Anna Mecugni is an independent curator and scholar based in New Orleans. She holds degrees in art history from the Università degli Studi di Bologna in Italy and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her writings have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as The International Journal of the Humanities and Palinsesti: Contemporary Italian Art On-Line Journal, as well as trade publications including the 2007 Venice Biennale exhibition catalogue, Art in America, and artforum.com. Most recently she contributed as co-editor and author to the scholarly catalogue of the Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection published by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Yale University Press. Ms. Mecugni has taught at Vassar College, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania. She has held curatorial positions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Venice Biennale, the James Gallery at CUNY, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, the Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane University, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.