Caterina Caputo

Caterina Caputo received her PhD from the University of Florence, Pisa, and Siena. Her work addresses topics at the crossway of collecting, art market, cultural dissemination, and transnational exchanges related to Surrealism, Avant-gardes, and Modernity. She recently turned her PhD dissertation into the book: Collezionismo e mercato. La London Gallery e la diffusione dell’arte surrealista, 1938-1950 (2018), and she is working at the English version of the volume (forthcoming). She participated in several international conferences in Europe and the U.S., and published articles on Belgian and British Surrealism (Ricerche di storia dell’arte 2017; DFK’s Passage 2019, 2020), Giorgio de Chirico (StudiOnline 2016, 2019; 2020), the history of collecting (Getty Reasearch Journal 2020); she contributed to the “Art Market Dictionary” (Berlin: De Gruyter). In 2018 Caterina Caputo was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Art Reference Library, and in 2019 she was a research fellow at the Center for Italian Modern Art in New York. Further, she has been Visiting Scholar at the Cuny University (2019) and the Cini Foundation in Venice (2020). She collaborates with the University of Florence.