The Life of a “Foreign Italian” | Casa Italiana Zerilli / Marimò

The Life of a “Foreign Italian”

photo of Lilli Spiegel

Leo Yeni, an Artist’s Paper Life, presented by NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò in collaboration with Centro Primo Levi showcases the life and struggles of a man through his art. To some, the show, curated by Cynthia Madansky, is an interesting look into the mind of the artist, who like many other Italian jews was abandoned by his country, to others such as Lillian Spiegel, it’s one more step towards giving Leo what he never managed to obtain during his lifetime, Italian citizenship. Click here to read the full article in English by Roberta Cutillo.