Joanna Fiduccia

Joanna Fiduccia (b. 1984, USA) is an art historian and critic whose research explores the relationship between aesthetic forms and ideology in European modernism. She is an assistant professor of Modern European and American art in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University, and the recipient of fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Swiss Confederation, the Society of French Historical Studies, and the UCLA Center for European Studies. Co-founder and editor of the journal of art history apricota, she is the author of essays and reviews on contemporary art for publications including Artforum, Spike Art Quarterly, East of Borneo, Kaleidoscope, Art Review, and Parkett, as well as numerous catalogues. She has also written educational programs for PBS and curated the exhibitions “Coquilles mécaniques” (CRAC Alsace, Altkirch) and the Zero Budget Biennial (London, Paris, Milan, Berlin). She is currently at work on her first book, Hollow Man: Alberto Giacometti and the Crisis of the Monument, which investigates the convergence of artistic and political crises in the sculpture of Alberto Giacometti.