Italian Cultural Institute of New York


FROM STREET TO ART, featuring a range of artwork by 10 contemporary Italian artists who’ve achieved recognition for their street art, continues through August 20. Curated by Simone Pallotta, the exhibit is housed in the elegant Italian Cultural Insititue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and is open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 – 4pm. Here is a sampling of the artwork that ranges from the imaginatively provocative to the wistfully lyrical:

BR1, Holy Land Delights, close-up

BR1-Holy Land-Delights-close-up

Sten&Lex, Untitled

"Lex and Sten"

Agostino Iacurci, Mimicry

"Agostino Iacurci"

2501, Rising of the Phoenix


Dem, close-up


UFO5,  Untitled


Photos of BR1, Sten Lex, Augustino Iacurci and UFO5 by Dani Reyes Mozeson; of BR1 close-up, 2501 and Dem by Lois Stavsky

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Opening tomorrow evening, June 20, at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue, is an exhibit of artwork by 10 of Italy’s best contemporary artists who, also, maintain a huge presence on the streets. Curated by Simone Pallotta, it is the first collective exhibit of work by Italian street artists here in NYC.

Here is a sampling of the art on the streets:



Agostino Iacurci

"Agostino Lacurci"






Also featured are works by ArisCyop&KafEronHitnesUfo5 and 2501FROM STREET TO ART opens at 6pm tomorrow at 686 Park Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper East Side and continues through August 20, 2014.

All images courtesy Simone Pallotta

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