Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts is pleased to present a month–long event “Viva Italia- Evoluzione e Metamorfosi Di Arte” in collaboration with Area Contesa Arte in Rome, hosting Alfio Borghese and featuring work of 30 Italian artists. The event opens on SATURDAY Oct. 6th, with an Invitation-only VIP Reception Opening Preview from 7-10pm to meet Mr. Borghese and the visiting artists for an evening of art, culture, music, and Italian-style refreshments, celebrating this important cultural exchange.

Additional events include the public opening during the monthly DTLA Art Walk On Thursday October 11th, from 6-10 PM with Mr. Borghese and select Italian artists present. The exhibit closes on Sunday October 28th with the Avocado String Trio presenting a Sounding Point Live concert performing a program of Opera favorites for small string ensemble and vocalists. Selections will be drawn from Italian dramatic and comic opera, and will include perennial favorites by Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini (2-4 pm, Cost $20) Details HERE – Following the concert, the event continues 4-6PM with a free, open to the public closing reception.

Alfio Borghese of the noble Borghese family has been acclaimed throughout Italy for over 40 years as an art critic, curator, art director, journalist, television host and philanthropist. Borghese produced several notable series of films and documentaries featuring the most important artists, writers and political figures of the twentieth century. He also writes weekly art editorials in newspapers, magazines & has recently written two books. He advocates for artists, from the most famous throughout Italian history, to today’s emerging and established artists. Committed to cultural exchanges, he has produced multiple events in collaboration with artists, galleries & museums in California & Italy, regularly hosting American artists at his home.

All work by Mario Russo, with. Alfio Borghese and Adriana Russo

The artwork for this exhibit selected by Borghese ranges from traditional paintings of the last century, various still-lifes and landscapes of Italy, to contemporary avant-garde artistic expressions, including sculpture. The exhibit includes a painting of the great Italian director Fellini, well known by the painter Mario Russo, whose daughter, famous Italian actress Adriana Russo will be in attendance.
“Sognare Italiano” By Enrico  Fanciulli

Participating Artists:
Isabel Aledo, Simone Allione, Emmanuela Thessalonica Andreozzi, Damiano Conti Borbone, Walter Capriotti, Cristina Chiesi, Ornella Cicuto, Vincenzo Contino, Domenico Salvatore Dore, Enrico Fanciulli, Paola Gallana, Paola Latrofa, Domenico Mancuso, Fiorella Manzini, David Mannarino, Susanna Marabini, Patricio Marafini, Dario Masciale, Laura Minuti, Natalia Orsini, Stefano Passoni, Maximiliano Pellegrini, Carla Romani, Mario Russo, Loredana Sala, Mario Salvo, Elisabetta Sfarda, Anai Contreras Soto, Enza Tassitani, Elisabetta Trombetti, Anna Trzuskolas & Brooke Harker. readers are invited to attend the INVITE ONLY Art Party on October 6, 2018 – just mention LAArtParty when you RSVP to

What: “Viva Italia- Evoluzione e Metamorfosi Di Arte”
Where: GDCA, 727 S. Spring St.  LA, 90014
When: October 6, 2018 – 7-10; 2nd opening – Downtown Art Walk, Thursday, October 11, 2018; 6-10pm
Phone: (323) 309-2875