Caterina Toschi earned a Ph.D. in Contemporary Art History from the Universities of Florence, Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) and Bonn. Assistant Professor (RTDB) of Contemporary Art History and History of Photography at the University for Foreigners of Siena. She taught at the New York University Florence and at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. In October 2018 she passed the National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor. Research fellow in 2017/2018 of NYU Florence and Junior Scholar in 2012 of the Getty Research Institute. Co-founder of the cultural association Senzacornice, where she is co-director of Senzacornice | Digital Contemporary Art Journal and of Senzacornice | Research and Education Lab for Contemporary Art, focused on the study, promotion and diffusion of Tuscan contemporary artistic culture. Associate Director of the Santa Maddalena Foundation and scientific supervisor of Beatrice Monti della Corte’s collection and of the photographic archive of the Galleria dell’Ariete. Author of the books Dalla pagina alla parete. Tipografia futurista e fotomontaggio dada (FUP, Florence, 2017) and The Olivetti Idiom (1952-1979) (Quodlibet, Macerata, 2018), she has many international publications focused on her research topics and she participated in many international conferences and workshops (CAA Annual Conference, Christie’s Education, École de Printemps, École Normale Supérieure, INHA-Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Oxford University, Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt).
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