Expert opinion on special collections is an invaluable asset for museums, collectors, galleries, and auction houses that want to either invest or assess their current assets. Usually, I operate within the area of Native North American arts, both ancient and modern.
I offer my assistance and support in the acquisition of new pieces for museums and privates, supplying them with the necessary background they need to make informed decisions about new purchases and investments.
In-house consultancies take the form of professional advice on refurbishing displays or the re-examination of marginalised sections of existing holdings. In so doing, I also address issues of provenance and authorship, adding value through original research and professional judgement, which highlights unprecedented aspects of specific items or collections.