The IAS hosted hosted one session, as well as its annual business meeting, at the 103rd CAA conference in New York.
We also co-sponsored study days at the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA). See below for more information.
Untying “The Knot”: The State of Postwar Italian Art History Today
Monday and Tuesday, February 9-10, 9:30AM-5:30PM
The Center for Modern Italian Art (CIMA)
421 Broome Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10013
Organized by Sharon Hecker and Marin R. Sullivan
Sponsored by CIMA and the Italian Art Society
Thursday, February 12, 7:30-9:00AM
Madison Suite, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas
Sessions Sponsored by the Italian Art Society
Session Title: Di politica: Intersections of Italian Art and Politics since WWII
Nassau Suite, 2nd Floor, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas
Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:30-2:00pm
Organizers: Christopher Bennett, independent scholar, and Elizabeth Mangini, California College of the Arts
Respondent: Jacopo Galimberti, Independent Scholar
Marin R. Sullivan, Keene State College, NH, "The Material of Labor: Art, the Esposizione Internazionale del Lavoro, and Italia ‘61"
Ara R. Merjian New York University, "Heretical Aesthetics: Pier Paolo Pasolini and the Problem of Abstraction"
Maria De Vivo, “L’Orientale” University, Naples, Italy, "Piero Gilardi: Being a 'militant' artist during and after 1968"
Danilo Mariscalco, Università degli Studi di Palermo – Laboratorio di Studi Culturali, "The Cultural Praxis of the Italian Movement of 1977"