Francesco Bruno Solari

Art advisor, Photography specialist

Raised between Europe and the USA, studied in New York, Paris and Florence.

Working at Christie’s New York with the Modern and Contemporary Art Department was the pivotal learning phase. Research, installation of exhibition, client management and market awareness were instilled. Later, started independent art consulting becoming curator and advisor to collectors and institutions while buying and selling mostly photography. Dealing in photography also evolved into commercial ventures with luxury brands.

Collaborations included Institutions such as: The Metropolitan Museum, New York, The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Foto Museum, Winterthur

Bought from, sold to, or collaborated with Galleries including: Sonnabend Gallery, New York, Karsten Greve, Paris, Thomas Zander, Köln, Pace/McGill, New York, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Collaborated with and created projects for luxury brands including: Hermès, Thierry Mugler, Swarovsky, Audemars Piguet, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin

Curated, Art Directed and participated in Publications and Exhibitions such as:“Surfers” by Patrick Cariou, Power House Books, New York. “Yes Rasta” by Patrick Cariou, Power House Books, New York. “La Mort du Portrait” Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne. “Rikishi” by Charles Fréger, POC, Paris. “J’avais huit ans” by Françoise Huguier, Actes Sud, Paris. “Re-Generation” Musée de L’Elysée, Lausanne. “Pierre Verger” Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris.

Swiss-Italian and Portuguese, living between the USA and Europe

Instagram: francesco_b_solari

Twitter: @fbsolari

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