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RICHARD HARRIS

Private collections come in all shapes and sizes like this giant chandelier made of bones by Jodie Carey.  This work is part of the Richard Harris collection of Memento Mori.  Our brief was to find a museum in London to curate an exhibition of part of his extensive collection. Richard is seen here at the Wellcome Collection where the exhibition Death was held to critical and public acclaim. 

JODIE CAREY

Richard Harris Collection

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS 

 

With over twenty years experience we are well positioned to offer considered advice on many different aspects of the cultural world.  Whether you are a first-time buyer or a company with a legacy corporate collection, we carefully examine and research the criteria and context for your involvement in the visual arts.  

If you are a property developer looking to established artists to invite proposal for a public commission or may want to support emerging artists via prize or through exhibitions in a dedicated space.   As a corporate you may be looking to collect from global emerging markets where you are based, to collect in a particular area in depth and to sponsor a major event like a museum exhibition or art fair.  A large corporate or brand company may seek to find new ways to entertain clients and engage staff.   You might wish to weave an entire marketing campaign around contemporary art - from 

With an extensive network of art world professional we can offer considered advice on many aspects of art collecting including forming a collection, negotiating with galleries, buying from artists

We source work through our extensive gallery and artist network and from art fairs, biennales and auctions. We are positioned to access a wide spectrum of contemporary art from emerging artists to established masters which enables us to meet a wide set of criteria.

 

For companies as well as creating art collections, we develop bespoke strategies to connect business and artists. We initiate art events, educational and sponsorship programs.  

 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

ASPEN RE 

Were asked by the CEO of Aspen Re to source key works for the collection displayed in their headquarters in London.

Works included Alex Katz, Catherine Yass, Fiona Rae, Chris Ofili, Darren Almond, Craig Aicheson and Anri Sala amongst many others.

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TALKS & EVENTS

We arrange special events such as studio visits, museum or art fair tours either in private or in small groups.  This is a unique way to have the opportunity to meet the artists and learn about their work at first hand.

We arranged a studio visit during Frieze week for members of the Cultivist to see new work in the studio and hear Wolfe von Lenkiewicz talk about his practice.  

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

THE LIBRARY, COVENT GARDEN

For the Library in Covent Garden we arrange a Spring re-hang with a reception for guests

For the Old Vic Theatre benefit auction we arrange d a collaboration between Gavin Turk and Huntsman to produce a bespoke unique jacket lining that was auctioned during the gala event.

COLLABORATIONS

THE OLD VIC THEATRE

GAVIN TURK & HUNTSMAN

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