Joana Cunha Leal teaches graduate and post-graduate courses on nineteenth and early twentieth century art, art theory and historiography. Her recent work privileges the study of Iberian modernisms and the avant-garde. Her research project “Other Modernisms? The case of Amadeo Souza Cardoso” was awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship in 2010. She was also a fellow of the Stone Summer Theory Institute in 2011, and PI for the project “Southern Modernisms” (2014-2015; funded by FCT). She is currently PI for the project “Iberian Modernisms and the Primitivist Imaginary” (AAC nº 02/SAICT/2017 – 029837; COMPETE 2020; FCT) and director of the Art History Institute of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.
Departamento de História da Arte (DHA)
Unidade de investigação: Instituto de História da Arte (IHA)
Áreas de investigação: Modernismo, Teoria da Arte, Historiografia, Estudos Urbanos