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Biography

Angelo Lo Conte is Assistant Professor at the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University. Before joining HKBU in 2019, he was Endeavour post-doctoral fellow at the Australian Institute of Art History, Melbourne, and the inaugural ACIS Research Fellow at the David Rosand Library and Study Centre in Venice. Angelo is the author of The Procaccini and the Business of Painting in Early Modern Milan published by Routledge in 2021. His contributions to numerous academic journals and edited volumes have appeared in English and Italian. His research has been supported by individual project grants, fellowships and residencies from institutions that include the Research Grant Council of Hong Kong, the Australian Government (through the Endeavour Fellowship Programme), the Ian Potter Museum Melbourne, the Trustees of the Burlington Magazine Foundation, the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Angelo Lo Conte is a recipient of the Francis Haskell Memorial Fund and member of the Programme Committee of the Italian Art Society. While his previous research investigated the economy of art, his current interest lies in the study of the interconnections between art practice and disability. Angelo is the Principal Investigator of two research projects funded by the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong: The Colours of Silence: Untold Stories of Deaf Painters in Early Modern Europe (2020-2022) and Seeing the Invisible: Visual Representations of Disability in Early Modern Europe (1400-1700) (2022-2025).

Research Interests

  • Renaissance and Baroque Art
  • Social History of Art
  • Art and Disability
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Creative Process and Workshop Practice
  • Arts and Patrons
  • Art Theory and Research Methodologies for the Arts

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Visual Arts, PhD, The University of Melbourne

Award Date: 8 Jun 2016

Visual Arts, Master, University of Milan

Award Date: 23 Mar 2010

Art Administration, Bachelor, University of Naples Federico II

Award Date: 24 Oct 2006

Keywords

  • N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
  • Art History
  • Social History of Art
  • Renaissance Art
  • Baroque Art
  • Art and Disability
  • Workshop Practice
  • Painting
  • Art and art markets
  • The Economy of Art
  • D204 Modern History
  • Early Modern History
  • Socio-Economic History
  • History of Science
  • Medical History
  • History of Disability
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Disability Studies
  • Disability Theory
  • Deaf History
  • Deaf Culture

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