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Gianluca Del Monaco

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: L-ART/01 History of Medieval Art

Short Bio

Gianluca del Monaco is Senior Assistant Professor (fixed term) in the History of Medieval Art (L-ART/01) at the Department of the Arts (DAR) of the University of Bologna since 9 September 2022, where he teaches courses in his field for the Bachelor in DAMS, the Master in Visual Arts, and the Scuola di Specializzazione in Beni Storico-Artistici. He is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the local research unit of the PRIN 2022 PNRR “Animals and Plants in North Italian Sculpture, Painting and Manuscript Illumination between the 14th and 17th Centuries: Case Studies and a Database”.

He earned a PhD in the History of Art at the University of Bologna. He was a fellow at the Fondazione Roberto Longhi in Florence and received a Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art.

His research interests focus on Romanesque and Gothic painting and book illumination in Bologna and Emilia, alongside a consideration for illuminated legal manuscripts in Italy from the twelfth century onwards.

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