Taymour Grahne


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.

We work closely with each client to help develop and build substantial collections of outstanding quality, value, and significance.

From our HQ in London, we work with a broad group of important global collectors. Our in-house art advisory team includes a registrar, associate, and assistant.

Taymour is active on the primary and secondary markets, having placed major works by leading contemporary artists including works by: Louis Fratino, Salman Toor, Julie Curtiss, Lenz Geerk, Kyle Dunn, Dominique Fung, Trey Abdella, Dani Orchard, Aaron Gilbert, Joy Labinjo, Emily Mae Smith, GaHee Park, Maia Cruz Palileo, Jessie Homer French, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Katherine Bernhardt, Vojtech Kovarik, William Brickel, Somaya Critchlow, Kenny Rivero, Alexis Ralaivao, Cassi Namoda, Jenna Gribbon, Pat Phillips, Tunji Adeniyi – Jones, and Sharif Farrag, among many others.

We operate with complete discretion, transparency, and integrity. We offer the full range of art advisory services, including:


- 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 analysing all information on the artwork, including provenance and condition

- Market and pricing research

- Negotiating price/payment terms

- Auction acquisitions

- Primary market acquisitions

- Secondary market acquisitions


- Assist with organization of artwork logistics, including shipping, installation and insurance

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

- Organizing all shipments, import/export licenses, and documents related to acquisition

Collection Management

- Provide updated regular artwork valuations

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

- Organizing loaning of clients’ works to museums, institutions

- Full collection management, which includes collection and maintenance of all documents and images related to transaction, including artwork images, and all shipping/invoicing documents