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Cultural Center Exhibition: Latin American Artists of Italian Descent, Italy

Date: 15 Aug 2011 to 21 Oct 2011

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Washington, United States

PRESS | Information Bulletin No. 122 [click left, PDF icons for English and Spanish versions]


The Cultural Center of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

announces the opening of the exhibition

Latin American Artists of Italian Descent

August 15 to October 21, 2011

This selection of art works by Latin American artists of Italian descent constitutes a symbolic yet significant exploration of the Italian cultural presence and its influence in Latin America. The exhibit proudly celebrates the 150th Anniversary of Italy's Unification.

Among the artists included are: Héctor Borla, Ricardo Crivelli, Sergio Camporeale, Eduardo Medici, Emilio Pettoruti, and Rogelio Polesello (Argentina), Lyria Palombini (Brazil), Umberto Giangrandi (Colombia), Francisco Amighetti (Costa Rica), Roberto Sebastián Matta (Chile), Javier Bassi, Miguel A. Battegazzore, José Belloni, Pedro Figari, Antonio Frasconi, and Diego Masi (Uruguay), among others.

Location
At the Center's art gallery at IDB headquarters in Washington, DC
Open to the public August 15 to October 21, 2011, Mon-Fri, 11:00 am -6:00 pm.
IDB Cultural Center - Inter-American Development Bank
1300 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20577
Tel. 202 623 3774 | e-mail: idbcc@iadb.org

Visit the Cultural Center online www.iadb.org/cultural

Photo caption 
Recuerdos de Jorge Amado (Memories of Jorge Amado / Ricordi di Jorge Amado), 1988 [Detail]
by Miguel A. Battegazzore Uruguayan, b. Montevideo, Uruguay, 1931–
acrylic on linen, 34 1/2 x 45 inches
Photo: Gregory Staley

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