2023 Future Fair Tastemakers Choice: Elisa Carollo

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May 9, 2023 6:38PM

Art advisor, curator, and appraiser Elisa Carollo selects her favorite works from this year's edition of Future Fair.


Nightshade with Parrot, 2021
Ballon Rouge
Will Watson
Zoom, I'd Like To Fly Away, 2022
Freight + Volume


Elisa Carollo is an art advisor, curator, and USPAP-compliant appraiser, with a focus on contemporary and ultra-contemporary art. She holds an MA in Art, Law, and Business from Christie's New York, and a BA in Marketing and management of Cultural and Creative Industries from IULM University, Milan.

With +8 years in the art business and after her experience with the international art advisory firm Gurr Johns and a Family office in Milan, she’s now working for the Benetton family’s art foundation, Fondazione Imago Mundi in Treviso, which she advises for international projects and relations.

Meanwhile, in New York, she has also co-directed and curated the program of Pintô International, the New York outpost of the most important museum for Contemporary Art in the Philippines.

Elisa Carollo now works mostly as a freelance advisor for collectors, galleries, and artists, and writes about art and its market for international magazines and platforms such as Il Giornale dell’Arte ( The Art Newspaper Italy, by Allemandi) and Collezione da Tiffany, among others.

She’s also part of the curatorial group for Fondazione Quadriennale to monitor the Italian contemporary art scene. She recently joined the IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art) and she’s collaborating with Innextart, an innovative start-up spin-off of Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa aiming to innovate museum management, conservation, and fundraising with the new opportunities offered by Web3 and digital space.

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