Giuliana Bruno

Areas of Research


Giuliana Bruno of Harvard University is internationally known for her interdisciplinary research on visual arts, architecture and media. Her book Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film (Verso, 2002) won the Kraszna-Krausz prize in Culture and History for best Moving Image Book in the world. Bruno is also the author of Streetwalking on a Ruined Map (Princeton University Press, 1993), winner of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies book award, and Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts (MIT, 2007), and has contributed to numerous monographs on contemporary art, published by the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Her latest book, Surface: Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality, and Media (University of Chicago Press, 2014), revisits the impact of surface and materiality in contemporary art and visual culture.

Book Publications
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