In this conversation, Austin discusses her consulting work with corporate clients and top artists, commissioning art all over the world; she also addresses transparency in her business and gives helpful advise on legal, copyright and insurance issues.
“One of the things that I have to do, and it would be helpful for the artist and dealer to do as well, is to manage a clients expectations. That means when you do a proposal, your renderings and your budget, and the clients love it, that they expect you to do exactly that.”
Lisa Austin & Associates is a private art consulting firm with 30 years of experience specializing in advisory services for institutional and private clients. Their experience includes a diverse array of projects related to the visual arts, including curatorial and art management services for private collectors, as well as long-term planning programs, large scale site-specific commissions, and specially tailored art acquisition programs.