Artiphile may be contracted to provide a basic collections management program and/or address specific collections management problems on a project basis. Proposals are tailored to the needs of each client; no collection is too big or too small. An Artiphile collections management program may include:
Complete inventory at all locations
Database creation and maintenance
Review, collate and digitize all paper records
Logistics and installations
Pre-purchase due diligence
Prioritize conservation & framing needs
Loan administration and courier services
Discrepancies between physical inventory and paper records researched and reconciled
Create object files and digital archives of documents and photographs
Full condition survey with dated baseline condition reports & maintenance plan
Design custom catalogue books, reports, & websites
Liaise with your lawyers, accountants, advisors, and family offices as needed.
Source and vet proposals for conservation treatments, framing, shipping and storage, appraisals & insurance, as well as art financial advisors, and specialty practitioners of art financing, art law and much more…
Artiphile can liaise with lawyers, wealth managers, financial advisors, appraisers, and other fiduciaries regarding succession planning, philanthropy, gifts, trust, sale, etc.
Both Maura and Sara are available to give presentations on the topic of care and management for art collections.