Between Quarrels and Sculpture: the Trevi Fountain

Presented by Camilla Parisi, Ph.D. in History of Art from The Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa.

Camilla Parisi is an art historian, and she is currently working at the post-earthquake reopening of the Museo Nazionale d’Abruzzo in L’Aquila. She received her Ph.D. in October 2019 from the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa with a dissertation on the sculptor Filippo della Valle (1698-1768), whereas she studied for her B.A. and M.A. in Rome at La Sapienza Università di Roma. Her education includes a diploma in restoration and conservation of artworks at the Istituto Italiano Arte Artigianato e Restauro, a school that collaborates with the Vatican Museums. In 2015 she has been fellow at the Warburg Institute in London. During her university years, she collaborated to several exhibitions on different artists, as Caravaggio, Leonardo da Vinci, Tiziano and Canova. She worked for a short period at the Israel Museum of Jerusalem and, most recently, she has been assistant curator for Sfida al Barocco, an important exhibition held in Turin in 2020. From fall 2020 and summer 2021, she has been a postdoctoral fellow at the Scuola Normale Superiore with a project on the collections of the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence.