Diana Gisolfi

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Professor History of Art and Design dgisolfi@pratt.edu (718) 636-3598 p (718) 636-3501 f Brooklyn Campus, East Hall 202

Current Course Listing (9)

19/FA-HAD-111-09 Themes in Art and Culture I

19/FA-HAD-111-10 Themes in Art and Culture I

19/FA-HAD-331-01 Renaissance Arts in Italy and the North

20/SP-HAD-331-01 Renaissance Arts in Italy and the North

20/SP-HAD-405-02 Senior Thesis

20/SP-HAD-639-01 Mapping Art History

20/SP-HAD-700-02 Thesis In Progress

19/FA-HAD-700-02 Thesis In Progress


Undergraduate study Manhattanville, B.A., Radcliffe/Harvard; Yale graduate work, M.A.,Ph.D., University of Chicago


Served as Chair of Art History until 1999. Developed and directs the Pratt in Venice program; lectures and chairs sessions regularly at CAA and RSA and at international conferences; contributed essays to three international exhibitions on Paolo Veronese: Venice (2011), Sarasota, Florida (2012-13), and Verona (2014); publications include: Paolo Veronese and the Practice of Painting in Late Renaissance Venice (Yale, 2017), The Rule, the Bible, and the Council: The Library of the Benedictine Abbey at Praglia (CAA Monograph Series, 1998; On Classic Ground, Caudine Country (Illustrations), and articles in: Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, Artibus et Historiae, Arte Veneta, The Art Bulletin, The Dictionary of Art (Oxford Art Online), Ateneo Veneto, Renaissance Quarterly, Burlington Magazine, and caareviews.org.

former Porter prize committee chair, Annual Conference Committee of CAA, program committee of Italian Art Society