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.