Maristella Casciato


Maristella Casciato (architect and architectural historian) is Senior Curator Architecture at the Getty Research Institute (2016-to present).  She was Mellon Senior Fellow at the Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal (2010) prior to being appointed Associate Director of Research at the same institute (2012-2015). She has taught history of architecture in Italy and in the United States. Since the late 1990s she has been engaged in a research project on Pierre Jeanneret and the planning of Chandigarh in post-colonial India. On this topic she has curated a few exhibitions and contributed to the publication of catalogues and essays. More recently, she co-curated the exhibition Gio Ponti Amare l’architettura at the MAXXI Museum in Rome, and co-edited the eponymous volume.