Fortunato Depero Study Day at CIMA (Feb. 21, 2014)


Fortunato Depero Study Day

Feb 21, 2014 10:00 AM
Center for Italian Modern Art, New York


In conjunction with the opening of its inaugural installation, the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) is pleased to present its first public program—a Study Day dedicated to the Italian Futurist Fortunato Depero.



Heather Ewing, Executive Director, Center for Italian Modern Art

Intro: Depero and Gianni Mattioli
Laura Mattioli, President and Founder, Center for Italian Modern Art

10:15am-12:15pm: Session 1

Depero and Futurist Theatre
Günter Berghaus – Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Depero and Avant-garde Dance
Nell Andrew – Assistant Professor of Art, University of Georgia

“Spaccherò le Alpi dell’Atlantico”: Depero and Americanism
Raffaele Bedarida – Fellow, Center for Italian Modern Art

12:15-1:45pm: Lunch Break and Guided Tours of the Depero Installation by CIMA Fellows

1:45-3:45pm: Session 2

Depero’s Technique: A Scientific Study
Gianluca Poldi – Conservation Scientist; Visual Art Centre, Università di Bergamo

Depero and Modern Textiles
Virginia Gardner Troy – Associate Professor of Art History, Berry College

Depero’s Posthumous Reputation
Fabio Belloni – Fellow, Center for Italian Modern Art

3:45-4:00pm: Break

4:00-5:30pm: Session 3

Not just Campari! Depero and Advertising (1924-1939)
Giovanna Ginex – Independent Art Historian, Milan

Depero and Futurist Publishing
Melania Gazzotti – Hilla Rebay International Fellow, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Italian Art in 1919
Flavio Fergonzi – Professor, Università degli Studi di Udine

5:30-6:00pm: Discussion and closing remarks

6:30-8:00pm: Reception

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