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educator , art historian

Leonello Puppi, Italian art historian, educator. Recipient Citta di Vigone award, 1995, Carlo Goldoni award, Defense Venetian Cultural Heritage, 1996, Villa Veneta award, 2005.

Background

Puppi, Leonello was born on December 22, 1931 in Belluno, Italy. Son of Silvano Puppi and Gisella De Bastiani.

Education

Doctor of Letters, University Padua, Italy, 1957.

Career

Lecturer history architecture and urban planning University Padua, 1966—1971, associate professor history of art disciplines, 1972—1973, professor history of architecture and urban planning, 1974—1990, director postgraduate School History of Art, 1972—1973, director Institute History of Art, 1974—1978. Professor history of modern art and methodology of art history University Venice, Venice, 1991—2003, chairman degree course conservation of cultural heritage, 1993—1995, chairman department history and criticism of art, 1994—1997, professor emeritus. Fellow Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, 1971—1972.

Visiting professor University Paris, 1972. Visiting scholar Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1976. District visiting professor New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1978.

Visiting professor University California, Los Angeles, 1978, Santa Barbara, 78, Copernico University, Torun, 1982, University Sydney, 1984, University Granada, 1984, 88, Complutense University, 1993, 95, Pontificia Javeriana University, Bogotá, 1998, University Helsinki, 2004. Visiting scholar Japanese Society Promotion of Sciences, Tokyo, 1999. Consultant URB-AL Program, European Committee, Bruxelles-Vicenza1, 1998—2001, Restoration of Solis Theatre, Montevideo, 1999—2001.

Chairman international jury C. Scarpa Prize for Landscape gardening.

Works

Membership

Senator Parliament of Italian Republican, 1985—1987. Member of Society Renaissance Studies in American, Academia di Belle Arti Venice (board directors 2000-2005), A. Palladio International Study (science council), International Council Monuments and Sites, Society Europeenne de Culture, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Institute Advanced Study, Ateneo Veneto, Accademia Olimpica, Society Palladian Study in American (honorary), Foundation Tiziano and Cadore (science council member), Association Ex-member of Italian Parliament (member cult. committee since 2000).

Connections

Married Luisa Chiavellin. Children: Elisa, Massimiliano.

father:
Silvano Puppi

mother:
Gisella De Bastiani

spouse:
Luisa Chiavellin

children:
Elisa Puppi

Massimiliano Puppi