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August 19, 2009

Searching for the Ethnic Angle in John Baldessari’s Art

Laura E. Ruberto
"Lover's Embrace" (John Baldessari)

On a visit to a retrospective of this California artist, I consider traces of the Italian immigrant background in his work.

August 8, 2009

Uncredited Extras: Cinecittà’s Refugees and the Italian American Who Filmed Them

Laura E. Ruberto
Refugees at Cinecitta', Rome, 1944

Jack Salvatori, an almost-forgotten Italian American director, made a film about Cinecittà’s role as a camp for WWII refugees.