Alberto Dambruoso is an art historian, professor of History of Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Foggia, an independent critic and curator of contemporary art, based in Rome for more than fifteen years.
He graduated in 2000 in History of Contemporary Art from the Faculty of Conservation of Cultural Heritage of Tuscia (VT) and received his degree in the teaching of History of Art at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice in 2007.
Specializing in Italian art of the sixties, with a particular interest in the Roman group of the “Scuola di Piazza del Popolo”, Dambruoso has curated several monographic and collective exhibitions of the artists who gave life to that fervent creative period for Italian art of the Second World War, on some occasions together with Prof. Maurizio Calvesi, who among the first to write some linguistic novelties contained in the works of artists Still with Calvesi, Dambruoso is currently conducting a research project assigned to him by the Professor through the Balzan International Prize for Arts won by him in 2008, which includes the creation of the new general catalogue of Umberto Boccioni’s work.
At the beginning of 2010, Dambruoso created “I Martedì Critici”, a series of weekly meetings and debates with the major artists, gallery owners and critics of the national and international artistic scene, which are held in Italian institutional venues (Auditorium of Mecenate, Bramante Cloister, Bramante Temple, Quadriennale, MACRO and MAXXI Museum in Rome, Pan Museum and MAD Museum.
In July 2015, Dambruoso was commissioned by the Municipality of Cosenza to take care of “Bocs art”, which has become the largest artistic residence project in Europe in just a few months of programming. Allas residence in Cosentina has taken part more than one hundred and eighty Italian and foreign artists in just five months of activity.