Professor Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – Milano
Paolo Biscottini, art historian and museologist, teaches Museology at the Catholic University of Milan, where he also directs a Master in Museology and Museography. He entered very young in public administration, directed the Civic Museums of Monza and later Palazzo Reale in Milan. In 1997 he was called by Card. Carlo Maria Martini to found the Diocesan Museum of Milan, which he directed until 2016, when he founded Museocity, of which he is Vice President. He has organized exhibitions in Italy and abroad and as a scholar has published books, exhibition catalogs and essays, with particular reference to art from the second half of the nineteenth century to the contemporary. He is President of the Scientific Committee of AITART and of the Filippo De Pisis Association. He is President of the Guido Pajetta Foundation and writes on many Italian artists of the 20th Century. As a scholar he also deals with issues related to beauty, in relation to the sacred and time. The seminars held at the University of Freiburg, Switzerland, keep this direction.