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Anna Ottani Cavina

Università di Bologna
Compagnia di San Paolo Italian Academy Distinguished Visiting Professor

Antiquity and modernity in the age of neo-classicism (Seminar in the Department of Art History and Archaeology)


Named to the “Légion d’honneur” of the French Republic in 2001, Professor Ottani Cavina is also Director of the Fondazione Federico Zeri, Professor of Art History of the Department of Visual Arts, University of Bologna, and Adjunct Professor of Italian Art History, Johns Hopkins University SAIS Bologna Center, and was director of the exhibition "Louvre Paysages d'Italie. Les peintres du plein air" (at the Grand Palais in Paris, 2001). In 1999 she was the speaker for the Italian Academy Lecture Series; her lectures were then published as Geometries of Silence.