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Foundations & Estates

  • Strategic consulting with late-career artists or artist’s heirs to determine how to advance an artistic legacy

  • Advice on the legal and financial structuring of artists' estates

  • Evaluation of individual goals to determine if an artist-endowed foundation is right for you

  • Setup and executive services for artist-endowed foundations

 
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Curatorial Services & Museum Placement

  • With our curatorial expertise, we craft compelling narratives about an artist and frame the work in contexts that will optimally position it for museum or library acquisition. Includes creating presentations and packages for acquisition committees and managing online presence

  • We curate exhibitions and publish catalogues with original writing to promote visibility, knowledge, and awareness of an artist. We also identify other exhibiting or publication opportunities

  • We find the right public institution for the work, based on our long-term relationships with museum professionals and knowledge of institutions’ acquisition priorities and policies

  • We handle strategy and negotiation for legacy gifts, determining the best structure to advance the artist’s legacy and benefit the institution

  • We facilitate museum acquisitions through fundraising

  • Through Alter Arts, our joint project with Terri Cohn Art Services, we provide late-career artists with a range of individualized curatorial services to help them plan for their legacy, including publications, exhibitions, museum acquisitions, collection management, and legal referrals

 
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Tools & Resources

  • We offer referrals to trusted appraisers, attorneys, collection managers

  • We offer workshops that give you tools to plan your legacy

  • We offer seminars for legal and financial professionals working with artists and collectors