Laura Karp Lugo
Laura Karp Lugo is an art historian born in Buenos Aires, whose research interests focus on the intersection of exile and art, from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th. She holds a PhD from Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2014), that has been awarded the Prize of the Musée d’Orsay and is about to be published by Presses Universitaires de Rennes. From 2007, she has worked in several international research institutions and universities including the National Institute of Art History (Paris), the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (Buenos Aires), the University François Rabelais (Tours), the University Reims Champagne-Ardenne, the University of Nantes, and the Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte (DFK Paris). She is currently a Postdoctoral researcher at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität (Munich) in the ERC project “Relocating Modernism: Global Metropolises, Modern Art and Exile” (METROMOD) led by Prof. Burcu Dogramaci. Within this project, she works on Buenos Aires as an arrival city for exiled artists in the first half of the 20th century.