Consultancy, Sales & acquisitions of artworks

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Art Viewing is a consultancy firm whose aim is to accompany its clients transversally in the acquisition and sale of their artworks. In order to do so, Art Viewing has designed an intuitive sales platform and personalized, confidential services for both buyers and sellers.

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For clients wanting to part with an item, an entire collection or an inventory, Art Viewing proposes a strategic approach to the sale of their artworks. Each item is estimated and subjected to an appraisal by Art Viewing or an independent expert. Then comes the phase involving market analysis and the choice of a distribution channel (auction houses, person-to-person, on-line site). This choice depends on the type of artwork, its price and the public targetted. Art Viewing benefits from preferential contacts with the largest auction houses such as Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Tajan, and intermediary auction houses.

More than a simple go-between, Art Viewing handles transport, storage solutions for artworks, and customs requirements. Art Viewing also provides clients with asistance for the asset engineering aspect: optimisation of capital gains, wealth tax…
Buyer-clients have access to our on-line catalogue which presents some of the works offered for sale, but also to the tailormade acquisition service. The “My AV” service is, in fact, a personalized purchasing service. Once you have indicated the artwork or piece of furniture you are looking for, and your budget, a member of the Art Viewing team will contact you to discuss your project. Art Viewing then sets about locating the item, verifying its authenticity and negotiating the price. If the proposal meets with your approval, Art Viewing validates the acquisition procedure and the provision of transport.

Thanks to their relationships with professionals in the art market, as well as private banks, Art Viewing enjoys access to artworks ranging from great classics to prestige pieces.

Jean-Michel Frank (1895-1941),
Dining-room Table, 1929
Bearing the stamp “CP” of Chanaux & Pelletier and the number 6532 beneath the table-top
Provenance: private owner

“Egg” swivel chair N° 3317,
produced in 1957

ARNE VODDER (1926-2009)
Teak sideboard with five drawers and four sliding panels 1960

François-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008)
“Pigeon” lamp,
circa 1991
Monogrammed, bearing the number 506/900 and seal of editor Artcurial

Etienne de Fleurieu

Etienne de Fleurieu was born in Athens in 1977.
He garduated from the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris” and studied with Giuseppe Penone. He also pursued his studies at the Fine Arts School of Hanoi and participated in the setting up of an exchange programme between the two schools, which is still running.
In 2002, he won the LVMH “Young Creators'” Prize.

Etienne de Fleurieu
”Shotgun Symphony”,
drawing representing notes of music.
Ink on paper riddled with lead buckshot pellets.
Height: 124 cm ;
Width: 60 cm
Collections: Agnès b ;
Galila Barzilaï-Hollander

John Rankin Waddell

Born in Glasgow in 1966, Rankin is a British photographer of fashion and nudes. He graduated from the London College of Communication. His intimate portraits, sometimes very crude, and his joyously erotic approach to the female body have consecrated him as photographer of the stars and the new star of photography. “This photo would be completely different if there had not been this nipple sticking out. Emotion comes from a little nothing that in fact changes everything.”

Little Nipple / Kate Moss (2008)
Edition 2/5
Height: 60 cm ;
Width: 50 cm

Alessandra d’Urso

Alessandra d’Urso was born in Milan. After graduating from the International Center of Photography and Film in New York, she moved to Paris and worked for the renowned Magnum agency.
Her interest in social issues has taken her to Bangladesh, Iran, India, Mexico, Africa and all over Europe.
Back in Paris, she focused on fashion photography.
Her photos have appeared in many magazine including Vogue Paris, Vanity Fair, Officiel Art, Marie-Claire, Nowness, Purple Diary. She has also worked for major brands such as Louis Vuitton, Ray Ban, Inès de la Fressange, and Each x Other.

Alessandra d’Urso
“The Impertinence of Impermanence”
Photograph numbered 2/3

Alex Weinstein
“La lune (est libre, je crois)”,
Oil on panel

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