Director of Magazzino Italian Art
Vittorio Calabrese is the Director of Magazzino Italian Art Foundation. A native of Irpinia, Italy, he specializes in the management of international and cultural institutions, art business practices, collection management, and appraising. Vittorio holds a BA and MSc in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University, Milan, and an MA in History of Art and the Art Market from Christie’s Education, New York. As the founding director of Magazzino Italian Art, Vittorio acts as the chief steward of the museum, overseeing the team and determining the institution’s programmatic and strategic direction. In this role, he curated several exhibitions including: Ornaghi & Prestinari, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York, 2016; Marco Bagnoli, Domenico Bianchi, Remo Salvadori: From the Olnick Spanu Collection, Hillyer Art Space, Washington D.C., 2017; Alessandro Piangiamore: Marango, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York, 2018; Fausto Melotti: Works from the Olnick Spanu Collection, Consulate General of Italy, New York; Renato Leotta, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York and Magazzino Italian Art, Cold Spring, 2019; and Homemade, Magazzino Italian Art, Cold Spring, New York, 2020.
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