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Clarissa Ricci

Professoressa a contratto

Dipartimento delle Arti

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Clarissa Ricci’s research focuses on the history of exhibitions, biennials, fairs, markets, and contemporaneity. She is co-editor and founder of the academic journal OBOE. On Biennials and Other Exhibitions. 

 She was a recipient of the Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art (2019–2020) and previously she was entrusted by Iuav University in Venice (2017–2019) with researching the foundation of Arte Fiera. Moreover she was a visiting scholar at Columbia University in New York City and was awarded a Library Research Grant by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. She is author of Aperto 1980-1993. La mostra dei giovani artisti alla Biennale di Venezia (2022) and editor of many volumes as the one on the Venice Biennale entitled Starting from Venice. Studies on the Biennale (2011), and Double Trouble in Exhibiting the Contemporary: Art Fairs and Shows (2020). She has written numerous essays published in Predella, Journal of Modern Italian Studies, La Diana,  Grove Art Dictionary, Journal of Curatorial Studies and many other.


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