Past Fellows


Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Fabio Belloni is an Italian art historian.
He completed his PhD in 2010 under the supervision of Flavio Fergonzi, with a dissertation on the relationship between art and politics in Italy, 1968-1978. Since that time, he has conducted post-doctoral research at Udine University. In 2006 he won the Darc-Maxxi Prize for Art History and Criticism, and in 2012 he won the Erminia Bretschneider Prize for the History of Art. He is the author of the monographs La mano decapitata. Transavanguardia tra disegno e citazione (Milan: Electa, 2008); Modigliani (Milan: Sole 24 ore, 2008); and Amore mio a Montepulciano nel 1970 (Milan: Scalpendi 2014). For his CIMA fellowship, Belloni is working on the fate of Depero’s reputation in the decades after his death in 1960, as well as on the relationship between art and politics in the case of Fabio Mauri.

Raffaele Bedarida

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Raffaele Bedarida is a New York based art historian. A doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center, he teaches modern and contemporary art history at Cooper Union. Bedarida is currently a lecturer at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and at MoMA. He is the author of a monograph, Bepi Romagnoni: Il Nuovo Racconto (Silvana Editoriale, 2005) and editor of the volumes, Dennis Oppenheim: Short Circuit (Silvana, 2007); Susanna Pozzoli: On the Block (Allemandi, 2010); and Mariagrazia Pontorno: Roots (Charta, 2013). For his CIMA fellowship, Bedarida is working on Fortunato Depero’s time in the United States and the activity of his Futurist House in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood.