Whether you’re dealing art for your home, curating your workplace, or revamping your company’s brand, hiring an art consultant is the best way to assure a hefty investment doesn’t fail to deliver returns. Even if you have an eye for art and love exploring new styles, it’s probably not what you do for a living.
Art consultants are uniquely trained to curate a space, choosing art that fits seamlessly and enhances the over-all effect. They are keyed into all of the formal details that you might miss, and they can synthesize all of the things you want out of your art-buying experience to deliver you the perfect end product.
An art consultant can help you decide the perfect piece or set of pieces for your home or office. The placement of a piece, near or away from windows, the correct height on a wall, and interplay within the space, are complicated issues aided by a learned eye. Some art consultants will take you to a museum to discuss ideas of how pieces fit into spaces.
If your company decides to curate office spaces with multiple art pieces, art consulting can help guide the search and curation of the perfect set of pieces that reflect the company’s personality and ethos.
When it’s time to make serious branding decisions, bringing an artist into a meeting can unleash ideas that inspire a room to imagine new facets of their brand’s essence. An art consultant helps everyone experiment with the unexpected, encourage a tolerance of imperfect, take risks, and develop a practice of creativity.
Art consultants can also handle pesky logistics inherent to art trading. They will know how to secure the proper insurance for your collection, manage repairs and restorations, advise on differences in sales tax when shipping over state lines, and how to steward a collection through time. They deal with the nitty-gritty stuff that you don’t want to, making the art buying experience stress-free and fun. Their expertise can put your mind at ease, so you know that something won’t fall through the cracks.
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