Francesca Ferrari

PhD Candidate

Areas of interest: Modern Art, Latin American Art, European Art.


Francesca Ferrari is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She holds an MA in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Art History and English from the Université de Lausanne. Her research and publications focus on twentieth-century European and Latin American art. Her doctoral dissertation, titled “Animated Geometries,” explores the convergence of geometric abstraction, the human body, and movement on a transnational scale during the 1920s. She has received fellowships from the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Stiftung Arp e.V., Berlin, and the Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia.