Art Advisory

Taymour Grahne’s art advisory services focus on the acquisition of contemporary art for new and established international collectors, as well as corporations. Taymour works closely with each client to help develop and build their collection. He also assists clients looking for specific key works.


Taymour frequently travels to art fairs, auctions, biennials, gallery shows, museum exhibitions, and MFA thesis exhibitions. 


Services Include:


Developing/defining curatorial frameworks of each clients' collections

Coordinating gallery, studio, museum, biennial and fair visits for clients

Searching through auction material before auctions to make relevant selections for each client

Searching through gallery preview material before art fairs and exhibition openings to make relevant selections for each client


Gathering and analyzing all information on the artwork, including provenance and condition

Market and pricing research

Negotiating price/payment terms

Auction acquisitions

Secondary market acquisitions


Assist with organization of artwork logistics 

Working with a network of shippers, art handlers, conservators, and other fine art professionals to ensure best possible care for client’s work

Collection Management

Provide updated artwork appraisals when requested

Selling works on behalf of a client when collector wishes to part with works from their collection 

Organize loaning of clients’ works to museums, institutions