By Center for Italian Modern Art
(this event is sold-out as of 3/20/18)
Join us for a special Drawing Night and Aperitivo, led by artist Beatrice Scaccia. CIMA’s opens its unique setting to artists of all levels to analyze and draw from works on view by Alberto Savinio. These paintings, conceived over just a few years in the late 1920s and early 1930s, nevertheless traverse a wide range of techniques.
Pencils have been generously donated by Blick Art Materials and paper has been provided by the legendary Italian papermaker Fabriano, which recently celebrated the 750th anniversary of papermaking in Fabriano, Italy.
All skill levels welcome!
Limited to 30 participants • FREE for CIMA Members
About the artist: Beatrice Scaccia is a visual artist and writer living and working in New York City. Originally from Italy, Scacciastudied Fine Art at the Fine Art Academy in Rome and Writing at the Minimum Fax Editor (Rome) and the Holden School (Turin). In 2006 she co-founded the non-profit art spaceINART with renowned artist Gino Marotta, where she was the Director and educator for five years. Located in Piazza de Spagna, INART’s programs included both instruction and exhibition of the intersectionality between visual, performing and written arts. Scaccia’s practice has long been an amalgamation of the written word and visual language. Her work has been featured on Artnet News, Flash Art, The Art Newspaper, Domus, Marie Claire, Arte Mondadori, Drome Magazine, InsideArt, Art Fuse, Sole24Ore, Exibart, Atribune.
*Please note that guests are allowed to bring their own supplies but only sketching materials are permitted. No water media, ink, or solvents are allowed in the galleries.