Jacopo Galimberti

Jacopo Galimberti is post-doctoral Fellow of the British Academy at the University of Manchester and Director of the Collège International de Philosophie. Since 2013 he has taught in several European research institutions and universities such as The Courtauld Institute of Art, SciencesPo and Parsons. The New School.

His research focuses on the relationship between art and politics in Western Europe, particulrarly during the Cold War. He is currently working on three book projects Images of Class. Operaismo, Autonomia and the Visual Arts (1961-1988); Détournement & Kitsch. Les cartes postales de Hans Peter Zimmer, and Global Maoism: Art, Aesthetics and the Cultural Revolution (edited with Noemi De Haro Garcia and Victoria Scott). His publications include Individuals against Individualism, Art Collectives in western Europe (1956-1969), 2017 and Fontana e l’artventura parigina (co-authored with Silvia Bignami), 2014. His articles and reviews have appeared on a variety of journals such as Critique d’Art, Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, Histoire de l’Art, Studiolo, The Art Bulletin, Art History, The Oxford Art Journal and Grey Room.

Publications (Selection)

“Co-research and Art. Danilo Montaldi’s Horizontal Production of Knowledge,” in Postwar Italian Art History Today , eds. Sharon Hecker, Marin Sullivan, New York, Bloomsbury, 2018.

“Places of Memory and Locus. Ernest Pignon Ernest”, in France and the Visual Arts since 1945. Remapping European Postwar and Contemporary Art, ed. Catherine Dossin, New York: Bloomsbury, 2018.

“Un art tiers-mondiste ? L’invention de l’Arte Povera par Germano Celant,” Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, 143, 2018.

Individuals against Individualism. Art Collectives in Western Europe (1956-1969), Liverpool, Liverpool University Press, 2017.

“The Spur Group, Détournement, and the Politics of Time in the Adenauer Era,” The Oxford Art Journal, 39, 3, 2016.

“Combien de temps va encore passer avant que soit atteint le ‘14 mai’ ? Guy Debord et le Mai rampant italien,” in Lire Debord, eds. Laurence Le Bras and Emmanuel Guy, Paris, La Découverte, 2016.

“Redefining the Individual in West-Germany: Spur’s and Geflecht’s Authorship (1957-1967),” The Art Bulletin, 98, 1, 2016.

Significant Publications

GRAV. Better Marx than Malraux

Pablo Echaurren: entre Lotta Continua et les indiens métropolitains