Aspire’s Art Consulting & Advisory team works with private, institutional and corporate collectors.


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.


Consultations on strategic development of a collection typically cover:


Subject and meaning of collection

Motivation for collection

Objectives of collection including: Quality, Legacy & Investment

Acquisitions & de-acquisitions

Frequency of trade




Why Choose Aspire for Art Consulting & Art Advisory?


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

Contact our Client Advisory Representative

Kholisa Thomas
Client Advisory
+27 83 397 2410 | +27 10 109 7989

If you have any enquiries, please leave us a message and we will get back to you