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Luisa Ciammitti

Former Director of the Pinacoteca Nazionale (Ferrara

Niccolò and the Arca of St. Dominic: a closer approach


Luisa Ciammitti received her B.A. in lettere e filosofia from the University of Bologna in 1973. She has since worked as a curator at the Pinacoteca Nazionale-Soprintendenza per i Beni Artistici e Storici di Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì, Rimini, Ravenna, and as a research associate for 18th-century Italian documents in the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She has also been responsible for the organization of two international seminars on Dosso Dossi, in preparation for a monographic exhibition on Dosso. The first seminar was held in Santa Monica (1996), the second one in Trent (1997). The exhibition on Dosso Dossi was seen in Ferrara, at the Palazzo dei Diamanti (1998); in New York, at the Metropolitan Museum; and in Los Angeles, at the Getty Museum. Most recently she served as the Director of the Pinacoteca Nazionale di Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara, Italy (2004-2014).