Prof. Mauro Mussolin

Mauro Mussolin ha studiato all'Università IUAV di Venezia dove ha ottenuto la laurea (1995), l’abilitazione (1996) e il Ph.D. in Storia dell’Architettura (2001).

Già ricercatore alla Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (2009-2015) ha insegnato alla New York University Florence (2005-2014), all’Università per Stranieri di Siena (2008-2010) e alla School of Architecture della Syracuse University Florence (2020). È stato inoltre visiting professor alla School of Architecture della University of Virginia in Charlottesville (2015) e alla EPFL – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (2019).

È stato Rush H. Kress Fellow a Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence (lug. 2003-giu. 2004), visiting scholar al Kusthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut (ago.-dic. 2012), Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow al CASVA, The Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts at The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (sett. 2015-mag. 2016), Getty Residential Scholar at The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (mag.-ago. 2016), Sylvan C. Coleman and Pam Coleman Memorial Fund Fellow at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, sett. 2016-ago. 2017), Research Associate at The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University, New York (sett.-dic. 2017). Il Getty Research Institute lo ha invitato come Guest Scholar (apr.-ago. 2018) ed è attualmente Gastwissenschaftler al Kusthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut (gen. 2019-dic. 2020).

Ha pubblicato sui processi di santificazione dei luoghi, sugli intrecci tra identità locale e architettura, sulle trasformazioni urbane dell'Italia moderna, sugli strumenti della progettazione e in particolare sulle forme di comunicazione e rappresentazione dell’architettura. Ha poi diffusamente scritto su disegni, modelli e architetture di Michelangelo Buonarroti. È inoltre un esperto di storia della carta. È in uscita lo studio monografico dedicato all’intreccio tra scultura e architettura nella Savona del Rinascimento al tempo di Sisto IV Della Rovere.

Ha curato la mostra Michelangelo architetto a Roma ai Musei Capitolini di Roma (2009), e la mostra online Visualizzare l'invisibile nei disegni di Michelangelo in Casa Buonarroti per il Kusthistorisches Institut in Florenz (2014). Ha collaborato alla mostra e al catalogo Michelangelo, Divine Draftsman & Designer New York (nov. 2017-feb. 2018) del Metropolitan Museum of Art e, sempre per il Met, ha curato la piccola mostra di disegni Representing the Third Dimension in Italian Architectural Drawings, A Selection from The Met Collection (ago.-nov. 2017) esposta alla Robert Wood Johnson Jr. Gallery del Department of Drawings and Prints.

http://unich-it.academia.edu/MauroMussolin

 

Mauro Mussolin studied at the Università IUAV di Venezia where he obtained a M.A. in Architecture (1995), a license as an architect (1996) and a Ph.D. in History of Architecture (2001).

He was a researcher at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, taught at New York University Florence (2005-2014), at the Università per Stranieri di Siena (2008-2010) and at the School of Architecture of Syracuse University Florence (2020). He was also a visiting professor at the School of Architecture of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (2015) and at the EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (2019).

He has been a fellow at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence (July 2003-Jun. 2004), Kusthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut (Aug.-Dec. 2012), CASVA, The Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts at The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (Sept. 2015-May 2016), The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (May-Aug. 2016), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, (Sept. 2016-Aug. 2017), The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University, New York (Sept.-Dec. 2017). He was also guest scholar at the Getty Research Institute (Apr.-Aug. 2018) and Gastwissenschaftler at the Kusthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut (Jan. 2019-Dec. 2020).

He has written on the processes of sanctification of places, on the interweaving of local identity and architecture, on the urban transformations in modern Italy, on the architectural tools of design such as drawings and models. He has also published extensively on Michelangelo drawings, models, and architectures. He is also an expert in paper and papermaking. His forthcoming book is about sculpture and architecture in Renaissance Savona at the time of pope Sixtus IV Della Rovere.

He also curated the exhibition Michelangelo architetto a Roma at the Musei Capitolini di Roma (2009), and the online exhibition Visualizing the invisible in Michelangelo's drawings in Casa Buonarroti for the Kusthistorisches Institut in Florenz (2014). He collaborated on the Metropolitan exhibition and catalog Michelangelo, Divine Draftsman & Designer (New York, Nov. 2017-Feb. 2018). Additionally, for The Met he curated the drawings rotation Representing the Third Dimension in Italian Architectural Drawings, A Selection from The Met Collection (Aug.-Nov. 2017) at the Robert Wood Johnson Jr. Gallery of the Department of Drawings and Prints.

http://unich-it.academia.edu/MauroMussolin