Giorgio Di Domenico is a Ph.D. candidate in Artwork Background at Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa. His doctoral investigate focuses on the reception of Surrealism in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s. He aims to show how central Surrealism has been to postwar Italian artists, together with these with out formal or overt ties to the movement. He bases his investigate on visible examination, framed in just a broader context of cultural scientific tests and archival-based investigation.
He attended the Scuola Normale Superiore and the University of Pisa for his BA and MA, defending theses on Jannis Kounellis’s Rose Paintings and the Italian artists’ magazine La Città di Riga, to which he also devoted a forthcoming monograph. He interned at La Galleria Nazionale in Rome and the Italian Cultural Institute in New York. In spring 2022, he was a checking out pupil at the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York College. His publications include essays on the function of Jannis Kounellis (Studi di Memofonte, 2018 Paragone, 2022), the follow of Alberto Burri in the 1970s (Annali della Scuola Normale, 2021), and the relationship in between Burri and Robert Rauschenberg in 1950s New York (Prospettiva, 2022). Extra a short while ago, Giorgio commenced to engage in contemporary art criticism: he often writes in Antinomie and Flash Artwork.
His exploration job as a CIMA fellow will incorporate various techniques to the associations between Surrealism and promoting, analyzed from an Italian perspective. His concentration will be the reception of Surrealist imagery by Italian marketing graphics from the 1930s to the 1970s. A next investigate topic will be the circulation of the marketing manufacturing of Surrealist artists in Italy, with particular insights into the exercise of Salvador Dalí and Giorgio de Chirico. Finally, the final component of his research will emphasis on the Surrealist impact on Mimmo Rotella’s oeuvre.