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May 2014

May 13, 2014

Cornell in Rome Collaborates with the Academy

On an evening in February, photography students and faculty from Cornell in Rome headed up the Janiculum Hill from the center of the city to attend a private lecture at the studio of visual artist Catherine Wagner at the American Academy in Rome.

May 06, 2014

Derrell Acon Asks Where Black Art Comes From

In his concert-lecture entitled, “Da Dove Viene La Black Art?” Derrell Acon combines song, poetry, literary quotation and instrumentals in asking audiences to reflect with him on the origin and character of black art in America.

May 05, 2014

Celebrating a Centennial: Following in the Footsteps of the Academy

What follows is a virtual tour of sites that have hosted the would-be American Academy before it settled in its current home.

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

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 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 08, 2014

2014-15 Rome Prize Winners Announced

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

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