Francesca “Frankie” Altamura exists.

From 2017-20, she worked as Curatorial Assistant for the New Museum, New York. She worked as an assistant on many exhibitions at the museum, and had many fun experiences working on shows, including:

Peter Saul: Crime and Punishment
Daiga Grantina: What Eats Around Itself
Hans Haacke: All Connected
Lubaina Himid: Work from Underneath
Marta Minujín: Menesunda Reloaded
Nari Ward: We the People
Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel
Thomas Bayrle: Playtime
John Akomfrah: Signs of Empire

She worked hard on the 2018 New Museum Triennial: “Songs for Sabotage,” curated by two legends Gary Carrion-Murayari and Alex Gartenfeld.

Throughout her tenure, she also worked on several offsite exhibitions for the New Museum, including: 

Strange Days: Memories of the Future,”
at The Store X, London, UK
The Same River Twice: Contemporary Art in Athens,” 
at the Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement,”
at the Phillips Collection, Washington DC 

She has previously worked at other institutions, art spaces, and galleries, including Arcadia Missa, Transmediale, Studio Voltaire, Ballroom Marfa, Cristin Tierney Gallery, Swann Auction Galleries, PACE Gallery, Yvon Lambert Gallery, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.