Film Night at Elizabeth Street Garden

Written by Daniel Lowe, CIMA’s Summer-Fall 2021 Intern

Art met arcadia last night as CIMA once again teamed up with Elizabeth Street Garden to host a screening of the 1964 film Round Trip, by Mario Schifano. The event, officially titled “Beyond the Canvas: Schifano and Film”, highlighted Mario Schifano’s artistic activities beyond painting and drawing by showing…

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Student Night at CIMA

Written by CIMA’s Spring 2021 Intern Clara Apostolatos.

Last night, CIMA celebrated the end of summer session courses with a special evening event open to all university students in the city. Students from Columbia, Cooper Union, CUNY, NYU, Pace, Parsons, SUNY, SVA and more were invited to join us for a night of Italian art,…

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Framing Words and Drawings

Written by CIMA’s Spring 2021 Intern, Clara Apostolatos.

On the east wing of our gallery space hangs a suite of 17 drawings made by Frank O’Hara and Mario Schifano, the Italian artist at the center of our current exhibit “Facing America: Mario Schifano, 1960-65”. The series was realized in the spring of 1964, brought back…

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An Evening with Gerard Malanga

Written by CIMA’s Summer 2021 Intern, Gizelle Greeley Winter.

On Wednesday, June 23rd, CIMA hosted its first in-person event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic: an interview with poet, photographer, and filmmaker Gerard Malanga, which segued into a reading and book signing of his latest poetry collection The New Mélancholia (published in March of…

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