Artist Maria Cristina Finucci’s innovative and provocative project is set to launch at the UN. Supported by Missione Italiana and Ambassador Cardi, the event will open the semester of the Italian Presidency of the European Council. Sponsored by ENI.
Eugenio Magnani, director of the Italian Government Tourist Board, in the company of Hon. Natalia Quintavalle, Consul General of Italy in New York, Alberto Perruzzini, director of the Regional Agency of Tourism Toscana and James Bradburne, director of the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, presented Destination Tuscany 2014, a special event organized by Regione Toscana to re-introduce the beloved tourist destination and its new opportunities and novelties
Eni & Art: Bringing Classic Masterpieces to the Crowds. Italy's leading multinational oil and gas company, has worked hard to bring art to a wider public: the formula was first developed in 2008 as an opportunity for dialogue and exchange, with the main objective of exhibiting a single work and offering space for new interpretations. Now, after two centuries, Raphael's The Madonna of Foligno travels back to Foligno itself
Interview with the Chairman of Eni USA. Stefano Lucchini explains Eni's model of cultural promotion. After much success all over the world and in the U.S. in 2013, Eni now plans to introduce their innovative formula to the new Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio
An exclusive look at the making of Antonio Pio Saracino’s gigantic statue inspired by Michelangelo’s David. Hero is a gift from Italy to the United States, donated by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy of Italy, Washington, D.C., and the Consulate General of Italy, New York; with the support of the worldwide energy company Eni.
"David: a premier symbol of Italian cultural heritage, is now a Guardian of the friendship between our two countries. The Year of Italian Culture in the U.S. couldn’t have left a better legacy. (Claudio Bisogniero, Ambassador of Italy to the US)."
Cameristi della Scala performed Fantasies on Verdi's Operas, “Fantasie” composed in the 19th century by Italian important composers, some of which were Verdi’s friends and coworkers, to celebrate the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi's birth. It was their debut at Carnegie Hall and a night to remember.
MoMA celebrates legendary Italian filmmaker Bernardo Bertolucci with a retrospective of his work. Showing through January 12th, the program includes screenings of iconic masterpieces "The Conformist" and "Last Tango in Paris" in newly restored prints.