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Lucia Piccioni

Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac

Arte Povera and Transavanguardia: a quest for identity between nature and culture


Lucia Piccioni holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris) and the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa) where she completed her dissertation “Painting and Politics during the Italian Fascism: ‘Italianities’ in Conflict (1922-1943)”. In 2015, she received the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales’ Best Dissertation Award.
As a Researcher Assistant she worked during a four-year experience (2009-2012) at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA) in Paris, involved in the historiographical research axis National Issues of Artistic Discourses, 1900-1950.
She has been a tutor in Art History at the University Panthéon-Sorbonne. She received a postdoctoral fellowship at the Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte under the annual program The Liberated Paris and the Arts (2014-2015). As a fellow researcher she worked on a Giorgio Morandi exhibition at the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) in New York (fall semester 2016-2017). She was a scholar at the French Academy in Rome–Villa Medici (2017). She is currently a Post-doctoral research fellow at the Musée du quai Branly–Jacques Chirac in the Department of Research working on the annual theme “Values and materialities”.

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