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1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, 90024 United States

May 2018

Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood

May 16, 2018 • 6:00 pm
Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, 90024 United States
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West Coast Premiere of the documentary about the life, works and struggles of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, whose existence, no less than his art, was characterized by lights and shadows, genius and intemperance. Introduction by Jon R. Snyder, Professor of Italian Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prof. Snyder has published and lectured extensively on the literatures, arts and cultures of early modern Europe, especially Italy. Among his books are L'estetica del Barocco (The Aesthetics…

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June 2021

LORENZO MARINI Alphatype 21

June 3, 2021 • 6:00 pm - August 29, 2021
Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, 90024 United States

Discover the virtual exhibit Alphatype21 by Milanese artist Lorenzo Marini exploring typography and color in mixed media and installation works merging visual art and poetry. After the landmark exhibition held in Venice at the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, an exhibition of originals at the Gaggenau Design Elementi Hub in Milan, Italy and a preview at the 2020 LA Art Fair, now Los Angeles is host to an exhibition that celebrates the artistic journey of the founder of the “TypeArt” movement that finally set letters…

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Make Music Day: Danilo Rea

June 21, 2021 • 6:00 pm - June 27, 2021
Italian Cultural Institute, 1023 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, 90024 United States

On the occasion of Make Music Day 2021, Enjoy an exclusive improvised performance by the internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Danilo Rea recorded inside a suggestive Benedictine Abbey near Rome. Improvised program that includes: Un giorno dopo l'altro | Luigi Tenco Hallelujah | Leonard Cohen Senza fine | Gino Paoli Intermezzo cavalleria rusticana | Pietro Mascagni Il pescatore | Francesco De André Bocca di rosa | Francesco De André REGISTER HERE to receive the link to the concert Special thanks to Rev. Priore Conventuale,…

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