Art Advisory Services

Art Acquisition

KAA is a full-service, private art consultancy specializing in Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art. With over a decade as an art market insider, Matt Kendall will assist you in avoiding the pitfalls and realizing the opportunities that exist today’s art world. Whether you are a beginning collector seeking to learn about the art market, or an established veteran looking for a specific piece, we provide impartial advice and private or auction acquisition services.

Art Sales

If you are interested in selling a single work of art or an entire collection, KAA will assess market value and advise the most profitable avenue for deaccession, which may include private sale, consignment or auction. KAA works discretely with collectors, trusts, estates, and private wealth management firms.

Artist Estate Management

Proper management is paramount in establishing a valued legacy and profitable estate. KAA provides full-service consultancy and management services to develop and enhance the artist's importance through cataloguing, photography, catalogue raisonné development, publications, media, museum and gallery exhibitions, and the carefully executed release of artworks. 

Appraisals

Independent appraisals for the insurance, estate planning, private wealth, and banking industries.

About the Owner

Matt Kendall founded the company in 2004 after a career in advertising. A graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Art History, Matt grew up surrounded by art, and has spent a lifetime developing his eye. Today he spends most of his time locating exceptional paintings, works on paper and sculpture for collections worldwide. He also provides appraisals and is a licensed auctioneer. Clients include collectors, museums, corporations, interior designers, galleries and dealers.