Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ornella Baratti Bon, "S' suona, si danza"

Paintings by Ornella Barrati Bon open in the SACI Gallery: March 9, 2016 at 6pm

ORNELLA BARATTI BON: Notturni MARCH 9 – APRIL 8, 2016 OPENING: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 AT 6PM In collaboration with the Tuscan Anglo-American Festival: March 9-11, 2016. This exhibition shows paintings by Ornella Baratti Bon from a series of work characterized by narrative

Ornella Baratti Bon, "S' suona, si danza"

Paintings by Ornella Barrati Bon open in the SACI Gallery: March 9, 2016 at 6pm

ORNELLA BARATTI BON: Notturni MARCH 9 – APRIL 8, 2016 OPENING: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 AT 6PM In collaboration with the Tuscan Anglo-American Festival: March 9-11, 2016. This exhibition shows paintings by Ornella Baratti Bon from a series of work characterized by narrative

TAAF

SACI exhibits artists for Tuscan Anglo-American Festival in Florence: March 9-11, 2016

The Tuscan AngloAmerican Festival in Florence intends to celebrate the strong bond between American universities, AngloAmerican culture, and Tuscany in a dialogue between institutions, students, professors, and teachers from all over the world and in all disciplines. About 9000 students

TAAF

SACI exhibits artists for Tuscan Anglo-American Festival in Florence: March 9-11, 2016

The Tuscan AngloAmerican Festival in Florence intends to celebrate the strong bond between American universities, AngloAmerican culture, and Tuscany in a dialogue between institutions, students, professors, and teachers from all over the world and in all disciplines. About 9000 students

1996-2016: La Corte Arte Contemporanea closes its gallery doors with celebration February 28, 2016

20 Years at La Corte: 1996-2016 La Corte Arte Contemporanea Via de’ Coverelli 27r – Florence, Italy February 28, 2016 from 3-10pm After 20 years, art gallery La Corte Arte Contemporanea in Florence is closing its doors. In an architecturally curious

1996-2016: La Corte Arte Contemporanea closes its gallery doors with celebration February 28, 2016

20 Years at La Corte: 1996-2016 La Corte Arte Contemporanea Via de’ Coverelli 27r – Florence, Italy February 28, 2016 from 3-10pm After 20 years, art gallery La Corte Arte Contemporanea in Florence is closing its doors. In an architecturally curious

Museo del Design

Museo del Design 1880-1980 opens in Milan: February 23-June 30, 2016

Milan: February 23-June 30, 2016 After the success of its preview during Milan Design Week in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, Museo del Design 1880-1980 is now opening its door once again in the new location of Via Borsi 9 conveniently situated

Museo del Design

Museo del Design 1880-1980 opens in Milan: February 23-June 30, 2016

Milan: February 23-June 30, 2016 After the success of its preview during Milan Design Week in collaboration with Borsa Italiana, Museo del Design 1880-1980 is now opening its door once again in the new location of Via Borsi 9 conveniently situated

SACI Consortium Residency

SACI 2016 Consortium Artist/Scholar Residency Program Recipient Announced: Jarrett Min Davis

  SACI is pleased to announce that the 2016 SACI Consortium Residency has been awarded to Jarrett Min Davis, Associate Professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), Boston, MA. Jarrett holds a Master of Fine Arts (2005) from the Maryland Institute College

SACI Consortium Residency

SACI 2016 Consortium Artist/Scholar Residency Program Recipient Announced: Jarrett Min Davis

  SACI is pleased to announce that the 2016 SACI Consortium Residency has been awarded to Jarrett Min Davis, Associate Professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), Boston, MA. Jarrett holds a Master of Fine Arts (2005) from the Maryland Institute College

Rosemarie Fiore, Smoke Painting #36, 2013, color smoke firework residue on paper, 40 1/4 x 72 1/4”

SACI Alum, Rosemarie Fiore (Spring 1993) exhibiting at Weatherspoon Art Museum through April 17, 2016

Rosemarie Fiore (SACI Alumna, Spring 1993) is on a roll. She just recently finished two solo exhibitions, Smoke at Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, and Smoke Eclipse at Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles, where she is represented. She was

Rosemarie Fiore, Smoke Painting #36, 2013, color smoke firework residue on paper, 40 1/4 x 72 1/4”

