PhD, University College London
MA, Art History, University of Chicago
BA, Art History, John Cabot University, Rome
Dr Flavia Frigeri is an art historian and curator, focusing on post-war Italian art, feminism, exhibition histories and pop art. In September 2020 she joined the National Portrait Gallery in the capacity of curator; leading on a three-year research project with a particular emphasis on female artists and sitters.
From 2016 to 2020 she was a Teaching Fellow in the History of Art Department at University College London (UCL) and continues to be a longstanding member of faculty on Sotheby's Institute's MA in Contemporary Art. Previously she worked at Tate Modern, where she co-curated The World Goes Pop (2015) and was responsible for Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs (2014), Paul Klee: Making Visible (2013) and Ruins in Reverse (2013). Most recently she curated, Evolutionary Travels (2016) the inaugural show of Fundacion Arte in Buenos Aires, Invisible Cities (Waddington Custot, London, 2018) and Boom: Art and Industry in 1960s Italy (Tornabuoni, London, 2018). She is the author of Pop Art and Women Artists both in Thames & Hudson's Art Essentials series and the co-editor of a volume of collected essays, New Histories of Art in the Global Postwar Era: Multiple Modernisms (Routledge, 2021).