Antje K. Gamble

Antje K. Gamble is an art historian of Italian modernist sculpture and midcentury transatlantic exhibition practices. She is Assistant Professor of Art History in the Department of Art & Design at Murray State University. From Fascism to the Cold War, her work examines the exhibition, sale, and critical reception of Italian art and how it shaped and was shaped by national and international sociopolitical shifts. Gamble’s scholarship has been included in the recent volume Postwar Italian Art History Today: Untying the Knot (ed. Sharon Hecker; Marin R. Sullivan; New York, NY: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018), in which her chapter “Buying Marino Marini: The American Market for Italian Art after WWII” looks at politicized collection practices during the early Cold War. Among her forthcoming essays are an assessment of the 1949 exhibition Twentieth-Century Italian Art, which will be published in The First Twenty Years at MoMA 1929–1949 (ed. Sandra Zalman and Austin Porter; Bloomsbury Press, forthcoming), and another of the 1947–48 ceramic Crocifisso by Lucio Fontana, for the exhibition catalogue Material Meanings: Selections from the Constance R. Caplan Collection (Art Institute of Chicago). Gamble is currently working on a monograph on Marino Marini, for which she received the CIMA-Civitella Affiliated Fellowship at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation for Spring 2020.