Francesca Pola

Francesca Pola is an Italian art historian, curator, and writer, Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer, and teaching at Università Cattolica and IES Abroad in Milan. She has researched and written extensively about Italian and international art from the 1950s and 1960s, realizing seminal publications on Piero Manzoni, such as Manzoni Azimut(Gagosian Gallery, London and Fondazione Piero Manzoni, Milan, 2011), and Una visione internazionale. Piero Manzoni e Albisola (Pesci Rossi, Electa, Milan, 2013), among others. She is the Italian member in the International Scientific Advisory Board and Research Group of the ZERO foundation in Düsseldorf, since its founding, and has participated in several related projects, exhibitions and publications.