April 2014

April 24, 2014

Elizabeth Fain LaBombard Visits Landscapes that are Often Under-utilized on the Periphery of Rome

Elizabeth Fain LaBombard is the winner of the Prince Charitable Trusts Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture and an Associate at James Corner Field Operations in New York City.

April 22, 2014

Eric Nathan Compiles Texts for a Song Cycle Inspired by Historic Correspondence

Eric Nathan is the winner of the Frederic A. Juilliard/Walter Damrosch Rome Prize in Musical Composition and a Composer from New York City.

April 17, 2014

Milton Gendel at New York’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò

"Milton Gendel: A Surreal Life," curated by Andrew Heiskell Arts Director Peter Benson Miller and Barbara Drudi, opened last Friday in New York City at the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò.

April 11, 2014

Ruth W. Lo Looks at How Food Relates to Rome's Architecture and Urbanism in the Early Twentieth Century

Ruth W. Lo is the Donald and Maria Cox Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize Winner in Modern Italian Studies and a Ph.D candidate in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University.

April 10, 2014

Bradley Cantrell Frames Methodologies Developed in Rural Louisiana for Urban Contexts

Bradley E. Cantrell is the winner of the Garden Club of America Rome Prize in Landscape Architecture and the Director and Associate Professor at the Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture at Louisiana State University.

April 10, 2014

nine seventeen at the AAR Gallery

Prabhavathi Meppayil’s first solo exhibition in Europe opened last Wednesday evening at the AAR Gallery with the artist in attendance.

April 08, 2014

2014-15 Rome Prize Winners Announced

The American Academy in Rome congratulates the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition. 

April 07, 2014

Max Page Observes How We Individually Wrestle with the Past

Max Page is the winner of the Mark Hampton Rome Prize and a Professor of Architecture and History in the Department of Art, Architecture, and Art History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

April 03, 2014

Celebrating a Centennial: The Academy in Times of War

On October 1, 1914, the doors of the McKim, Mead & White building opened solemnly onto a world at war. It was a war, they said, to end all wars, yet the institution would survive to see it end and another conflict begin.

March 2014

March 31, 2014

Peter Streckfus Works on Poetry Inspired by ‘Acqua Alta’ and the Bass Garden

Peter Streckfus is the winner of the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize, a gift of the Drue Heinz Trust/American Academy of Arts and Letters, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at George Mason University.