throughout the Fascist era (1922- 43), but focuses particularly on the period immediately after the dictator’s fall from power following Italy’s disastrous Second World War campaign. from Estorick Collection Italian Art 39a Canonbury Square London N1 2AN Follow and like

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Or2 International Architecture Showcase, Italian Cultural Institute

Or2 is an innovative photo-reactive skin for external environments.Direct sunlight renders Or2’s surface coloured and opaque; thus the opaque surface filters the direct sunlight flooding its surroundings with coloured hues of soft light. At night solar energy captured on the surface during the day powers LEDs scattered on the surface, turning Or2 into a photovoltaic chandelier. Following the success of…

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