Winter 2020 Newsletter

Winter 2020 Newsletter Since our last newsletter, we have looked at online sales at auction and alternatives to them (the private market is such an obvious boon); also planning matters given the proposed changes to taxation and the heritage regime. Online Sales “Live online” means there is an auctioneer and an online catalogue but a […]

McDermott Webinar, October 2020

This unprecedented time of uncertainty and market volatility has affected nearly every industry, including the art world. Charles Cochrane of Cochrane Adams Fine Art Agents, Rebecca Lockwood of Sotheby’s and Alyssa Quinlan from Hindman Auctions joined McDermott’s Christen Douglas, Nicholas Holland and Jenny Johnson Ware to flag issues you should keep top of mind when […]

Family Balance Sheet, 2020

For the third year running Cochrane Adams Fine Art Agents was involved in the The Family Balance Sheet Event, virtually hosted by Stanhope Capital at KPMG, London. The event was designed to give trustees a brief overview of the key UK asset classes: how they have performed, the outlook and particularly this year, the opportunities […]

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Spring Newsletter We hope this newsletter is a welcome relief from the diet of doom, gloom and working from home. Here is a tasting menu, with Spring on its way, while we, newly named, Art Market Professionals (AMPs) get to grips with the 5th Anti Money Laundering regime in the UK. When we started writing this newsletter […]

Family Balance Sheet, 2018

Stanhope Capital put on an annual presentation on the assets most families, of a certain wealth, will have.  Advisors from different asset classes have ten minutes to give investment/asset advice to families and their advisors:  Cochrane Adams Fine Art Agents spoke on the art market. We were kindly hosted by KPMG at their Mayfair offices […]

Trustees and the Art Market, Old Government House, Guernsey

After breakfast, Susan Johnson of Bircham Dyson Bell (also ex-Chrisites) went through the legal requirements placed upon Trustees when holding works of art using a case study. Charles explained how they might be satisfied with independent advice.  The presentation finished just before the annual air show started and the room cleared.

JP Morgan Presentation, London, 2019

Charles teamed up with James Carelton of Farrer & Co to talk about the art market and recent developments within it to a gathering of JP Morgan wealth managers from around the world.

Book Launch at Lisson Gallery, June 2018

The Art Collecting Legal Handbook is a must for collectors. We hosted the London launch of the latest version with Bruno Boesch (co author and instigator of the book) and Farrer & Co at the Lisson Gallery who were showing Jorinde Voigt: Both Sides Now and Joyce Pensate: FORGETABOUTIT.    

STEP Guernsey Lecture, February 2019

We were in Guernsey in early 2019 presenting to a packed house of Trustees and those with a fiduciary fund on the need for independent art advice. We looked at: guarantees at auction; private sales; risks and rewards of different sale options and buying and collection management for clients.

Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our second quarterly Newsletter. With two points of view to draw upon, we’re planning this and future letters along the lines of a Buy One Get One Free offer. Each one will include two articles, one by each partner. Sometimes we will each address the same subject, sometimes each will pursue a different […]