Posted on June 25, 2021
On Friday, June 25, ICI members and patrons convened for a tour of Magazzino Italian Art, a museum and research center located in Cold Spring, NY, dedicated to advancing scholarship and public appreciation of postwar and contemporary Italian art in the United States. The tour led by Magazzino’s Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Teresa Kittler, included a private viewing of Magazzino’s new special exhibition titled ‘Nivola: Sandscapes’ and was followed by an outdoor picnic.
ICI’s Executive and Artististic Director, Renaud Proch, welcomes guests to Magazzino Italian Art.
Magazzino’s Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Teresa Kittler, introduces ICI members to their temporary exhibition, ‘Nivola: Sandscapes.’
On view through January 10, 2022, ‘Nivola: Sandscapes’ includes rarely seen work from the artist’s family estate as well as major institutional and private loans. Photo by Marco Anelli, courtesy of Magazzino Italian Art.
Kittler expands on Nivola’s pioneering process of sandcast sculpting.
Donated to Magazzino Italian Art’s permanent collection, Michelangelo Pistoletto’s ‘Sfere di giornali (Newspaper Spheres)’ reenacted in 2017 with the Hudson Valley community. This work also appears in ICI’s long term traveling exhibition, ‘do it’, curated and conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist.
ICI patrons Doreen Small, Terry Fassburg, Barbara Toll, Nicole Klagsbrun and Joyce Seigel
ICI Independents Celine Mo, Susan Yi, Paula Naughton, and Alix Hornyan
ICI Independents Juliana Mascolo, Laura Saenz, Alex Morris, and Valentina Tintori
Renaud Proch, Terry Fassburg and Doreen Small
ICI guests enjoy lunch by local artisan caterers, Fancy Girl Table at Magazzino