Duccio Nobili, Ph.D.

Ricercatore post-dottorato

Interessi di ricerca

  • History and theory of sculpture (XIX and XX Centuries), Italy and abroad 
  • Russian and East-European Avant-Garde  
  • Transnational exchanges in the Cold War years  
  • Art, politcs and society in Sixties’ and Seventies’ Italy  

Progetto di ricerca

Red in theEyes. Artists, Mass Culture and Russian Avant-garde in Italy, 1968–1977

Pubblicazioni (Selezione)

  • “Modernista, strutturalista, anti-modernista. L'Avanguardia Russa a Parigi sulle pagine di ‘macula’ (1976–1979)”, Senzacornice, 28 (2023). 
  • "Sculpture en conflit. 19691972. Repenser les relations entre sculpteurs et architectes: un cas d'étude italien", Sculptures. Études sur la sculpture (XIXe–XXIe siècle), 9 (2023), S. 105119.

Curriculum vitae

Duccio Nobili received his Ph.D. at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa in 2022, with a dissertation devoted to some issues of survival and re-invention of the sculptural medium in Italy from 1967 to 1978. He is currently working on the protest iconography of the Italian Student Movement,  focusing on the reinventions and reuses of the Russian Avant-Garde visuals. During his studies, he worked as visiting and research fellow at Paul Mellon Centre in London, Bibliotheca Hertziana –Max Planck Institute for Art History in Rome and the DFK-Centre Allemand d’Histoire de l’Art in Paris.   

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