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THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2015 www.italoamericano.com L'Italo-Americano 2 Famous for his still life painting and unique lighting technique, Morandi lives on in the works that he created located in the museum of the house where he lived. Vases, bottles, shells, and models appear in their original location to give visitors an idea of what the house looked like in Morandi's time. Even the bed- room that his sisters occupied is intact. D u r i n g B o l o g n a ' s W h i t e Night, Casa Morandi will host A d a D u k e r ' s I m p r e v e d i b i l e nature morte. In homage to her Bolognese teacher Alessia Masi, the Dutch artist adventures with her camera to show the invisibil- ity and reality of architecture. She translates minimalist draw- ings and paintings of Italian a r c h i t e c t u r e i n t o m a n u s c r i p t "scribbles" with architectural structures and relationships. T h e A r t H o t e l O r o l o g i o , located behind Piazza Maggiore, will feature Simone Frabboni and Mieke Everaart's "Wooden Memories" exhibition. Frabboni, a t a l e n t e d w o o d a r t i s t , h a s t e a m e d u p w i t h D u t c h a r t i s t Everaarts to emulate Dutch wood fashion. Together they expand past typical wood art and use materials out of their classic con- texts. Such materials include recycled textiles and fabrics. Fabbroni and Mieke focus on t h e E n g l i s h S t y l e o f t h e l a t e 1800s, and these are brought to life in Art Hotel Orologio, which has architecture from the deca- dent period. Guests will enjoy an "Aperitivo Dandy" of Cognac, B r a n d y / R u m , a n d C h o c o l a t e with dolcetti and pasticcini. On a small street called Via Nazario Sauro, close to Piazza Maggiore, Cortile will have a pres entation from La Scuola della Carta (School of Paper), which focuses on experimenting and creating graphic art out of handmade paper. There will be pieces of art portrayed by Renata Giannelli, Barbara J Matera, T i z i a n a A l b r e t t i , a n d C h i a r a Boschiero, including an etching on silk of golden leaves. Kartell Store on Via Altabella will present "Città e Supereroi" (cities and superheroes) from two Bolognesi authors and archi- tects. Armando Dozza, architect and painter, depicts the metro- politan side of Bologna with light and speed. Dozza's works are extrasensory, boasting whirls of light that invite you to imag- ine fantasy and superheroes. Silvio Cassarà, architect and pro- f e s s o r a t t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f Bologna, will show his photos of New York. The Galleria Maurizio Nobile on via Santo Stefano will feature Luciano Minguzzi's sketches a n d s c u l p t u r e s . L u c i a n o Minguzzi was born in Bologna in 1911 and died in Milan in 2004. He is considered the great- est Bolognese sculptor of the 1900s. This exhibit celebrates the artist's life and most impres- sive works, amounting to rough- ly 50. He celebrates traditional l o c a l a r t i s t r y w i t h m o d e r n expressionist tendencies and European Cubist styles. M i n g u z z i s t u d i e d a t Accademia delle Belle Arti di Bologna under Giorgio Morandi. H e d r a w s i n s p i r a t i o n f r o m B o l o g n e s e a n d F l o r e n t i n e Renaissance sculptors, as well as modern artists. The dialogue between the different mediums h e u s e s – t h e c o n f r o n t a t i o n between design and sculpture – shows the freedom and elaborate spontaneity of Minguzzi. From MAMbo to Morandi to Minguzzi, Bologna's Art City White Night sure has a lot in store, or museum, for art lovers. This Saturday January 24, Bologna's city center will come alive at night with art. During Art City White Night, the city's museums, palaces, cafes, art gal- leries, and shops will host con- temporary art exhibitions and events until midnight. There will be over two hun- dred events and special openings available to all for free. White Night is organized by Bologna F i e r e a s p a r t o f t h e A r t C i t y Bologna that will be held from January 23-25. Two epicenters of this excite- ment are MAMbo, Bologna's Museum of Modern Art, and Museo Morandi, the home of the late Bolognese painter. M A M b o w i l l f e a t u r e L a w r e n c e C a r r o l l ' s " G h o s t House" exhibition. One of the most influential contemporary painters, Carroll's work displays his artistic evolution of over 30 years. He will show about 60 works produced between the 1980s and now. "Ghost House will be held in the temporary exhibition galleries", which have a chronological theme. They aim t o c r e a t e a n e n v i r o n m e n t i n which works from different peri- ods are displayed together, as if exploring through time. Casa Morandi is the home where Giorgio Morandi worked a n d l i v e d f r o m 1 9 1 0 - 1 9 6 4 . More than two hundred events and special openings will be available to all for free Ar t W hite Night, Bologna's celebration of contemporar y art JANE HUSON

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