Different professionals for a broad, articulated, clear, innovative, experimental, sustainable and taylor-made plan for the cataloging, management, dissemination and enhancement of works of art and design pieces.

The Art For project tries to respond to these needs through a work plan that, on a general level, combines traditional art consultancy with those related to new technologies, virtual reality and the art market, developing them in a single path that it is carried out, in full dialogue and harmony with the customer, by a team that includes proven professionals and performs all the functions required to be able to grow and enhance a reality that produces, collects and conserves art.


Ilaria Bignotti
Curator and author

vera canevazzi
art consultant

Cesare Biasini Selvaggi
curator and cultural manager

Matteo Piccinali

Ilaria Bignotti 


Ilaria Bignotti has a PhD in Theories and History of Arts and is Scientific Curator of Artists’ Archives and Estates; independent curator and art critic.
Among her experiences in the field of scientific curatorship of Artists’ Archives: Scientific Curator of Paolo Scheggi Association, Milan(2013-ongoing); Scientific Director of Francesca Pasquali Archive, Bologna (2015-ongoing); Head of Special Projects and Scientific Curator of Antonio Scaccabarozzi Archive, Milan (2016-ongoing).
She is Visiting Professor and Lecturer at Italian and international universities, such as, in Italy: AitArt-Italian Association of Artist Archives, Milan-Rome; 24Ore Business School, Milan; Catholic University, Brescia and Milan; Catholic Academy, Brescia; CUBO-Sharing Culture Enterprise Museum, Bologna; abroad: ZERO Foundation, Düsseldorf; Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing; Shanghai University of Political Sciences and Law.
Since 2003 she has conceived, organized and curated international exhibition projects, also working for extended periods and continuously with Museums, Institutions and Foundations, including, abroad: Richter Collection and Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb; Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London; Shenzhen Biennial, Shenzhen; Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing; MoCA-Museum of Contemporary Art, London. In Italy: MAC-Museum of Contemporary Art, Lissone; Villa Croce, Genoa; CUBO Business Museum Sharing Culture, Bologna; “Luigi Pecci” Center for Contemporary Art, Prato; International Center of Art and Culture of Palazzo Te, Mantua; “Santa Giulia” City Art Museum, Brescia; Mo.Ca.-Center for New Cultures, Brescia; “Palazzo Forti” Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery, Verona.

Since 2003, she has published over a hundred books, including catalogs of modern and contemporary art on the occasion of the exhibitions she has curated, she has written several essays and contributions in scientific monographs and catalogues raisonnés.
Among the main publishing houses: Skira, Electa, Marsilio, Mimesis (of which she is Curator of the “Resilienze” Series). She is an expert in modern and contemporary art, registered with the Chamber of Commerce of Bresca and the Court of Brescia.

Vera Canevazzi


Vera Canevazzi is a Milanese art consultant, curator and professor. After her artistic and historical studies at the University of Milan and at the Roberto Longhi
Foundation for the Study of Art History in Florence, Vera Canevazzi moved to New York, where she collaborates with the Chelsea Art Museum. The passion for contemporary art becomes a profession in collaboration with the Lia Rumma and Mimmo Scognamiglio galleries and the Pecci Museum.
Subsequently, until 2017, she held the position of director of the Cortesi Gallery (London, Lugano, Milan), since the opening of the first office in Lugano, in 2012. The international domain of the gallery and the continuous relationship with institutions, archives and artists allow her to specialize in the art of the second post-war period.
Since 2018, she has been working as an independent art consultant and advisor. Since 2019, she has been a professor at the SantaGiulia Academy of Fine Arts in Brescia, and since 2020 she has been a technical consultant (CTU) of the Milan Tribunal for 20th century art. She has given lectures on Art Consulting at the IULM University of Milan, at the University of Pavia and at the Catholic University of Milan and at the 24Ore Business School.
In 2020 she published with Franco Angeli Editore the book Professione Art Consultant, a guide to orient oneself in the world of art and, specifically, in the world of artistic consultancy.

Cesare Biasini Selvaggi

Since 2017 he has been the editorial director of the Exibartlab group, of the exibart.com, exibart.onpaper and exibart.tv publications, dedicated to research and information on contemporary arts in Italy and abroad.
Since 2016 he has been the curator of the biennial focus on emerging Italian art, 222. Artisti emergenti su cui investire (exibart.edizioni), the mapping of talents among Italian artists under 40. With many years of experience as a director of the National Association of Art and Antiques Experts and the European Union of Art Experts, he carries out scientific consultancy activities for the archives of modern and contemporary artists and for the preparation of the general catalogues raisonnés of their work (among others, Pizzi Cannella, Marco Tirelli, Vittorio Messina, Cesare Berlingeri, Alberto Abate).

Within the Third Sector, he carries out consultancy services for the establishment and start-up of foundations and cultural associations, from economic sustainability and fundraising strategies to scientific-cultural programming (among others, Fondazione Selina Azzoaglio | Innovation through Art, of which he also holds the position of General Secretary; OELLE Mediterraneo AnticoFoundation; Sculture in Campo ETS; Arimondi Circle ETS; TwentyOne Gallery benefit society).
Since 1995 he has been the author of over a hundred essays on modern and contemporary art and catalogs, published for the types of De Agostini, RCS Libri, Hachette, Mondadori, Electa, Skira, Carlo Cambi publisher, De Luca art editors, exibart .editions, Silvana editorial. He has curated more than 150 modern and contemporary art exhibitions between Italy and abroad: Rome (the thematic itinerary Degustazione d’arte e Art Energy: National Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia; National Museum of Palazzo Venezia; National Museum of ancient art of Palazzo Barberini; Borghese Gallery; Spada Gallery; Corsini Gallery; National Gallery of Modern Art; National Roman Museum of Palazzo Altemps; Palombi editions publisher / Gebart); Museums of Villa Torlonia; Carlo Bilotti Museum, Venice (Peggy Guggenheim collection), Florence (Palazzo Pitti), Singapore (Partners & Mucciaccia Galleries), Saint-Etienne (Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole), London (Albemarle Gallery), Moscow (Vremeda Enjoy Galleries).
He is the co-founder of the professional studio Barbara&Cesare, based in Rome, specialized in communication and strategic marketing for cultural and creative companies, he is currently cocreator (with Andrea Maulini) and professor for the Web marketing of culture and the Social media culture marketing digital courses (OELLE Academy).

Matteo Piccinali


Matteo Piccinali is an international business lawyer, founding partner at Zaglio Orizio e Associati Studio Legale and promoter of the global network of law firms “I, Lawyer – Innovation Lawyer”, gathering the international partners that Matteo has met and worked with in more than twenty years practicing law in Italy and abroad, in particular in the USA and China where he lived for many years. Matteo assists Italian and foreign companies, both in Italy and abroad, as well as operators active in the art and culture sector (museum institutions, curators, art advisors, etc.). He is Visiting Professor at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, where he teaches contract and international trade law, new technologies law (IT, e-commerce and social media, blockchain & smart contracts, privacy, etc.) and art law. In 2020, in collaboration with the Shanghai University, he launched the academic training project “The SILC – Sino-Italian Law Clinics Project“, aimed at deepening the issues relating to the law of art and new technologies. He is also a member and contributor of the Fondation pour le Droit de l’Art in Geneva.

Main areas of work: contract and international commercial law, art and new technology law, protection of intellectual and industrial property rights, IPR Global Enforcement, IT, e-Commerce and Privacy laws.