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Ackerman’s Fine Art Advisory provides collectors with exceptional service and expertise in all areas of collecting. We assist both new and seasoned collectors in the acquisition and disposition of fine art. Whether you are looking to acquire a new work or sell a current holding, Ackerman’s will help map out a path that seeks to maximize value. We act as your financial fiduciary, and act with integrity and transparency at all times.

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Acquiring Artwork

Using or extensive network of art industry professionals and private collectors, Ackerman’s is adept at locating the finest works available for sale anywhere in the world. Our goal is to save you time, money and aggravation, by finding the best works available at the best possible price. We are extremely diligent in ensuring that all purchases are authentic and have clear title, and we handle all necessary legal documentation and paperwork.

Ackerman’s Fine Art’s advisory services delivers art that you be will be passionate and proud about owning, both for aesthetic beauty and financial value. With personal service and guidance, you gain access to the finest works available in the world, in addition to a full range of services to assist in building, managing, and refining your collection.

Selling Artwork

Using our vast knowledge and experience, Ackerman’s will tailor and recommend the best course of action for the sale of your art. For collectors looking to sell their art quickly, we offer market prices and provide instant liquidity. To enhance value, clients can elect to sell via consignment, in which case we make every effort to maximize returns. Our extensive list of private clients and worldwide art professionals, coupled with our active marketing program, ensures awareness of available works to the global collecting community.

For blue-chip works of particularly high value, we tap into our network of highly qualified buyers that are looking to acquire similar works. On occasion, we will recommend going to auction, in which case we find the appropriate venue and negotiate the best deal possible. Regardless of the method of sale, our goal is always the same: To maximize the financial return for our clients. In addition, we are extremely diligent in protecting intellectual property and protecting works from be overexposed to the marketplace. We will never compromise the privacy of our clients, and acting with integrity and transparency is the only way we do business.

 As a service to our clients, we obtain Certificates (and letters) of Authenticity for most 19th & 20th century artists.

All transactions at Ackerman’s are accompanied by proper documentation provided by our legal representative, a leading New York Law Firm that specializes in fine art.

Protecting Our Clients with Expertise and Integrity

At Ackerman’s Fine Art we provide clients with first class advisory and brokerage services, utilizing our expertise and that of many important scholars and professionals with whom we have close relationships. We take great pride in providing unprecedented transparency and discretion in our relationships with those seeking to buy or sell fine art.

As your personal advisors, we are committed to acting with integrity and discretion at all times, and we approach every client relationship in the role of a fiduciary (one who stands in a position of trust and confidence). In keeping with this relationship, Ackerman’s will:

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  • Always put the interests of our clients first
  • Always act in good faith
  • Never mislead
  • Always disclose any conflicts of interest
  • Never receive referral fees, commissions, or third party payments without full disclosure
  • Always maintain objectivity

Advisory Services Include:

  • Finding and procuring blue-chip paintings from around the globe.

  • Locating and identifying unique opportunities for clients both privately and in the broader fine art marketplace.

  • Determining the market value of artwork and providing a full analysis of sales options.

  • Acting as agent for sellers who wish to sell via consignment or auction.
  • Representing clients in negotiations with dealers, auction houses and other third parties. For sellers who choose public auction, we negotiate preferential terms to maximize value.

  • Unbiased expert advice on authenticity, provenance, and condition.

  • Obtaining Certificates of Authenticity and condition reports as necessary.

  • Guidance on the long-term care and management of your artwork to maximize the value of your collection.

  • Providing assistance and expertise with all aspects of art collecting.

Buying or Selling at Auction

Ackerman’s has extensive experience dealing with most major auction houses and we provide the following auction-related services:

  • Advising clients as to the best auction venue (both domestic and international) through which to sell their paintings.

  • Negotiating favorable terms.

  • Acting as an agent for clients looking to maintain anonymity. 


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