Team
Attilio Meoli

Founder and CEO

Attilio is the founding member of Art-Rite Auction House, of which he is the CEO.
Grown up professionally at Finarte Auction House in the 80s and 90s, he took on the role of CFO of the company, then listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. More recently, he promoted Finarte's rebirth in 2015, an operation that involved him both as an investor and as a manager with the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Entrepreneurial activity goes along with operating in the not for profit field.
 

Modern and Contemporary Art Department
Federico Bianchi

Head of Department

Over the years Federico worked as a gallery owner and Art Advisor for private clients and professional art market operators, assisting insurance companies, banking institutions and important private collectors. In the past two years, he worked with Finarte as a consultant, managing his own client portfolio.
Federico also curated and produced contemporary art solo and group exhibitions and shows. He participated as an exhibitor at national and international fairs such as Art Cologne, London Art, Artefiera Bologna, Miart Milano, Artissima Torino. He is currently in charge of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art and is a partner of Art-Rite.
 

Old Masters Department
Alessandro Salamone

Head of Department

After graduating from the Brera Academy of Fine Arts, he immediately took his first steps into the world of antiques and the auction market with a specific interest in engravings and drawings by masters. Over the years, he broadened his interests to include painting and sculpture, with a focus on the 19th century.
Several works he has studied have been acquired by museums in Europe and the USA.

Comic Art Department
Federico Manusardi

Head of Department

Federico, who grew up under the careful guidance of his grandfather Gian Marco, founder - in 1959 - of the Finarte auction house, embarked on his career that led him to be a collector and a deep connoisseur of the world of comics and the emerging market of original drawings of comics artists. Art-Rite Auction House has chosen to rely on Federico's experience for the role of head of the Comics Department.

Classic Cars Department
Edoardo Baj Macario

Head of Department

Fascinated by his father's anecdotes when he was a gentleman driver in the '70s; Edoardo already showed an attraction to the world of cars as a child. He began his profession as a photographer and after a short time, he found the delight of writing and thus began to write about cars in the Italian magazines Tutto Porsche and Classic Auto, his favorite article is a reportage on the 24 hours of Le Mans Classique. In recent years he has dedicated himself to auctions, heeding the Finarte car department from its beginning; during this time he alternated a collaboration with the Lopresto collection. Edoardo holds a diploma in photography from IIF, followed by an automotive communication course at the Quattroruote Academy, he is a component of Federperiti where he attended the course in vintage vehicles and historical interest.

Coins and Medals Department
Alberto Ambrosetti

Head of Department

Being always passionate about the art world, from an early age he has been involved with some of the main Italian auction houses structuring his cultural background through a concrete market approach.
The passion for numismatics, shared at a family level and carried on for generations, is also experienced as a fundamental tool for deepening history from a cultural, artistic and economic point of view.
Thanks to a critical approach to the market, he has developed his path that has led him to become a profound connoisseur of modern Italian coinage with particular attention to the period between the 1800s and 1945s.

Department Assistant
Fabio Lombrici

Assistant

Fabio joined Art-Rite Auction House’s team as department assistant, managing the Modern and Contemporary Art auctions and interacting with archives and foundations to obtain the certificates of authenticity of the artworks. He also collaborates with the other departments to the publication of the auctions.

Gabriele Medaglini

Assistant

Gabriele received his M.Sc in Arts Management being from the beginning passionate about the field of Contemporary art, its economic dimension and, more in general, in the art market dynamics. According to this, he gained experiences in contexts such as contemporary art galleries, start-ups and the Art Advisory sector. He joined the Art-Rite team in the role of Modern and Contemporary Art Department assistant.
 

Carlotta Brianzoni

Assistant

Always attracted by the art market dynamics, thanks to a degree in Economics and a Master in Cultural Heritage Management, Carlotta has immediately started her professional career in auction houses. Now she fill the role of Department Assistant within Art-Rite’s team.

Imaging and Graphic Design
Giada Pisati

Photographer and graphic designer 

She attended the Academy of Photography Mohole, in Milan, learning and deepening different sectors, such as fashion, still life and interior design.
Within Art-Rite Auction House she photographs, reproduces and digitalizes works of art and jewelry; while, as a graphic designer, she curates the design of the auction catalogues and all other aspects related to communicating with images.

Administration
Suliz Rafoso

Administration

With a master's degree in Accounting and Finances at the University of Havana and a bachelor's degree in Management at the University of Pavia, Suliz joined Art-Rite’s team as office administration.

Logistics
Antonino Pecora

Delivery and collection service

At Art-Rite Antonino is responsible for artworks handling and takes care of delivery and collecting the lots.