Director of Artissima International Fair of Contemporary Art since 2017, recently reappointed until 2021, Ilaria Bonacossa is an art critic and curator. With a degree in Contemporary Art History from the University of Milan, after taking a master in curatorial studies at Bard College (USA) she worked in New York at the Whitney Museum. After seven years as curator of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, Ilaria became the Artistic Director of Museo Villa Croce, Genova. She has been a member of the Technical Committee for acquisitions of FRAC Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur in Marseilles; the Steering Committee of PAC in Milan, and director for Italy of the Artist Pension Trust international programme. In 2007 she was a member of the Jury for the Leone d’Oro of the 52nd Venice Art Biennale. Since 2016 she has been the Artistic Director of Fondazione La Raia. In 2017 Ilaria was appointed a member of the selection committee of the Prince Pierre Prize, Monaco.