Art historian, art curator in charge of exhibitions and major events at the Contemporary Art Museum Rome (MACRO ) , Claudio Crescentini is specialised in multilingualism and medievalism in the arts of the XX-XXI century; he has dedicated his career to researches on Renaissance art and published numerous collections and studies on Michelangelo, Raffaello, Piero della Francesca and others figures of the period. He was nomi-nated Vice-Chairman of the National Committee of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, With research works on "Pope Pius II Piccolomini" (2003) and "Andrea Bregno" (2006). He is a member of the management commit-tee of "HUMANISTICS”, an International review on early renaissance arts. He is the scientific director of the editorial "Rinnovamenti”, on Renaissance studies and co-curator of the “Rome Architecture ” review . Among the first scholars interested in the iconological relationship between contemporary arts and food, he is the
author of several publications, among which: Food for art : Dietary Routes of Contemporary Art (2000); “The Twentieth Century at table by Duchamp and Chirico (2001); The twentieth century around a table from Chirico to Warhol (2002). He also co-studied and co-conducted the SKY A Table with Art (2000-2002) television program and published numerous volumes on Giorgio de Chirico's and other catalogs of exhibitions. He edited the European
Convention on the Artist in 2002. He has also attended exhibitions and contemporary art exhibitions, among others: NOW art before the future (Rome, Rimini, Seoul, London 2013-2015); Marisa and Mario Merz
(Roma 2016); William Kentridge (Roma 2016). In collaboration with Paolo De Grandis, he co-curates the Installation project "From The Venice Biennale to MACRO. International perspective"