Francesco Guzzetti is Senior Lecturer of modern and contemporary at the University of Florence. He holds a PhD in art history from Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa. Specialised in Italian art from the post-war years to early 1980s and its relationship with that of the United States, he published several essays and curated exhibition both in Italy and the United States. He has received fellowships from: CIMA (Center for Italian Modern Art); Harvard University; Magazzino ItalianArt Foundation, Cold Spring, NY; and The Morgan Library & Museum. He is the author of the monograph Ennio Morlotti e l’arte a Milano 1937-1953 (Milan: Scalpendi Editore, 2020) and the curator of the exhibition Facing America: Mario Schifano 1960-1965 (CIMA, New York, 2021). More recently, Francesco published the monograph Emilio Tadini: The Reality of the Image 1968-1972 (Milan: Fondazione Marconi/Mousse Publishing, 2022). He is currently writing a book about the relationships between Arte Povera and American art at the turn of the 1970s, based on his doctoral dissertation.