Full-service and client centric art consultancy based in Europe – working internationally on a variety of different projects.

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Collecting art is such an exciting journey

Art Collecting for aspiring, established collectors and anyone who wants to get involved

Since 2014 we had the pleasure to join a variety of clients, interior designers and collectors on this exciting path

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“If buying art is to matter to us deeply, then it has to engage with our emotions and bring something to what one might as well, and with no supernatural associations whatsoever, call our souls.“ – Alain de Botton 

Are you currently looking for an artwork from a certain artist ? Are you interested in contemporary art but don’t know where to start ? Have you visited a couple of galleries and art fairs – yet you don’t feel comfortable asking for the price or more details about the artist ?

Knowing how intimidating the art world can be, we at VELVENOIR made it our mission to personally support you on this exciting journey. When buying art – together we will establish a taste on what you are looking for, we get to know you, the art you’ve already bought or artists you love or have been following. We will literally guide you through each step of the collecting process, with transparency and discretion.

Our role as art consultant is to help you find YOUR perfect artwork, an artwork that reflects you (lifestyle, desires, dreams, motivations etc.) and ensure to make this process a pleasant and enjoyable experience. Since you are going to live with the artwork, in your home, it’s best to buy what you truly love – that’s key when starting your own art collection.

Please know, at VELVENOIR our art experts, attend art fairs and are heavily involved within the local and international art scene, going to exhibitions and artists studios to ensure we find the perfect art for you from emerging, establish and indigenous artists.

PERSONAL ART CONSULTATION 

  • Personal Art Consultation (Person & via Zoom)
  • Providing unparalleled access to artworks within the primary and secondary market – internationally
  • Research and source relevant contemporary artists, review and brief collector about artistic relevance and profile within the market.
  • Tailored presentations & viewing room

FULL-SERVICE ART HANDLING

  • Art Acquisition on behalf of you, directly from the artist studio, art gallery and/ or auction house (emerging, mid-career and blue-chip artists)
  • Art Commissions (paintings / murals / textile art / interactive art.
  • Advising + Managing tailored framing options
  • Management of Transportation, Logistic, Export & Import documents
  • Art Insurance
  • Site Planning for Artworks in your space
  • Management and supervision of professional Installation on site
  • Hand-over of art – personal VELVENOIR Folder with Documents

THE SERVICES WE OFFER

It all starts with a personal art consultation, a conversation to understand what you are looking for. Followed by us, preparing relevant presentations + private viewing rooms, visiting artist studios and galleries as well as art fairs – with and for you to explore the artists and artworks we find together:

INSIGHTS IN OUR PROJECT PORTFOLIO

Reach out to us for an initial art conversation

Interested in learning more?

When working with us, we look at the whole picture - your art collection is about you and we are your art partner joining you on this exciting journey with all our available resources, know-how and expertise - to make it as easy, enjoyable and unique as possible.

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