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Roberta Bartoli, PhD

Roberta Bartoli

Current MIA Projects

Currently researching the museum’s prints and drawings collection and preparing an exhibition on shells in art., and another on the representation of the poor in the 17th and 18th century.

Education

  • PhD, University of Pisa
  • Laurea, University of Florence

Background/Work History

  • Visiting professor, University of Minnesota, since January 2012.
  • Assoziierte Wissenschafterin, Kunsthistorisches Institut–Max Planck Institut, Florence since 2008.
  • Historical researcher and curator of art objects, sculpture, and paintings in the  Italian Embassy, Berlin 2001–03.
  • Research and exhibition assistant, Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi-Soprintendenza 1996–2000.
  • Adjunct professor, University of Florence, post-graduate studies, 1999.

Specialty/Area of Interest

14th–17th century European art.

Honors and Professional Associations

  • Member of the Renaissance Society of America.
  • Member of the Accademia del Disegno, Florence, since 2004.
  • The Getty Library Grant, 2007.
  • Senior Mellon Fellowship, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2003.
  • PhD Fellowship in Pisa, 1993–97.
  • Post-doctoral fellowship, Fondazione Longhi, Florence, 1992.

Selected Exhibitions and Projects

  • Member of the scientific committee for the exhibition “Lucien Bonaparte: un homme libre” (Ajaccio, Musée Fesch, June  25–November 10, 2010).
  • Member of the scientific committee of the exhibition “Gentile da Fabriano e l’Altro Rinascimento” (Fabriano, 2006).
  • 1999–2001 project author and curator of the Art-Historical Section of the exhibition “Il potere, le arti, la guerra. Lo splendore dei Malatesta” (March 3– June 15, 2001), Rimini, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Rimini.
  • 1997, project assistant; editorial assistant and author for the exhibition catalogue "Magnificenza alla corte dei Medici. Arte a Firenze alla fine del Cinquecento," Florence, Soprintendenza ai Beni Artistici e Storici.
  • 1996, member of the advisory board for the exhibition “Dalla Banca al Museo. La collezione d’arte del Credito Bergamasco,” Bergamo, Accademia Carrara.
  • 1995–96, project assistant for the exhibition “L’officina della Maniera: varietà e fierezza a Firenze tra le due repubbliche 1494–1530,” Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi.
  • 1995, member of the advisory board for the exhibition “La Tribuna del Duomo di Pisa. Capolavori di due secoli,” Pisa, Opera del Duomo.

Selected Bibliography

Books
  • Biagio d’Antonio, Federico Motta, ed., Milan: 1999.
  • Text and Image / Text as Image: Inscribed Frames from the 16th Century, Olaf Lemke, ed., Berlin: 2005.
Essays
  • “La Galleria Bonaparte. Catalogo,” in Luciano Bonaparte. Le sue collezioni d’arte le sue residenze a Roma, nel Lazio, in Italia (1804–1840), M. Natoli, ed., Roma: 1995, 315–64; 373–76.
  • “La palestra del Verrocchio,” in Lo sguardo degli angeli. Verrocchio, Leonardo, e il ‘Battesimo’ degli Uffizi restaurato, A. Natali, ed., Milan: 1998, 11–37.
  • Contributor, I Della Robbia e l’arte nuova della scultura invetriata, exh. cat., G. Gentilini, ed., Fiesole Florence: 1998.
  • Contributor, The Timeless Eye. Opere su carta della collezione Jean Marie-Anne Krugier-Poniatowski, exh. cat., Venice: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1999.
  • “Il leggìo dell’Annunziata: anamnesi e simbologia di un arredo,” in L’Annunciazione di  Leonardo. La montagna sul mare, A. Natali, ed., Cinisello Balsamo: 2000, 61–79.
  • “The Loggia in the Heart of the City. The Site and the City up to the Sixteenth Century,” in The Statues of the Loggia della Signoria in Florence. Masterpieces Restored, G. Giusti, A. Godoli, A. Romualdi, A. Russo, eds., Florence: 2002, 227–42.
  • “I Toscani fuor di Toscana: viaggi d’artisti,” in Storia delle Arti in Toscana. Il Quattrocento, G. Dalli Regoli e R. P. Ciardi, eds., Firenze: 2002, 223–46.
  • “Le fonti della scultura ‘ficta’ nelle Tavole Barberini,” in Tra Pittura e scultura: le Tavole Barberini e dintorni, in Bartolomeo Corradini (Fra’ Carnevale) nella cultura urbinate del XV secolo, Bonita Cleri, ed., Urbino: 2004, 215–36.
  • Contributor, The Frescobaldi: A Florentine Family, Dino Frescobaldi and Francesco Solinas, eds., Florence: 2004, 275–88.
  • Contributor, Disegno, giudizio e bella maniera. Studi sul disegno italiano in onore di Catherine Monbeig Goguel, P. Costamagna, F. Härb, S. Prosperi Valenti Rodinò, eds., Milan: 2005, 146–47.
  • “Wizard of Transmutation. Giuseppe Arcimboldo,” in Art & Antiques, February 2008, 60–69.
  • “Cassoni: London,”exh. review, “The Burlington Magazine,” 151.2009, 411–12.
  • “Lucien Bonaparte Collectionneur,” in Lucien Bonaparte, Un homme libre, 1775–1840, catalogue for the exhibition“Ajaccio, Musée Fesch, June 25–November 10, 2010, 241–53.
  • “Guardare più profondamente nel cuore il Rinascimento: Schubring e il corpus dei cassoni italiani,” Virtù d’amore. Pittura nuziale nel Quattrocento fiorentino, exh. cat., Florence, Gallerie dell’Accademia,  2010, 149–57 and passim.
  • “Modigliani: Lights and Shadows from the Past” with Eike D. Schmidt, in Modigliani Sculptor, exhibition catalogue, Rovereto, Dec. 18, 2010–March 27, 2011, 86–95.
  • “Dentro la corte (1537–1560): artisti e letterati,” Vasari, gli Uffizi e il duca, exhibition catalogue, Florence, Uffizi Gallery, June 14–October 30, 2011.

 

Contact

 

rbartoli@artsmia.org

October 2012