Barbara Tiberi, M.A.

Barbara Tiberi, M.A.



  • Art and industry in the 1950s-1970s
  • Corporate collections
  • Collaborative practices and their social implications
  • Evolution of creativity
  • History of Italian and European postwar art


Creativity and the Production Sector: Artists and Industries in the 1960s. The Case of Italy in the International Context

Publikationen (Auswahl)

  • "Coincidentia oppositorum: The works of Giovanni Anselmo between the visible and the invisible", in Annales Universitatis Peadagogicae Cracoviensis. Studia de Arte et Educatione, 13 (2018), pp. 66–76.
  • Biographies and data sheets in Enrico Crispolti, Colore, immagine, segno oggetto, comportamento. Il secondo Novecento a Roma nella Collezione Jacorossi, Roma 2018.
  • Biographies and data sheets in Enrico Crispolti, Dal Simbolismo all’Astrazione. Il primo Novecento a Roma nella Collezione Jacorossi, Roma 2017.


Barbara Tiberi is a Predoctoral Fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome. Her current research addresses the relationship between the artistic and the industrial sector in the 1960s. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture of the University of Amsterdam. Her doctoral dissertation explores the phenomenon of artists collaborating with workers in European industries from the 1950s to the 1970s and the coeval historical context with special attention on the evolving concept of creativity. She was Research Fellow at the DFK - German Forum for Art History in Paris, where she focused on the artistic programs at Renault and the evolution of its corporate collection. She obtained her B.A. and M.A. in the History of Art at La Sapienza University of Rome, where she specialised in postwar Italian art, Arte Povera, Arte Ambientale, the history of the environments and namely the exhibition Lo Spazio dell'Immagine (Foligno, 1967). Her research interests also include the collaborative creative practices, the reasons and implications of artistic phenomena, the scholarships derived from the (history of the) Social History of Art.

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