Art Advisory & Curatorial Services, London and NYC

L&L ARTS provides independent curatorial and art advisory services for private individuals, museums, corporate and institutional collections. With expertise ranging from emerging contemporary artists to established masters, we specialize in art which is intellectually and conceptually bold yet technically accomplished. Our aim is to facilitate the relationship between artists, collectors, institutions and art venues, thereby enabling us to offer an impressive portfolio of services for our clients worldwide.

Art Acquisition & Sale

L&L ARTS assists in the acquisition, commission and sale of artworks in a complex global market with discretion and complete confidentiality. Through a combination of independent expert advice, diligent and extensive research, we are able to deliver the highest quality service to our clients.

L&L ARTS represents clients in private sales with other collectors, as well as with galleries and auction houses. Our extensive experience of the art market allows us to provide unparalleled service and expertise when buying or selling at auction. We are well equipped to assist in the acquisition and resale of art, providing unique access to top auction experts and negotiating private purchases or sale terms for our clients worldwide.

Whether beginning a collection or augmenting an existing one with fine works by historical or contemporary masters, L&L ARTS is able to source and recommend artwork based on client specifications across the spectrum of the visual arts: paintings, works on paper, prints, sculpture, installation, photographs and video. Our expert advice enables the acquisition of works which have both value and longevity in addition to resonating with the individual collector.

L&L ARTS also assists with shipping, insurance, framing, and installation of works through its collaboration with the most reliable and experienced service providers in the industry.

Art Collection Management

L&L ARTS provides overall curatorial support, management services, and technical advice for private and corporate collections. Our team can help with any combination of the following service elements:

- Inventory, database management and catalogue creation
- Estates and art appraisals
- Authentication of works
- Conservation and restoration
- Display, framing, hanging and lighting
- Loans to galleries or institutions (including insurance, packing and shipping)
- Preservation and longevity planning for collections
- Trust and estate strategic planning for preservation and growth of a collection

Art Curating & Exhibition Services

L&L ARTS has experience creating permanent exhibitions for private, corporate collections and institutions. We always seek to present the clients’ collection to the maximum effect throughout an exhibition space.

L&L ARTS also creates temporary or rotating exhibitions, which may feature a clients’ permanent collection, augmented by works on loan from galleries or artists within our extensive network. L&L ARTS can create an exhibition program revolving around the client’s interests, resources, and objectives. We also strive to support young and emerging talents in the art world today through individual and group exhibitions in London and New York.

We provide a wide range of curatorial and exhibition services:

- Writing reviews, essays and catalogues
- Exhibition planning and venue sourcing
- Advisement on framing and display
- Transportation, delivery and installation of artworks
- Press and communication services for exhibitions
- Gallery talks and individual or group lectures on private and corporate collections.
- Experienced coordination of special events including panel discussions
- Education and exposure to the contemporary art market including private tours of museums, international galleries, fairs, biennials, and auction.

244 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York
United States 10001

Flatiron district
View Phone347 754 1886
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Years in Business: 9 years
Number of Employees: 2-5
Additional Locations: London

Services & Specialties: Acquisitions, Advisory Services, Artist Advisory, Auction Support, Collection Management, Commissions/Production, Corporate Collection Advisory, Curation, Deaccessions, Events, Exhibition Assistance, Existing Inventory for Sale, Informal Valuation, Interior Design, Locating Art for Purchase, Market Analysis Report, Price Evaluation, Price Negotiation, Primary Market , Private Collection Advisory, Private Viewing Gallery Access, Provenance Checks, Research, Sales, Secondary Market, Shipping & Logistics Services, Site Visits, Valuations for Private Sales, Writing

Additional Information

Taking New Clients?: Yes

Willing to Travel?: Yes

Works with New Collectors?: Yes

Affiliations: Whitechapel Gallery (London)
Guggenheim (NYC)
New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA)
Sotheby's Preferred Member

Key Personnel: Laetitia Lina (Director)

Background of Key Personnel: Laetitia Lina is an experienced Art Advisor, Art Curator and Consultant in post-war and contemporary European, Asian and American art, based in London and NYC.

Laetitia established L&L ARTS after her many years of experience in the commercial galleries of London, NYC and Christie's Paris, where she gained first hand experience in both primary and the secondary markets. Since its inception, L&L ARTS has focused on accumulating a strong network of artists, galleries, curators, and non-profit institutions worldwide. With this foundation, she is uniquely poised to be full conversant to the newest curatorial developments, market trends, and demand.

Since receiving a MBA from the European School of Economics and completing a Diploma Course in Fine and Decorative Arts at Christie's, Laetitia has worked on a variety of visual art projects and developed her own unique curatorial interest in American Pop Art, Arte Povera and Contemporary Art. She aims to leverage art that is intellectually and conceptually bold, while also technically accomplished.

Laetitia recently curated a series of video exhibitions titled PROJECT/ion at the Openhouse Gallery on Bowery (NYC), and three solo exhibitions of the Ecuadorian photographer, Pablo Guarderas, at Melet Studio (NYC) and 317 Grand Gallery (NYC). She also regularly collaborates with non-profit institutions, such as CIMA Center for Italian Modern Art (NY), MOCA Chengdu (China), and Sifang Art Museum (China).

Minimum Project Duration: No minimum.

Fee Structure: Fees for our services are competitive and follow standard industry practices. L&L Art Advisory do not receive and will not accept commissions from sellers. L&L Art Advisory serves its buyers, and earns its fees, by determining market value and by negotiating for its client’s optimum conditions and costs of purchases or sales.

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French