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.
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).
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?
New Connections in the History of Italian Photography
In 1949, the French critic André Malraux made an observation that suggested
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.
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.
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.
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.
Presenting the 2015–2016 Rome Prize Winners
The American Academy in Rome recently announced the winners of the Rome Prize Fellowship
2015 NYC Spring Gala
The American Academy in Rome’s 2015 Spring Gala was held last Wednesday at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. The festive event honored three individuals whose work in the arts and humanities represents the very best of the energetic scholarly and artistic activity that takes place at the American Academy in Rome every day. Photographer and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, FAAR ’06, New York Review of Books editor Robert B.