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Alberto Burri: A Symposium at the
Italian Academy of Columbia University
 
October 21, 2015, 6-8 pm
 
Italian Academy of Advanced Studies in America,
Columbia University
1161 Amsterdam Avenue,
New York, NY 10027
(Just south of 118th Street)
 
Concurrent with the Guggenheim Museum’s retrospective, Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting, on view October 9, 2015, through January 6, 2016, this symposium, co-organized by Ernest Ialongo and the show’s curator Emily Braun, will address the exhibition itself as well as Burri’s work in the context of postwar and contemporary art.
 
Participants:
 
Ernest Ialongo (Hostos Community College, CUNY), as moderator;
Emily Braun (Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY), who will discuss the Burri exhibit;
Howard Singerman (Hunter College, CUNY), who will explore Burri’s place within postwar European art;
Ruth Ben-Ghiat (NYU), who will analyze the POW experience of World War II and Burri’s specific experiences;
Noa Steimatsky, who will survey Neorealism in film and the connections to Burri; and
Robert Storr (Yale University), who will discuss Burri’s influence in contemporary art.
 
Further information and registration available here and at: 
 
Co-sponsored by: Columbia University Seminar in Modern Italian Studies, the Columbia University Seminars Office, the Embassy of Italy in the United States, and Lavazza USA.
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