"Moti Mentali," the title for the savvy show of photographs of children and adolescents at the Marvelli Gallery (526 West 26th Street, through November 15), comes from Leonardo da Vinci. Though its literal translation from the Italian—"the motions of the mind"—is rather clumsy, it does suggest da Vinci's use of the phrase to describe portraits that allow us some insight into the sitter's state of mind. Even if that insight is fleeting and mostly imaginary, the photographs Marvelli has chosen to evoke it are provocative, and the conversation he sets up among them is... More >>>