From assembling a private collection for personal enjoyment, helping to select art works to decorate offices or homes to constructing an investment portfolio, you will find in my advice a professional opinion based on specific analyses. The art market has developed new channels and added new aspects. The monitoring and tracing of trends, the latest developments and names will help to detect, in the light of experience, where opportunities lie, thus avoiding risks in a field where "shooting stars" are common...
Specialization and certification of art works
Separating the wheat from the chaff requires not only a trained eye. The study of the background and history of each work, and eventually the consultation of other opinions and laboratory techniques complete an important and delicate aspect of an advisor’s task.
Knowledge of the present value of a work of art is often needed for different purposes (insurance, legal issues, etc). The particular characteristics of the art market make the task of determining the actual price of a painting or sculpture even more difficult, to the point of requiring an opinion based on experience and analysis of each particular case.