In Primo Piano

Novembre 2015

Novembre 06, 2015

Regias Revisited

Archaeology is destruction - every turn of the spade destroys layers of earth that preserve moments of the human past. The archaeology archive - the documentation that records excavation - transforms that destructive moment into history. More important than any buried building or fragment of sculpture, this archive preserves the tenuous link between the modern archaeologist and the people of the past.

Settembre 2015

Settembre 26, 2015

2015 Opening Reception

New Rome Prize Winners and Italian Fellows met and mingled with friends of the American Academy in Rome as the sun set on a warm September evening last week. Members of the community and their families/fellow travelers gathered with staff and supporters of the Academy for the annual Opening Reception amongst the pines and olive trees of the Bass Garden and were welcomed by the Academy's President Mark Robbins and Director Kimberly Bowes.

Agosto 2015

Agosto 24, 2015

Sandro La Barbera takes an in-depth look at Vergil's Culex

The American Academy in Rome constitutes a kind of bridge between the US and Italy. Most often it leads eastwards across the Atlantic, with American Fellows, Residents, and visitors coming to stay on the Janiculum, but sometimes traffic runs the opposite direction. 

Agosto 19, 2015

Cinematographeum silens - Resurrecting Ancient Rome Through Silent Film

Ancient Rome was fast-forwarded to the twentieth century at this year’s Jerome lecture series, delivered by the eminent Latin professor Maria Wyke from University College London (UCL). 

Agosto 04, 2015

Carin Goldberg Curates the Vernacular Ephemera of Rome

What defines the experience of a city? What codes and idioms—verbal and other—do you need to know to feel truly at home?

Agosto 03, 2015

New Connections in the History of Italian Photography

In 1949, the French critic André Malraux made an observation that suggested 

Giugno 2015

Giugno 12, 2015

McKim Gala 2015: una meravigliosa notte a Roma

Oltre 475 ospiti si sono riuniti all'American Academy in Rome per onorare Carlo Petrini e Paolo Sorrentino in occasione dell'edizione 2015 del McKim Medal Gala. Una grande varietà di luminari Italiani ed Americani nel mondo dell’arte, moda, business e quello accademico hanno conversato, apprezzato i cocktail e la musica a lume di candela nei giardini di Villa Aurelia. La serata era un garden party in stile moderno ideato dalla regista e filantropa Ginevra Elkann, Presidente del Gala.

Giugno 01, 2015

Italian Fellow Daniele Giorgi Shines a New Light on Giotto

Despite the fact that Italian Renaissance painter Giotto is renowned for reintroducing realistic expression into Western art, his life is largely shrouded in mystery.

Maggio 2015

Maggio 28, 2015

Welcome to the Spring 2015 Issue of AAR Magazine

In this issue of AAR Magazine, we invite you 
to meet the community of artists, writers, scholars, and composers who are living and working at the American Academy in Rome.

Maggio 08, 2015

Charles Mayton, Tableau Table Tavolo

Telling stories across the “table” animates Charles Mayton’s first solo show in Italy at the American Academy in Rome, which runs through through 10 May.