Ludovico Pratesi

Ludovico Pratesi

Art curator and a critic.

He is the Artistic Diretor of the Centro Arti Visive Pescheria of Pesaro, where he holds public conferences on contemporary art, and Director of the Fondazione Guastala for contemporary art. From 2009 to 2011 he was the scientific curator for Palazzo Fabroni in Pistoia. From 2006 to 2010 he was President of AICA and he is currently president of the Associazione Musei Arte Contemporanea Italiana. Since 1989 he curates exhibitions, conferences, and events on contemporary art in public museums and private galleries. Since 1985 he collaborates with the newspaper Repubblica as an art critic. He also collaborates with the periodicals Il Venerdì and Finanza. From 1994 to 2000 he collaborated with the French newspaper Le Monde as cultural correspondent. He also published articles on many important art magazines, such as Flash Art, Exibart, Juliet, and Artribune. He has been professor of contemporary art at the Univeraità di Reggio Calabria and professor of art management at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Urbino. He has been the curator of numerous exhibitions around the world and has published several books on contemporary art, such as New italian art. L’arte contemporanea delle ultime generazioni, published by Castelvecchi in 2012.