Commissioner biography

Daniele Radini Tedeschi

Count Daniele Radini Tedeschi, art historian, critic and curator, was born in Rome and graduated in Modern Art History at the Università degli studi di Roma “la Sapienza” with a dissertation entitled: “Estetics of the similar and the worst in seventeenth-century paintings”. He published important papers about the painter Caravaggio, of whom he is one of the most accredited specialists.

He is also internationally considered one of the deepest experts of the artist Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, also known as Sodoma, about whom he published a monography with catalogue and invetary of his artworks.

He often appeared on television shows (Rai, Mediaset, La7 etc..) to talk about the discovery of important paintings and to present new art exhibits. Among the many significant conferences he held these are the recomended ones: “Sodoma on his fifth centenary at Villa Farnesina” at the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome with the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic; “New Caravaggio: reflection and reflections” at the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, organized by Uppsala University and by the Newman Institute.

He also is vicepresident of the Sodoma celebration Committee, a corporation headed by Prof. Claudio Strinati; he is coordinator of the Sodoma Archive; in 2011 he has been assistant supervisor at the Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”. He is expert of ancient paitings at the auction house Antonina di Roma and he has also been curator of many important contemporary art exhibitis in Rome.

Curators biographies

Carlo Marraffa

Carlo Maraffa visited the most unusual parts of the world due to professional assignements with Gruppo Eni training societies. Today he teaches photography and image design and organizes Visual Art exhibits. Graduated at the Cine TV Intitute of Rom, and expert of graphic art, he menaged to have a brilliant career thanks to his incredible creativity. He collaborates with some municipal administrations of the Castelli Romani for photography classes; he is artistic coordinator of “Galleria La Pigna UCAI Palazzo Pontificio Maffei Marescotti” of Rome and he is a publicist registered at the Regione Lazio.

Stefania Pieralice

Stefania Pieralice, contemporary art curator, graduated in law at the “Libera Università Maria S.S. Assunta ”(Roma) in 2005. She collaborated with well known publicists and constitutional lawyers at the Lumsa University of Rome for a series of articles and papers about public law. She has been president of the cultural association “La Rosa dei Venti” since november 2007. She also organized prestigious contemporary art exhibits in many institutional museum centres and wrote several papers about art critics.

Elsie Wunderlich

Elsie Wunderlich, guatemalan artist and curator, studied at the Francisco Marroquin University where she got her degree as historian. She also studied drawing and painting at the Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas with maestro Dagoberto Vásquez.