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The 37 black-and-white photographs of Aurelio Amendola capture in unexpected ways the sensuality and tragic force emanating from the statues carved by Michelangelo. His lens seems to coincide and overlap with the sculptor’s eye at the moment of observing the different angles of the marble surface. From the Dying Slave of the Louvre, to the statues of Sagrestia Nuova of San Lorenzo, to the Pietà Rondanini of Milano, to the Crouching Boy of St.

Japanese Design Today 100

The exhibition Japanese Design Today 100 was first organized in 2004 and has been touring the world for the last ten years. This is a newly organized version of the same exhibition, featuring 100 of the finest examples of Japanese design with a focus on everyday products. It combines superbly designed products of recent years with a group of modern designs from the 1950s through the 1990s that had a significant influence on the design of today.

TOTEMICA – an exhibition by Italian designer Luca Nichetto

The Istituto Italiano di Cultura in collaboration with Mjölk is proud to present the exhibition TOTEMICA, the second Canadian exhibition for one of the most important contemporary Italian designers Luca Nichetto and Russian designer Lera Moiseeva.

Opening reception: Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 6:30pm-8:30pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
496 Huron St.

Free admission Infoline: 416-921-3802 ext. 221

Seiji Ozawa in Toronto A Photography Exhibition of a Young Maestro

Seiji Ozawa was the music director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra from 1965 to 1969,  his first assignment leading a major orchestra. He was one of the pioneer Japanese artists who made a success abroad after World War II. Citizens of Toronto welcomed the young, exotic conductor, and the members of the Orchestra supported Ozawa’s exciting music-making and expansion of his repertoire. In the City of Toronto Archives numerous photographs of Ozawa are preserved.


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