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Clarissa Ricci

Adjunct professor

Department of the Arts

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Clarissa Ricci’s research focuses on the history of exhibitions, biennials, fairs, markets, and contemporaneity. 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 has written numerous essays and was editor of many volumes as the one on the Venice Biennale entitled Starting from Venice. Studies on the Biennale (2011), latest being Double Trouble. Exhibitions facing fairs in Contemporary Art (2020). She has also published the entries of ‘Venice Biennale’ for Grove Art Dictionary (Oxford University Press, 2018). She is editor of the academic journal OBOE. On Biennials and Other Exhibitions.


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