Chiara Fabi

Chiara Fabi is a conservator at Milan’s Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano and an exhibition curator. She received her doctorate in 2011 at the University of Udine, with a dissertation on the early career of the scultpor Giacomo Manzù (1929-1945). She has conducted post-doctoral research on the visual sources for Marino Marini’s sculptures, and took part in the National Research Project (PRIN) working on “The multiplication of art: visual culture in Italy, from popular to specialized reviews, magazines, and daily newspapers”. She published essays on the reception of Italian art abroad during the 1930s (L’Uomo Nero, n. 10, 2013) and on the osmosis between official art and the popularization of art history in Italian illustrated magazines (Studi di Memofonte, n. 11, 2013). She is the author of Marino Marini. La collezione del Museo del Novecento (Silvana Editoriale, 2015) and she has contributed essays to the catalogues Marino Marini: Visual Passions (2017) and Peggy Guggenheim: The Last Dogaressa (2019). Together with Maria Fratelli and Chiara Battezzati, she is co-curator of Francesco Messina. Novecento Contemporaneo (Rome, Villa Torlonia, April-September 2022).