• Dr. Tenley Bick

    Art Historian and Critic

    Contact: tbick@fsu.edu

    Pronouns: she, her

    Photo by Jessica Ingram

    Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Art

    Department of Art History, Florida State University

    Faculty Profile


    Founder and Curator of

    Mapping new directions in contemporary Italian art and activism.

    Bilingual digital project.

    Visit: www.costell-azione.com

    Instagram: @costell.azione


    Executive Vice President

    Selected Recent and Forthcoming Publications:


    "Make It Shine (Extraordinary Things Are Possible Between Beings): The Art of Marinella Senatore," in Marinella Senatore: Make It Shine (forthcoming exhibition catalog from Mazzoleni Gallery, Turin).
    "Where There's Everything: Pistoletto, the Gruppo d'arte 'l'Arlecchino,' and Localist Internationalism in Presenze," Word & Image (forthcoming).
    "Bochner's Italian Picture," in Bochner Boetti Fontana (exh. cat.) (Cold Spring, NY: Magazzino Italian Art, 2021), 40–47. Online and in print.
    "Ghosts for the Present: Countercultural Aesthetics and Postcoloniality for Contemporary Italy. The Work of Wu Ming 2 and Fare Ala," in Global Revolutionary Aesthetics and Politics after Paris '68, edited by William Cloonan, Barry Faulk, Martin Munro, and Christian Weber, 45–77 (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2021).

    Recent Program:

    Mel Bochner in conversation with Tenley Bick, Jan. 29, 2021, Magazzino Da Casa, Magazzino Italian Art. In association with Bochner Boetti Fontana, cur. Bochner with Magazzino.