Thinking about next year’s holiday cards, I turn to the leftist artists, Tina Modotti and Pietro di Donato.
Fruit and Vegetable Crate Labels in California and the Italian Americans They Created
On a visit to a retrospective of this California artist, I consider traces of the Italian immigrant background in his work.
Jack Salvatori, an almost-forgotten Italian American director, made a film about Cinecittà’s role as a camp for WWII refugees.
An ambitious week-long event in a small village in the province of Avellino crossed many boundaries and suggested many new possibilities.
Looking at the undercurrents of Italian migrant identity in Niki de Sainte Phalle’s Giardino dei Tarocchi.
A rice worker, a partisan, a woman, a mother, Maria Margotti was killed sixty years ago by carabinieri during a strike on May 17, 1949.
An unknown number of documented and undocumented immigrants in Abruzzo have died or lost their homes because of the recent earthquake.
The 1963 film Love with the Proper Stranger dealt with the limited choices faced by an Italian American woman a decade before abortion was legalized in the U.S.