Art Advisers

Top Recommended Art Advisers

ABIGAIL ASHER

GUGGENHEIM ASHER

The job of an art adviser is like that of a curator and a detective rolled into one, according to Abigail Asher, who has been in the business for three decades. ‘You need to be quite relentless, an advocate for… Read More

MARTINA BATOVIC

DOROTHEUM

With more than 40 different departments, 600 auctions a year and over 100 experts, Dorotheum is one of the oldest and largest auction houses in operation. Founded in 1709 by the Holy Roman Emperor Joseph I, in Vienna, where Dorotheum’s… Read More

ARIANE BELISLE

AIB ART ADVISORY

Canada-born, London-based art adviser Ariane Belisle, who specialises in post-war and contemporary art, set up AIB with the primary aim of ‘leveraging emerging artists and art with a primary focus on new collectors who may not know where to start,’… Read More

VIOLA RAIKHEL-BOLOT

1858 LTD

With offices in London, New York, Dusseldorf, Paris and Sydney, 1858’s aim is to help you fulfil your art collecting objectives. They cover all aspects of the collecting life cycle, providing strategic advice around transactions, curating, building collections and collection… Read More

AMY CAPPELLAZZO

ART AGENCY, PARTNERS

Amy Cappellazzo’s record at Christie’s where she was head of contemporary art — and where she once directed a sale which realised over $650 million in one evening — is unparalleled. It’s no surprise then that when she left after… Read More

LUKE DUGDALE

CADELL + CO

Formerly head of RBC Wealth Management’s art services, Luke Dugdale co-founded Cadell + Co (named after the Scottish Colourist) and oversees advisory and strategic services at the firm. Dugdale’s vision was to help companies to establish robust art policy and… Read More

JOSEPH FRIEDMAN

JOSEPH FRIEDMAN LTD

Few are more qualified to navigate the art market than Joseph Friedman, a former Sotheby’s senior director who has also worked as an art adviser to the Foreign Office, the National Trust, and the J. Rothschild Group of Companies. Based… Read More

MANFREDI DELLA GHERARDESCA

MDG FINE ARTS

Manfredi Della Gherardesca is never sure if he’s depressed or inspired by how drastically the art market has changed in the last decade. ‘You collect art, you are. You don’t collect art, nobody knows who you are,’ he says. As… Read More

THOMAS GIBSON

THOMAS GIBSON ART ADVISORY SERVICES

Thomas Gibson founded his eponymous gallery (now run by his son Hugh) in 1969 at the age of 26. He now acts in an advisory capacity under the name Thomas Gibson Art Advisory Services, which was founded in 1996 when… Read More

JONATHAN GREEN

RICHARD GREEN

An international, family-run gallery and advisory service, the Richard Green team operates out of Bond Street. With Jonathan Green now CEO, they are a true Mayfair institution, specialising in high quality painting from the 17th century up until the middle… Read More

SUZANNE GYORGY

CITIBANK

An art advisory unit operating as a fiduciary within a bank, Citibank’s was the first of its kind when it started organising art loans in 1979. ‘It’s a well-oiled machine,’ says Suzanne Gyorgy, the bank’s global head of art advisory… Read More

ISABELLE DE LA BRUYERE

CHRISTIE’S

Isabelle de La Bruyere was an intern at the Met when it dawned on her that she was making coffee in a room full of Monets and Van Goghs. ‘From then on, I knew Impressionist and Modern was my field…. Read More

DANIEL MORRIS

CORFIELD MORRIS

Established in 2003, Corfield Morris is a boutique advisory of seasoned experts and former Sotheby’s and Christie’s directors. It has a broad focus across the collecting categories, with experts on hand to advise on the buying and selling of artworks,… Read More

PHILIP MOULD

PHILIP MOULD GALLERY

From his three-storey gallery in Pall Mall, at the heart of the original epicentre of London’s art scene going back 300 years, art sleuth Philip Mould lets Spear’s in on his heart’s desire: a flower painting by Cedric Morris. ‘I’m… Read More

FREDERICK MULDER

FREDERICK MULDER

Described as ‘one of the foremost print dealers in the world’, Frederick Mulder has been a London-based private art dealer since 1971, dealing in original prints from the 15th to 20th centuries. He has dedicated his career, which exceeds 40… Read More

GEORGINA HEPBURNE SCOTT

STONEHAGE FLEMING

It’s been a busy year for Stonehage Fleming’s art management department, which has just merged with Omni Arte, a Swiss art management company. They are now a team of six based between London and Zurich. ‘We’ve widened our reach and… Read More

RALPH TAYLOR

BONHAMS

Ralph Taylor, whose expertise in British art stretches from the Sixties to today, joined Bonhams after a Masters at the Courtauld and work at emerging-artist gallery Lazarides, where he is said to have helped shaped the careers of the likes… Read More

EMILY TSINGOU

EMILY TSINGOU FINE ART

‘Art is almost like a religion,’ says Emily Tsingou, explaining why the art market just keeps on growing. ‘There are a lot of disciples out there and more and more people getting into it.’ Few art advisers are better positioned… Read More

ANTHONY VERSCHOYLE

GURR JOHNS LTD

Gurr Johns started as a valuations business and branched out into advisory over 20 years ago. That’s now its predominant focus, though its core experience in valuations means clients receive a unique breadth of expertise. ‘The range of specialists we… Read More

BETTINA VON HASE

NINEAM

‘Art is the most fertile tool… it lightens our lives and gives us pleasure,’ says German-born NineAM founder Bettina von Hase. She has just returned from an ‘art fair marathon’, including the Venice Biennale, Dokumenta, Munster and Basel among others,… Read More

RANDALL WILLETTE

FINE ART WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Former banker Randall Willette founded Fine Art Wealth Management in 2003 in order ‘to integrate art more actively into the wealth management strategy for HNW clients,’ he says. ‘Art in terms of wealth creation has become a serious business. In… Read More