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  • NYC's MET Museum Digitally Recreates Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
    The Michelangelo exhibition at the MET is the cultural event of the season.  The New York Review of Books defined it “the finest show on the artist any of us will ever see”. To explore in depth the idea behind the exhibit, the Cultural Attaché of the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC, Renato Miracco talks to Carmen C. Bambach, curator the MET's Department of Drawing and Prints. 
  • Quella dedicata al “Divino” in corso al Metropolitan Museum of Art è senza dubbio la mostra più rilevante nel panorama culturale della Big Apple di questo scampolo di anno e sicuramente un’occasione irripetibile. “Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” è il titolo della esposizione - in visione fino al 12 febbraio prossimo - che comprende 133 disegni che rivelano il genio Michelangelo, tre sculture in marmo, i suoi primi dipinti ed un plastico in legno di una cupola.
  • The celebrated over-life-size bronze statue Boxer at Rest — an exceptionally realistic ancient Greek sculpture created between the late fourth and the second century B.C., on loan from the Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, is shown outside Europe for the first time in a special presentation at The Metropolitan, beginning June 1. This extraordinary work will be on view for six weeks only.

  • Facts & Stories
    (September 17, 2012)
    A surprising new feature is offered by the the Met at the end of September. The “debut” of Italian subtitles will be held at the performance of the “ L'Elisir d'Amore” by G.Donizetti. The initiative is promoted by the Consulate General of Italy in New York
  • For the third consecutive year, i-Italy is taking a look at things Italian at the Met and beyond in New York. This month we have new productions of "Anna Bolena" and "Don Giovanni", the reprise of "Il barbiere di Siviglia", a conversation with bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni at NYU, and the Met's HD program in Italy
  • Events: Reports
    Julian Sachs(May 01, 2010)
    The final weeks of the 2009-2010 season, with new productions and repertoire, Muti's final concerts with the New York Philharmonic and Pollini's all-Chopin recitals.
  • Art & Culture
    Julian Sachs(January 29, 2010)
    A month of opera reviewed: the new Carmen at the Met, Domingo and Verdi, and Zeffirelli's Turandot. Plus a look at the upcoming month at Lincoln Center and beyond
  • The "hot pot" was stolen from a tomb at the ancient Etruscan site of Cerveteri, on the seacoast due north of Rome, and was illegally marketed to the Met. Although today the museum returned it with apologies, the Euphronios kalyx krater continues to stir up a sizzling debate both in Italy and the US
  • Art & Culture
    (September 26, 2008)
    The Giorgio Morandi Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art was visited on Monday by Alain Elkan, Advisor for Cultural Heritage and Foreign Relations of Italy's Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities