Anna Mahler: Notes on Stone; About Sol; Mahler & LeWitt Studios: three documentaries; a U.S. premiere

06:00 PM &#8211 07:30 PM

Normal Admission Ticket: $15 Associates & Students: Free

Be a part of us for the US premiere of three not too long ago commissioned documentaries exploring the life of Anna Mahler and Sol LeWitt, as nicely as the artist residency system their do the job has influenced in Spoleto, Italy, at the Mahler & LeWitt Studios.

Released by CIMA director Nicola Lucchi, attendees are also invited to pay a visit to the current CIMA exhibition &#8216Bruno Munari: The Baby Within&#8217.

Mild refreshments will be served!

Anna Mahler: Notes on Stone (23minutes), narrated by her daughter Marina Mahler, is the to start with documentary to intently take into account the lifetime and work of stone sculptor Anna Mahler, daughter of Gustav and Alma. Prior to achieving Spoleto, where she would dwell and get the job done from the late 1960s, the film evokes the one of a kind cultural milieu in which she grew up – among the her mentors were Oskar Kokoshka and Giorgio de Chirico. The movie then follows Anna from war torn Vienna, to London and Los Angeles, wherever she taught at UCLA and built her most monumental get the job done &#8216The Tower of Masks&#8217.

About Sol (23 mins) is an intimate portrait of Sol LeWitt, documenting his everyday living and operate with a unique target on the time he invested in Spoleto. It centers on an job interview with his wife Carol, who shares a string of intimate memories starting with their departure from New York, to a new relatives lifetime in Spoleto. It explores Sol&#8217s get the job done via his friendships with the artists and men and women of the city. Conversations with Adam Weinberg (Director, Whitney Museum of American Artwork) and Marco Tonelli (Director, Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive) explain the relevance of the good Italian painters to LeWitt&#8217s follow – Giotto, Piero della Francesca, frà Filippo Lippi – artists who at very first sight seem to be distant from conceptual art and minimalism.

Mahler & LeWitt Studios (12 mins) is a shorter film with Man Robertson (curator and founding director, with Eva LeWitt) telling the tale of the method of residencies and specific initiatives which acquire put just about every 12 months, for five months, about the former studios of Anna Mahler and Sol LeWitt in Spoleto. The program welcomes and delivers possibilities for curators, writers and artists of all disciplines, from across the earth. In Spoleto they obtain an suitable room to reflect and produce new get the job done.

The production of the documentary movies stems from the drive of Maria Teresa Venturini Fendi, President of the Carla Fendi Basis, to make a contribution to the important action of the Mahler & LeWitt Studios. The movies are supposed to give context to the lives and perform of Anna Mahler and Sol LeWitt in Spoleto, sharing their stories with new audiences, and to celebrate the substantial opportunities, supplied in their names, to a new generation of artists, writers and curators.

The Carla Fendi Basis encourages and generates artistic events, restorations, social projects, science and investigation. Considering the fact that forming in 2007, the Foundation has collaborated with the Pageant dei Because of Mondi, Spoleto, getting to be its Primary Partner in 2012. Amid its assignments in Spoleto, the Basis organises the once-a-year Premio Carla Fendi – in 2021 Marina Mahler and Carol LeWitt ended up recipients of the prize for their companies to society in Spoleto. They donated their prize funds to the Mahler & LeWitt Studios and it will fund a collection of cultural collaborations in between the Carla Fendi Basis and the studios. fondazionecarlafendi.it

Gabriele Gianni (b.1978) is an Italian director and artist. For the Carla Fendi Foundation he has also created: A Feeling of Speculate, about the everyday living of the British scientist Stephen Hawking, and Ecce Robotic, on synthetic intelligence, robotics, and the wondering of British scientist Alan Turing. He is co-director, with Davide Barletti, of Almost nothing Improper, about the research for the this means of Time by the stories and  eyes of a few hundred little ones in the course of the calendar year of the pandemic. The movie was screened at Biografilm 22, and at Annecy Cinéma Italien. In 2022 he created Fact? an augmented fact installation situated in the renaissance church of Santa Maria della Manna d&#8217Oro in Spoleto, Italy. Made by Carla Fendi Foundation, it investigates illusory space in consciousness. gabrielegianni.com

Community Programming at CIMA is made doable with the generous guidance of Tiro a Segno Basis.

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