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Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America (in cooperation with the Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco)
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America
1161 Amsterdam Avenue (between 116th and 118th Streets; the doorway inscription reads "Casa Italiana”)
New York
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On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco and of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, the Italian Academy of Art  will honour these events with a "Colazione Letteraria" on April 8, celebrating as well the Italian culture and the Piemontese tradition with a lecture about Galileo Galilei by David Freedberg, Professor of Art History at Columbia University.  Andrew Robison, Curator of The National Gallery of Washington, will speak about Canaletto, while Umberto Pregliasco recounts one century of rare book trade in Italy.