Istituto Di Cultura - Londra

Modigliani at Tate Modern The most comprehensive Modigliani exhibition ever held in the UK

Events

Modigliani
ModiglianiThursday, November 23, 2017 → Monday, April 02, 2018

We are very proud to support Tate Modern to stage the most comprehensive Modigliani exhibition ever held in the UK, bringing together a dazzling range of his iconic portraits, sculptures and the largest ever group of nudes to be shown in this country. "Although he died tragically young, Amedeo Modigliani (1884...

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Hell, Heaven and Hope. A Journey through life and the afterlife with Dante
Hell, Heaven and Hope. A Journey through life and the afterlife with DanteSaturday, December 02, 2017 → Sunday, March 18, 2018

The oeuvre of Dante Alighieri (Florence 1265-Ravenna 1321), notably his "Divine Comedy", is an ever-inspiring subject for writers, critics, translators, printers, artists and generally creative practitioners. His writings have shaped concepts of morality, politics, life, death and the afterlife for seven hundred years....

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Elena Favilli in conversation with Sarah Shaffi
Elena Favilli in conversation with Sarah ShaffiMonday, December 18, 2017

Elena Favilli, co-author with Francesca Cavallo of the international bestseller Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, in conversation with Sarah Shaffi. When Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo moved from Italy to California to found their children’s media company Timbuktu Labs, they were told ‘two girls alone&...

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La Giovane Scuola: Protagonists & Antagonists - Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Leoncavallo: Zazà
La Giovane Scuola: Protagonists & Antagonists - Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Leoncavallo: ZazàWednesday, December 20, 2017

THE SERIES The Italian Cultural Institute in London is proud to feature a series of five musical episodes, to show the multifaceted complexity of the Italian operatic scene in the period comprising the last decades of the nineteenth century and the initial ones of the twentieth.The first four events are focused on the...

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Dante as the poet and philosopher of being and becoming
Dante as the poet and philosopher of being and becomingTuesday, January 16, 2018

With Alessandro Scafi (The Warburg Institute, University of London) and John Took (UCL)First encounter of the course designed to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us, dealing with Dante’s approach to love, philosophy, theology, language, literature, politics, my...

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Artist’s run spaces
Artist’s run spacesWednesday, January 17, 2018

This talk will discuss the reasons behind the proliferation of artist-run spaces in London and abroad. These spaces operate in the same context as other art spaces – commercial galleries, public institutions, private foundations and not-for-profit spaces – yet they use collaboration, self-organisation and coo...

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Grazia Ietto Gillies in conversation with Simonetta Agnello Hornby
Grazia Ietto Gillies in conversation with Simonetta Agnello HornbyThursday, January 18, 2018

By the Olive Groves. A Calabrian Childhood, London: I.B. Tauris, 2017 A small town on a hillside of the Aspromonte mountain in Calabria. It is 1945 and a little, sickly girl goes to school. But there is no ‘school’ to go to: her class meets in a rented room in the house of a dressmaker. Decades later Grazia lo...

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Italian Graphic Design 3. Graphic Design and Publishing
Italian Graphic Design 3. Graphic Design and PublishingTuesday, January 23, 2018

With Mario Piazza and Tony Brook "Italian Graphic Design" is a series of six encounters about graphic design and visual communication in Italy in the 20th century. Six chapters of a possible history of Italian graphic design, conceived in order to understand the role of graphic designers in giving shape and identity to...

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Dante as a poet and philosopher of love
Dante as a poet and philosopher of loveTuesday, January 30, 2018

With Alessandro Scafi (The Warburg Institute, University of London) and John Took (UCL) Second encounter of the course designed to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us, dealing with Dante’s approach to love, philosophy, theology, language, literature, politics, my...

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Dante as a philosopher and theologian
Dante as a philosopher and theologianTuesday, February 06, 2018

With Alessandro Scafi (The Warburg Institute, University of London) and John Took (UCL) Third encounter of the course designed to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us, dealing with Dante’s approach to love, philosophy, theology, language, literature, politics, my...

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Italian Graphic Design 4. Posters
Italian Graphic Design 4. PostersTuesday, February 13, 2018

With Leonardo Sonnoli and George Hardie "Italian Graphic Design" is a series of six encounters about graphic design and visual communication in Italy in the 20th century. Six chapters of a possible history of Italian graphic design, conceived in order to understand the role of graphic designers in giving shape and identity...

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Dante as a poet
Dante as a poetTuesday, February 27, 2018

With Alessandro Scafi (The Warburg Institute, University of London) and John Took (UCL) Fourth encounter of the course designed to explore some of the leading ideas of Dante’s work and their continuing significance to us, dealing with Dante’s approach to love, philosophy, theology, language, literature, politics, my...

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