Nicoletta Leonardi

Professor of Art History and Photographic History
Nicoletta Leonardi is a professor at Brera Academy of Fine Art (Milan), where she teaches contemporary art history and photographic history and curates the photographic collection.
She is also curator of the photographic collection at Albertina Academy of Fine Art (Turin). Her writings have been published extensively in exhibition catalogs, peer reviewed journals and edited volumes. She has authore two monographs, Il paesaggio americano dell’Ottocento: pittori fotografi, pubblico (Donzelli 2003) and Fotografia e materialità in Italia: Vaccari, Guidi, Cresci, Ghirri (Postmedia 2013), and co edited (with Simone Natale) Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century (Penn State UP 2018). Before completing her PhD at UCL, she was a Fulbright Fellow at Columbia University.