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CVII • N. 25-26 • THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015 • GIOVEDÌ 25 GIUGNO 2015 FACEBOOK.COM/ITALOAMERICANONEWSPAPER Davide Gasparotto standing near Hunting on the Lagoon (recto); Letter Rack (verso). Photo courtesy of The Getty Museum italoamericano.org $ 2.25 DATED MATERIAL - DO NOT DELAY An Italian point of view on the Getty's paintings collection Almost a year ago, Italian art historian and curator Davide G a s p a r o t t o w a s a p p o i n t e d Senior Curator of Paintings of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. Born in Bassano del Grappa, Veneto region in Northern Italy, Dr. Gasparotto is "A leading figure in the field of Renaissance through 18th century Italian art, while also having an exceptionally broad knowledge of European art in other periods and media" – as d i r e c t o r T i m o t h y P o t t s explained. After studying the History of Art and Classical Archaeology at the University of Pisa, and the History of Art Criticism at the prestigious Scuola Normale S u p e r i o r e i n P i s a , D r . G a s p a r o t t o w o r k e d a t t h e National Gallery of Parma for 12 years and in 2012 became director of the Galleria Estense in Modena. He was also known in the U.S., where he spent some time as a visiting fellow at the National Gallery in Washington D . C . ( 2 0 0 7 ) a n d t h e N Y Metropolitan Museum of Art (2011-2012). Dr. Gasparotto, considering your successful career in Italy, w h a t d i d p e r s u a d e y o u t o accept the Getty's offer and move to Los Angeles? On one side, it was the chal- lenge of a new and totally dif- f e r e n t w o r k e x p e r i e n c e t h a t excited me; on the other side, it was the reputation of the Getty all over the world, not only as a museum but also as a very live- ly scholarly community. I think that the presence of the different institutes - the Museum with its w o n d e r f u l c o l l e c t i o n s , t h e Foundation with its many pro- j e c t s , t h e R e s e a r c h I n s t i t u t e with its incredible resources for research and the many visiting SILVIA SIMONETTI The ultimate artisan of luxury travel to Italy Continued on page 3 Continua a pagina 25 L'Italo Americano Founded in 1908 Published by L'Italo American Foundation English section pages 2-20 Italian section pages 21-48 The #1 source for all things Italian since 1908 www.italoamericano.org PO Box 1287 Monrovia, CA 91017 - Tel: (626) 359-7715 . . .. . .. . . . . . TM NEWS & FEATURES The Fermi Award back in Italy, with Claudio Pellegrini Page 3 LOS ANGELES Remo Bodei's Lecture at UCLA Page 8 THE SEVENTH ART Sopranos' star Lorraine Bracco Page 17 LA BUONA TAVOLA Brodetto alla senigalliese Page 20 BARBARA MINAFRA C h i p u ò , a p p r o f i t t i d e l l e v a c a n z e e s t i v e p e r v i s i t a r e l'Expo di Milano. Ne vale la pena e vale un viaggio che può proseguire tra mille altre desti- nazioni. La "grande bellezza" è a portata di tutti. Approfittare di Expo per vivere la 'grande bellezza' italiana

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