CONTRIBUTOR:

Celemente Marconi

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Professor

DEPARTMENT:

History of Greek Art and Archaeology

INSTITUTION:

New York University

BIOGRAPHY:

Clemente Marconi earned his B.A. at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (1990) and his Ph.D. at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (1997). Since 2006, he is the James R. McCredie Professor in the History of Greek Art and Archaeology and University Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts–NYU, and since 2017 he is also Full Professor of Classical Archaeology in the Dipartimento di Beni Culturali e Ambientali of the Università degli Studi di Milano. He is the director of the archaeological mission on the acropolis of Selinunte of the Institute of Fine Arts–NYU and the Università degli Studi di Milano. Among his books, he is the author of Temple Decoration and Cultural Identity in the Archaic Greek World (Cambridge and New York, 2007); co-author of “Sicile Ancienne:” Hittorff and the Architecture of Classical Sicily (Cologne, 2017); editor of The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture (Oxford and New York, 2014); and co-editor of Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome (Los Angeles, 2013). A Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute, he is the director of The Journal of Ancient Architecture, and in the editorial board of the journals Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics, Sicilia Antiqua, and Prospettiva.