Gianfranco Adornato

Gianfranco Adornato is currently a Getty Scholar and an assistant professor of classic archaeology at the Scuola Normale Superior (SNS), Pisa, Italy. He received his Ph.D. in art history at the SNS in 2004. He chaired and organized the conferences “Scolpire il marmo: Importazioni, artisti itineranti, scuole artistiche nel Mediterraneo antico” (2009), “Arte-Potere: Forme artistiche, istituzioni, paradigmi interpretativi” (2010), both held in Pisa, and “Artistic Practice in the Ancient World: Sketches, Models, and Pattern Books” (2012), at the Getty Villa in Malibu. His recent publications include Akragas arcaica: Modelli culturali e linguaggi artistici di una città greca d’Occidente (Milan 2011).