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Ilustration for Gianni Rodari - Italian Excellence
Ilustration for Gianni Rodari - Italian Excellence

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Italian Excellence: Illustrators for Gianni Rodari
Italian Excellence: Illustrators for Gianni RodariWednesday, September 25, 2019 → Thursday, February 20, 2020

OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION AND CRITICAL INTERVENTION BY PINO BOERO: A Grammar of Fantasy.With the participation of illustrator Gaia Stella.The year 2020 marks the centennial of the birth, on October 23, 1920, of Gianni Rodari, one of the most innovative children’s authors and the first Italian to win the prestigious ...

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Flesh & Blood
Flesh & BloodThursday, October 17, 2019 → Sunday, January 26, 2020

Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum, opening on October 17th at the Seattle Art Museum, offers a rare opportunity to experience the fierce beauty of art from the 16th and 17th centuries. Renowned Renaissance artists such as Titian and Raphael join Baroque masters including Artemisia Gentileschi,...

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Gianni Rodari and the Art of Drawing Stories
Gianni Rodari and the Art of Drawing StoriesSunday, December 08, 2019

Gianni Rodari and the Art of Drawing Stories: A Workshop with Selena Squarzanti Illustrator and art director Selena Squarzanti presents Gianni Rodari and The Art of Drawing Stories: Art Workshop for Children and Families (with stories read in Italian) at the Museo Italo Americano. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary...

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Reception and relevance of Gianni Rodari's work in the US and Italy
Reception and relevance of Gianni Rodari's work in the US and ItalyTuesday, February 18, 2020

On the occasion of the closing of the exhibition Figures for Gianni Rodari: Italian Excellence, the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco will hosts the presentation Reception and relevance of Gianni Rodari's work in the US and Italy, with the participation of Vanessa Roghi and Jack Zipes. Vanessa Roghi is a historian...

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