Martina Corgnati, art historian, is professor of Medieval Art History and Iconology at the School of Cultural Heritage – Department of Communication and Didactics – of the Brera Academy in Milan. Since 2018, she has been Dean of the Department. He has published about twenty volumes and curated more than two hundred national and international exhibitions, dedicated to masters of the twentieth century, the avant-garde and modern and contemporary art, collaborating among others with the Venice Biennale (2015), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (for the Farnesina collection), the Museo del 900 and the Luigi Rovati Foundation in Milan, MASI in Lugano and the Italian Cultural Institute in New York. In recent years, her main interest is in the relations between the ancient and the modern; in this regard she has recently published L’ombra lunga degli Etruschi nell’arte del Novecento, (2018, Johan & Levi). She has collaborated, among others, with “Arte,” “Flash Art,” “Panorama,” “La Repubblica” and currently with “Style” of “Corriere della Sera,” with columns dedicated to art.
She is president of Fondazione Insula Felix (Milan – Vaduz) and a member of the Scientific Committee of Fondazione Horcynus Orca in Messina (since 2010) and Fondazione Ragghianti in Lucca (since 2022). Since 2022 she has served as an external member on the Board of the University of Pavia.