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Francesco Bonami

Francesco Bonami is an art critic of international renown. Born in Florence, he lives and works in New York. He is Senior Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago, and artistic director of two foundations, Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and Pitti Immagine Discovery. He was also director of the 50th edition of the Venice Biennale, and co-curator of the inaugural exhibition of the Center of Contemporary Art in Punta della Dogana, Venice. He is currently curator of the Biennale of New York’s Whitney Museum. Contemporary art editor for the journal Domus, Bonami edits Electa’s Supercontemporanea series. As as opinionist, he writes for Il Riformista, Vanity Fair, Panorama First, La Gazzetta dello Sport, and the Florence edition of Il Corriere della Sera. He also contributes to The New York Times Magazine and to Artforum. His books include: Lezioni di Fumo (Marsilio, 2004); Lo potevo fare anch’io (Mondadori 2007); Dopotutto non è brutto, (Mondadori, 2009).
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