SACI Alum, Rosemarie Fiore (Spring 1993) exhibiting at Weatherspoon Art Museum through April 17, 2016

Rosemarie Fiore (SACI Alumna, Spring 1993) is on a roll. She just recently finished two solo exhibitions, Smoke at Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, and Smoke Eclipse at Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles, where she is represented. She was

Punk London

“Rockarchive’s A Chunk of Punk” features Photographer Jill Furmanovsky, SACI Artists Council Member

Rockarchive’s A Chunk of Punk A Barbican Music Library Exhibition, London March 2 – April 28, 2016 Rockarchive founder and world renowned music photographer, Jill Furmanovsky, opens her archive to share her mainly unseen collection of anarchic Punk images. Featuring

Punk London

“Rockarchive’s A Chunk of Punk” features Photographer Jill Furmanovsky, SACI Artists Council Member

Rockarchive’s A Chunk of Punk A Barbican Music Library Exhibition, London March 2 – April 28, 2016 Rockarchive founder and world renowned music photographer, Jill Furmanovsky, opens her archive to share her mainly unseen collection of anarchic Punk images. Featuring

Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici

Florence thanks Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici with free museums February 18, 2016

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Florence commemorates Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, Electress Palatine (11 August 1667 – 18 February 1743), on the anniversary of her death with several initiatives. The city, after all, has a lot to be thankful for

Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici

Florence thanks Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici with free museums February 18, 2016

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, Florence commemorates Anna Maria Luisa de’ Medici, Electress Palatine (11 August 1667 – 18 February 1743), on the anniversary of her death with several initiatives. The city, after all, has a lot to be thankful for

Open Call: LIVE WORKS | Performance Act Award vol. 4, deadline: March 7, 2016

Open Call presented by Centrale Fies:  LIVE WORKS | Performance Act Award vol. 4 DEADLINE OPEN CALL: March 7, 2016 RESIDENCY: July 1-10, 2016 FESTIVAL: July 25-27, 2016 Curated by: Barbara Boninsegna (artistic director of Centrale Fies, Dro), Simone Frangi (artistic director of

Open Call: LIVE WORKS | Performance Act Award vol. 4, deadline: March 7, 2016

Open Call presented by Centrale Fies:  LIVE WORKS | Performance Act Award vol. 4 DEADLINE OPEN CALL: March 7, 2016 RESIDENCY: July 1-10, 2016 FESTIVAL: July 25-27, 2016 Curated by: Barbara Boninsegna (artistic director of Centrale Fies, Dro), Simone Frangi (artistic director of

“Hexahedron & More” Spoken Word Performance & Open mic, Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30pm

Hexahedron & More Spoken Word Performance & Open Mic Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30pm Via Sant’Egidio, 33r – Florence, Italy For the closing evening of pop-up exhibition showcase Hexahedron & More (see images below), Fadi Daoud Private Studio presents a spoken-word

“Hexahedron & More” Spoken Word Performance & Open mic, Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30pm

Hexahedron & More Spoken Word Performance & Open Mic Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30pm Via Sant’Egidio, 33r – Florence, Italy For the closing evening of pop-up exhibition showcase Hexahedron & More (see images below), Fadi Daoud Private Studio presents a spoken-word

SACI’s Body Archives class visits La Specola Museum

SACI’s Body Archives class recently visited the Museum of Natural History “La Specola” in Florence for the second time. Hosted by Emanuele Paggetti, they toured through the Hall of the Skeletons, the Torrino Astronomico, and the Poccianti Corridor where they came in contact

SACI’s Body Archives class visits La Specola Museum

SACI’s Body Archives class recently visited the Museum of Natural History “La Specola” in Florence for the second time. Hosted by Emanuele Paggetti, they toured through the Hall of the Skeletons, the Torrino Astronomico, and the Poccianti Corridor where they came in contact

Domenico Ghirlandaio, Nascita della Vergine, 1486; Firenze, Santa Maria Novella, cappella Tornabuoni

Art historian Elena Capretti on “La casa nel Rinascimento fiorentino e i suoi segreti” at SACI, February 10, 2016

La casa nel Rinascimento fiorentino e i suoi segreti: arte, tradizione e quotidianità – Elena Capretti Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:00pm at SACI, Via Sant’Antonino 11 Join us for the 2nd lecture in SACI’s Clayton Hubbs Lecture Hall (Palazzo dei Cartelloni)

