Born in Florence in 1955, Francesco Bonami is a renowned art critic and curator. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze and in the early nineties moved to the US where he was senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. In 2002 Bonami was artistic director of Turin’s Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, and in 2003 he was director of the fiftieth Venice Biennale. His books include Si crede Picasso. Come distinguere un vero artista contemporaneo da uno che non lo è (2010) and L’arte nel cesso. Da Duchamp a Cattelan, ascesa e declino dell’arte contemporanea (2017).
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