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My work examines the exhibition, sale, and critical reception of Italian art and how it shaped and was shaped by national and international socio-political shifts. My scholarship has been included in the recent volume Postwar Italian Art History Today: Untying ‘the Knot’ (Bloomsbury Press, 2018), where her chapter titled “Buying Marino Marini: The American Market for Italian Art after WWII” looks at politicized collection practices during the early Cold War. I also have two forthcoming essays: one on the 1949 exhibition “Twentieth Century Italian Art” at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for a book due out late 2019 (The First Twenty Years at MoMA 1929-1949, Eds. Sandra Zalman and Austin Porter. London: Bloomsbury Press.), and another on the 1947-48 ceramic Crocifisso by Lucio Fontana for a 2020 Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) exhibition catalogue.

Education

Ph.D., 2015, University of Michigan: Doctor of Philosophy in History of Art

M.A., 2008,  School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Master of Arts in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism

B.A., 2005, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Bachelor of Arts in Art History with a Certificate in Religious Studies

Publications

Book Chapters:
2018 “Buying Marino Marini: The American Market for Italian Art after WWII,” in Postwar Italian Art History Today: Untying ‘the Knot’, Eds. Sharon Hecker and Marin Sullivan, London: Bloomsbury Press. 155-172.
Exhibition Catalogue Entries:
2016 “Art for the People: Federal Arts Project’s Creation of American Taste” in Art for the People: WPA Prints and Textiles from the Permanent Collection, Murray: Murray State University.
2015 “Biographies” and “Bibliography,” in Three Michigan Architects, Eds. Joseph Rosa and Nancy Bartlett, Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Museum of Art.
Exhibition Reviews:
2019 Review: “Metaphysical Masterpieces 1916-1920: Morandi, Sironi, and Carrà” at the Center for Italian Modern Art, Italian Art Society Bulletin XXX, 1 (Winter 2019), 4-5.
2009 Review: “A Case for Wine: from King Tut to Today (The Art Institute of Chicago, July 11-September 20, 2009),” Chicago Artists’ News, Vol. XXXVI, No. 8, September 2009
2009 Review: “Science Experiments: Dominic Paul Moore & Laurel Roth at the International Museum of Surgical Science,” Chicago Artists’ News, Vol. XXXVI, No. 4, April 2009
 

Projects

Book:
(editing) The Art and Politics of Exhibiting Italian Design in Post-War America: Considering the 1950-53 Exhibition “Italy at Work: Her Renaissance in Design Today” 
(writing) Marino Marini and Italian Modernism: Italian Sculpture Before and After WWII
Book Chapters:
(2020) “Exhibiting Italian Democracy in the 1949 “Twentieth Century Italian Art” at the Museum of Modern Art,” in The First Twenty Years at MoMA 1929-1949, Eds. Sandra Zalman and Austin Porter. London: Bloomsbury Press. (in press)
(under review) “Fascism Lite on Display at MoMA’s 1949 Twentieth Century Italian Art,” in Curating Fascism, Eds. Raffaele Bedarida and Sharon Hecker.
Journal Article:

(2020) “Exhibiting Italian Modernism after WWII at MoMA,” in Italian Modern Art, (special issue  “Methodologies of Exchange: MoMA’s Twentieth-Century Italian Art (1949)” Eds. Raffaele Bedarida, Silvia Bignami, and Davide Colombo.)
Exhibition Catalogue Entries:
(2020) “Lucio Fontana Crucifix,” in Material Meanings: Selections from the Constance R. Caplan Collection, Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago. (under contract)

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

(2020) Discussant for “Exploring Fascism in American Art” panel, CAA 2020, College Art Association Conference, Chicago, IL; 12-15 February, 2020

Memberships

College Art Association

Italian Art Society

SECAC

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