Guided tour of Gribouillage / Scarabocchio by the two curators of the exhibition: Francesca Alberti, Director of the Department of Art History at the French Academy in Rome - Villa Medici and Associate Professor at the University of Tours, and Diane Bodart, Professor of Art History at Columbia University.
Francesca Alberti is Director of the Department of Art History at the French Academy in Rome and Associate Professor at the University of Tours and the Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance. Her research focuses on visual culture in early modernity, art theory and the practices of laughter. She is the author of La Peinture facétieuse. Du rire sacré de Corrège aux fables burlesques de Tintoret (Paris, 2016) and co-editor of the volumes Rire en images à la Renaissance (Turnhout, 2018) and Penser l'étrangeté, L'histoire de l'art de la Renaissance italienne entre bizarrerie, extravagance et singularité (Rennes, 2012).
Francesca Alberti was a resident of the French Academy in Rome - Villa Medici (2014-2015), a Fulbright visiting scholar at Columbia University (2016), a fellow of the German Centre for Art History in Paris (2013), and a member of the scientific councils of the Fontainebleau Art History Festival (2016 and 2021) and the Rendez-vous de l'Histoire in Blois (2020).
Diane Bodart is the David Rosand Associate Professor of Italian Renaissance Art History at Columbia University. Trained at La Sapienza University in Rome and at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, she has taught at the University of Poitiers and has received grants from various institutions, including the Académie de France in Rome - Villa Medici, the Harvard University Center for Renaissance Studies - Villa I Tatti in Fiesole, the Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte in Paris and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence. Her research focuses on the theory and practice of the arts in Italy and in the territories of imperial Spain in the early modern period. Author of Tiziano e Federico II Gonzaga (Rome, 1998) and Pouvoirs du portrait sous les Habsbourg d'Espagne (Paris, 2011), she co-edited François Lemée. Traité des statues (Weimar, 2012); Rire en images à la Renaissance (Turnhout, 2018); Wearing Images (2018); Le grand âge et ses œuvres ultimes (Rennes, 2020).
Palais des Beaux-arts, 13 quai Malaquais, Paris 6e
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Ticket also gives access to the exhibition Les professeurs gribouillent aussi... at the Cabinet des arts graphiques des Beaux-Arts de Paris