Taymour Grahne is an independent London-based art advisor with a focus on contemporary art.

Taymour works closely with both new and established international collectors to acquire works by emerging, mid-career, and established contemporary artists.

As an extension to his art advisory work, Taymour regularly curates exhibitions and projects at galleries, independent spaces, and alternative venues.


Taymour is on the Director's Circle of the Whitechapel Gallery; a member of the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA); one of The Independents at Independent Curators International (ICI); a Patron of Chisenhale Gallery; a Tate Young Patron; and a friend of Bidoun.

Taymour is often featured in the press for his work in the art world, including in: The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Huffington Post, The Brooklyn Rail, The Financial Times, WhiteWall Magazine, Hyperallergic, Artnet News, Artsy, Purple Diary, Vogue Arabia, Harper’s Bazaar Art, and Art Asia Pacific, among others.

Taymour received an MA in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, and prior to that graduated from Boston University with a BA in International Relations. He has spoken about the art world at various panels and talks, including at the Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Kingston University, Regent’s University, and at the Artsy Headquarters.