Building Collections of Value is our slogan. It is the guiding philosophy and primary focus of Aspire and speaks to our vision, mission, and values. We refer here to Value in all its relevant forms, including cultural, historical, aesthetic, and monetary value.
We deliver a full spectrum of value-added Art Consulting and Collections Management Services and have been advising collectors, corporations and various institutions on buying and selling art since inception, and for many years prior to that in our respective former careers.
Subject and meaning of collection
Motivation for collection
Objectives of collection including: Quality, Legacy & Investment
Acquisitions & de-acquisitions
Frequency of trade
The qualifications and experience of Aspire’s Specialists are unparalleled in the industry
We possess a knowledge, passion and commitment to South Africa and Africa that is unique
We are the only auction firm, globally, who has a dedicated focus on Africa and the diaspora
Our Specialists’ combined knowledge and experience is in excess of 100 years, drawn from all sectors within the industry, including: Museums and Institutions, Non-Profit Organisations, Galleries and Auction Houses
As a team of Art Specialists, we are able to pool our expertise and work collaboratively to provide cutting-edge art market insight and world-class specialist advice that is well-informed, objective and impartial