Giorgia Gastaldon

Giorgia Gastaldon is currently adjunct professor at L’Università dell’Aquila. Previously she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Bibliotheca Hertziana, where she developed a project focused on Italian women artists in the Sixties. In 2014 she obtained a PhD in art history from the University of Udine with a dissertation on Mario Schifano’s painting (1958-1964), which was published in 2021. In 2017 she was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Art Studies Ragghianti, where she developed a research project on Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Florence, which became a book in 2019. Between 2014 and 2016 she spent two years as research fellow in the framework of the FIRB ministerial project Spreading visual culture: contemporary art through periodicals, archives and illustrations. Alongside her academic career, she works as a curator of exhibitions: she has been appointed as scientific director of Palinsesti (San Vito al Tagliamento, PN) between 2015 and 2019 and as co-curator of the exhibition Carla Accardi. Contesti (Museo del Novecento, Milan) between 2019-2021. She has published several scientific essays, articles and monographs focused, in particular, on the themes of the reception of American art in Italy, on the role played by magazines in the Italian artists’ update, on the Italian art critic frame, and on women artists’ production in the Sixties.