06:00 PM &#8211 07:30 PM

Normal Admission Ticket: $15 Members & Learners: Absolutely free

Be part of us for the US premiere of 3 not too long ago commissioned documentaries discovering the lives of Anna Mahler and Sol LeWitt, as nicely as the artist residency method their do the job has motivated in Spoleto, Italy, at the Mahler & LeWitt Studios.

Launched by CIMA director Nicola Lucchi, friends are also invited to visit the existing CIMA exhibition &#8216Bruno Munari: The Kid In just&#8217.

Light refreshments will be served!

Anna Mahler: Notes on Stone (23mins), narrated by her daughter Marina Mahler, is the 1st documentary to intently take into account the life and operate of stone sculptor Anna Mahler, daughter of Gustav and Alma. Ahead of achieving Spoleto, the place she would live and operate from the late 1960s, the movie evokes the exceptional cultural milieu in which she grew up – amongst her mentors were Oskar Kokoshka and Giorgio de Chirico. The movie then follows Anna from war torn Vienna, to London and Los Angeles, where by she taught at UCLA and created her most monumental work &#8216The Tower of Masks&#8217.

About Sol (23 mins) is an intimate portrait of Sol LeWitt, documenting his lifestyle and get the job done with a certain concentrate on the time he expended in Spoleto. It centers on an interview with his spouse Carol, who shares a string of intimate memories commencing with their departure from New York, to a new relatives life in Spoleto. It explores Sol&#8217s function through his friendships with the artists and people of the town. Discussions with Adam Weinberg (Director, Whitney Museum of American Art) and Marco Tonelli (Director, Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive) reveal the relevance of the great Italian painters to LeWitt&#8217s apply – Giotto, Piero della Francesca, frà Filippo Lippi – artists who at to start with sight look distant from conceptual artwork and minimalism.

Mahler & LeWitt Studios (12 mins) is a brief film with Dude Robertson (curator and founding director, with Eva LeWitt) telling the tale of the application of residencies and unique assignments which just take position every single year, for five months, all over the former studios of Anna Mahler and Sol LeWitt in Spoleto. The system welcomes and gives options for curators, writers and artists of all disciplines, from across the entire world. In Spoleto they find an ideal room to reflect and develop new work.

The output of the documentary films stems from the want of Maria Teresa Venturini Fendi, President of the Carla Fendi Basis, to make a contribution to the essential activity of the Mahler & LeWitt Studios. The films are supposed to give context to the lives and work of Anna Mahler and Sol LeWitt in Spoleto, sharing their stories with new audiences, and to celebrate the sizeable alternatives, available in their names, to a new era of artists, writers and curators.

The Carla Fendi Foundation promotes and results in inventive gatherings, restorations, social initiatives, science and investigation. Considering that forming in 2007, the Foundation has collaborated with the Competition dei Owing Mondi, Spoleto, getting its Main Lover in 2012. Among its assignments in Spoleto, the Foundation organises the yearly Premio Carla Fendi – in 2021 Marina Mahler and Carol LeWitt were recipients of the prize for their products and services to tradition in Spoleto. They donated their prize income to the Mahler & LeWitt Studios and it will fund a series of cultural collaborations involving 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 designed: A Perception of Surprise, about the existence of the British scientist Stephen Hawking, and Ecce Robot, on synthetic intelligence, robotics, and the contemplating of British scientist Alan Turing. He is co-director, with Davide Barletti, of Very little Wrong, about the look for for the this means of Time by way of the tales and  eyes of a few hundred young children all through the 12 months of the pandemic. The film was screened at Biografilm 22, and at Annecy Cinéma Italien. In 2022 he created Fact? an augmented reality set up located in the renaissance church of Santa Maria della Manna d&#8217Oro in Spoleto, Italy. Made by Carla Fendi Basis, it investigates illusory space in consciousness. gabrielegianni.com

Public Programming at CIMA is created achievable with the generous guidance of Tiro a Segno Basis.


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