Domenico Ghirlandaio, Nascita della Vergine, 1486; Firenze, Santa Maria Novella, cappella Tornabuoni

Art historian Elena Capretti on “La casa nel Rinascimento fiorentino e i suoi segreti” at SACI, February 10, 2016

La casa nel Rinascimento fiorentino e i suoi segreti: arte, tradizione e quotidianità – Elena Capretti Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:00pm at SACI, Via Sant’Antonino 11 Join us for the 2nd lecture in SACI’s Clayton Hubbs Lecture Hall (Palazzo dei Cartelloni)

Detail of Wallpaper #9, Betty Woodman, 2015. Courtesy the artist.

Ceramist Betty Woodman, SACI Artists Council member exhibits at ICA in London through April 10, 2016

Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic Through April 10, 2016 Institute of Contemporary Arts – London Ceramic artist and SACI Artists Council Member, Betty Woodman, exhibits at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, February 3 – April 10, 2016. Betty Woodman: Theatre of

Detail of Wallpaper #9, Betty Woodman, 2015. Courtesy the artist.

Ceramist Betty Woodman, SACI Artists Council member exhibits at ICA in London through April 10, 2016

Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic Through April 10, 2016 Institute of Contemporary Arts – London Ceramic artist and SACI Artists Council Member, Betty Woodman, exhibits at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, February 3 – April 10, 2016. Betty Woodman: Theatre of

Beverly Pepper, "My Circle," 2008, Cor-Ten steel, 173 1/4 x 165 x 110 1/4 inches, 440 x 419 x 280 cm. Photo of the work installed at Union Square, NYC.

“My Circle” sculpture by Beverly Pepper, SACI Artists Council Member, in NYC through May 2016

Beverly Pepper: My Circle Through May 2016 in NYC In special recognition of Beverly Pepper’s 93rd birthday, the Directors of Marlborough Gallery, NYC Parks and the Union Square Partnership are pleased to publically display the monumental sculpture My Circle, 2008, being exhibited

Beverly Pepper, "My Circle," 2008, Cor-Ten steel, 173 1/4 x 165 x 110 1/4 inches, 440 x 419 x 280 cm. Photo of the work installed at Union Square, NYC.

“My Circle” sculpture by Beverly Pepper, SACI Artists Council Member, in NYC through May 2016

Beverly Pepper: My Circle Through May 2016 in NYC In special recognition of Beverly Pepper’s 93rd birthday, the Directors of Marlborough Gallery, NYC Parks and the Union Square Partnership are pleased to publically display the monumental sculpture My Circle, 2008, being exhibited

Katie Pumphrey, "Heads and Horns" 60" x 92", charcoal on canvas, 2016

SACI Alum, Katie Pumphrey, exhibits her work and swims English Channel

Katie Pumphrey (SACI alum, Spring 2008) loved every moment of her time spent in Florence at SACI. In 2015 she decided to take the plunge to be a full-time artist and recently moved to Washington DC, where she has been busy

Katie Pumphrey, "Heads and Horns" 60" x 92", charcoal on canvas, 2016

SACI Alum, Katie Pumphrey, exhibits her work and swims English Channel

Katie Pumphrey (SACI alum, Spring 2008) loved every moment of her time spent in Florence at SACI. In 2015 she decided to take the plunge to be a full-time artist and recently moved to Washington DC, where she has been busy

“The future looks brighter than ever.” at Biagiotti Progetto Arte, opens February 4, 2016

The future looks brighter than ever. Kevin Jerome Everson | Justin Randolph Thompson | Anike Joyce Sadiq February 4-28, 2016 Opening: February 4, 2016 at 6pm The future looks brighter than ever. is a two-person exhibition by Kevin Jerome Everson and Justin Randolph Thompson

“The future looks brighter than ever.” at Biagiotti Progetto Arte, opens February 4, 2016

The future looks brighter than ever. Kevin Jerome Everson | Justin Randolph Thompson | Anike Joyce Sadiq February 4-28, 2016 Opening: February 4, 2016 at 6pm The future looks brighter than ever. is a two-person exhibition by Kevin Jerome Everson and Justin Randolph Thompson