, author Alain Elkann, through a subtle blend of memoir and fiction brings to life a grand Jewish family from Turin.
The story follows their multigenerational saga from escaping Mussolini's Racial Laws of 1938, to landing on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, to eventually dispersing from new York to Rome, Paris, Tuscany and Jerusalem.
[BOOK NOW] Joseph Rykwert is Paul Philippe Cret Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, and one of the foremost architectural historians and critics of his generation.
He holds a BA from Columbia University and MPhil and Ph D degrees from the University of Cambridge.He was founding director of the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies at the University of York from 2005 to 2011, and was previously Director of the Collections division and head of the project creating a V&A Research Institute (VARI) at the Victoria & Albert Museum, leading the Museum’s programmes with partners in both the universities and the creative industries.Amos Gitai is an Israeli filmmaker, mainly known for making documentaries and feature films surrounding the Middle East and the Jewish-Arab conflict.His work was presented in several major retrospective in Pompidou Center Paris, the Museum of Modern Art (Mo MA) New-York, the Lincoln Center New-York and the British Film Institute London.The Iranian-born Shahrivar, who was named Miss Germany in 2004 and Miss Europe in 2005, has previously dated Prince Albert of Monaco, while Elkann has been linked to a string of actresses, models, and social figures.
A master of the art of the interview and one of the most influential architecture historians and critics meet on the occasion of the publication of their most recent books – Alain Elkann’s Interviews and Joseph Rykwert’s Remembering Places respectively – and talk about memoirs and how their life’s experiences shaped their working life.Carlo Barel di Sant'Albano will be stepping down as Chairman to take on a greater operational role in the newly created position of International CEO, reporting to Mr. In addition to EMEA, his new responsibilities will include all business and client activities in Asia Pacific and South America. Elkann is a member of the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution and a Trustee of The Museum of Modern Art.He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Italian Aspen Institute and Vice Chairman of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation.A., Cushman & Wakefield’s controlling shareholder, and Chairman of Fiat, S.p. He brings with him significant international perspective and a record of dynamic leadership.He has also been a strong supporter of C&W since EXOR became our majority shareholder in 2007 and his appointment as Chairman will help accelerate the execution of our strategy as we drive toward the firm’s centennial in 2017.” John Elkann said, “Cushman & Wakefield is one of EXOR’s largest investments and we are strongly committed to supporting its development, helping it to achieve its full potential as a premier global real estate firm.Rykwert is the author of many influential works on architecture, including (2000).