Nicol Maria Mocchi

Nicol Maria Mocchi is an Italian art historian specialized in modern and contemporary art. She obtained her PhD in 2014 from the University of Udine with a thesis entitled Fonti visive internazionali per gli artisti italiani negli anni del Simbolismo. Since 2010, she has collaborated with Milan’s Superintendence of Fine Arts, and with the Archivio dell’Arte Metafisica. Her main research interests are the connections and exchanges between diverse visual cultures of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with an emphasis on Swiss-German, Anglo-American and Italian artists and movements. As a 2016 and 2019 CIMA fellow, she worked, respectively, on the north-american reception and fortunes of Giorgio Morandi, and of Marino Marini’s oeuvre in Switzerland during World War II. She has recently published a book entitled La cultura dei fratelli de Chirico agli albori dellarte metafisica. Milano e Firenze 1909–1911 (Milan 2017).