Gianfranco Maraniello is Director of MART - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rovereto. He also directed the GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Bologna, MAMBO - Museum of Modern Art in Bologna and the Bologna Museums Institution. In 2006 he was curator of the International Biennial of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. He taught at the LUISS in Rome and the Brera Academy. He has organized exhibitions of Morandi, De Chirico, Penone, Zorio, Calzolari and Guerzoni. Among his publications: Giuseppe Penone. Scritti (1968-2008) (con J. Watkins, Bologna 2009); Franco Guerzoni. Archeologia senza restauro (Milano 2015).