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The case of the Lady of the Miracles of Salta.

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The case of the Lady of the Miracles of Salta

About the speaker: Gabriela Siracusano is PhD in art history (University of Buenos Aires), specializing in the material dimension of artistic production, from the 16th century to the modern day. She is a Principal Scientific Researcher at CONICET (National Research Council, Argentina) and director of the Centro de Investigaciones en Arte, Materia y Cultura at the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero. Chair Professor of Theory and Historiography of Art at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and at the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero. She was a Getty Posdoctoral Fellow in 2003 and Guggenheim Fellow in 2006-2007 and Getty Scholar 2016. President of the National Committee of Art History (Argentina). She has been a visiting professor and scholar at several universities including Columbia University, Cambridge University, École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociale, Kunsthistorisches Institute in Florenz, Tinker Visiting Professor at UT Austin, among others. Director of several research projects concerning historical and chemical approaches to Spanish American Colonial art, such as “Materiality between art, science and culture in the Viceroyalties (16th to 18th centuries)” sponsored by The Getty Foundation.

She is author of many books and articles including El Poder de los Colores (Buenos Aires, FCE, 2005; ALAA award 2006), Pigments and Power in the Andes (London, Archetype, 2011), La Paleta del Espanto (Buenos Aires, Unsamedita, 2011) and, in the co-edition with Agustina Rodriguez Romero, Materia Americana. The body of Spanish American images (Buenos Aires, Eduntref, 2020).