Founded in 2007, Macintyre Art Advisory (MAA) is a leading international art consultancy specialising in key areas of the Art Market including Old Masters, Impressionists, Modern and Contemporary. We advise Private Clients, Corporations, Banks, Museums, Family Offices & Foundations on the buying, selling, managing & financing of art.


WHAT WE DO

Art Buying

MAA accommodates all levels of art buying – from those with existing collections to new collectors looking to start one.

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Art Selling

MAA acts with high levels of discretion and expertise for those wishing to sell individual works or whole collections.

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Collection Management

With over 20 years’ experience, MAA can offer advisory services on all practical aspects of maintaining an art collection.

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Finance

MAA, working with specialist FCA-regulated finance partners, are able to help arrange finance secured against art.

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PRESS

Macintyre Art Advisory Sponsors the Apollo Summer Party
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The event marked the launch of an exciting new partnership with Apollo, Macintyre Art Advisory and Right Capital in the Apollo Collector Services online portal – a dynamic new website offering expertise and information for existing and new collectors and all art world professionals. For the full story click...
Fawley Court – Art for Tomorrow, Doha Conference Pre-event
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Together with The International New York Times, MAA co-organised a preview event at Fawley Court in Henley for the Art for Tomorrow Doha conference in March. Fifty people attended, from collectors and art critics to academics, museum curators and architects. We had lively table debate on the key topics to be covered by this year’s conference, broadly Technology, Creativity and the City and Fawley Court proved to be an ideal Salon for this....
MAA co-Sponsored the Apollo Magazine Summer Party
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Apollo celebrated its 90th birthday on the 29th July 2015 with a party hosted by chairman Andrew Neil and editor Thomas Marks. UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey was in attendance along with leading museum directors, artists, academics and critics. The event was sponsored by Macintyre Art Advisory and Right Capital. Read...
Art for Tomorrow Conference, Doha, Qatar
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Helen Macintyre participated in the Art for Tomorrow Conference in Doha in her role as the consultant to the Pilkington Anglo-Japanese Foundation, a sponsor of the event. As part of its expanding global conference program, the International New York Times was proud to launch an important new annual event, Art For Tomorrow, to provide a high level forum for debate and to explore the increasing role that the visual arts play in urban development, tourism and globalization. Under the patronage of Qatar Museums and the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Qatar, the conference took place in Doha, a city which is quickly becoming an art and culture capital of the Middle...
March/April 2011, Spear’s Magazine, Art Index
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The winner of the 2009 Spear’s Art Advisory award, Helen Macintyre is regarded as one of the best-connected, most discreet and respected art consultants in Europe. She combines her expert knowledge of the global art market – especially Old Masters and Orientalist art – with an acute eye for sourcing the very best works, along with savvy insider knowledge honed at Christie’s where she worked as a senior member of the VIP advisory team. The daughter of an art dealer and restorer, Macintyre, 36, completed an MA in art history from Edinburgh before going to Old Masters specialist Hall & Knight in Duke Street. Recognised for her personal skill when dealing with ultra-wealthy...
MAA – The Winner of the Spear’s Art Advisory Award 2009
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Out of eight nominees, Helen Macintyre of Macintyre Art Advisory Ltd won the Wealth Management Art Advisor of the Year Award 2009. This award was for the individual who had shown outstanding excellence in advising HNW collectors, museums and corporations with regards to acquisitions or disposals in their collections. The third annual Spear’s Wealth Management Awards took place at Christie’s, King Street on 14th September and was packed with the top international key players from the Wealth Management industry. The awards celebrate the achievements of high net worth individuals and wealth management companies for their successes, innovations and acumen over the past year....
The Times – Money Makes the Art World Go Round
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What it’s like working in fine art Money makes the art world go around to two insiders about life in the world of fine art Helen Macintyre, 34, managing director, Macintyre Art Advisory “Art advisory is almost like a concierge service for big collectors: sourcing works of art and suggesting what to buy and then, when to sell; bidding at auction on their behalf; advice on framing and restoration; helping clients who have agreed to loan items to a museum or gallery and completing all the paperwork that goes with that. Another part of my work is advising hedge funds, banks and corporations that are keen to invest in the art market, whether they have £1 million or £50 million...
An Exhibition of Photography by Sheikh Khaled Bin Hamad Bin Ahmad Al Thani
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Exhibition dates: 26 – 30 May 2008  - The Air Gallery, Mayfair, London An exhibition of photography entitled Adoration of Wilderness (Ishq Al Falaa) capturing the desert culture of Qatar by Sheikh Khaled Bin Hamad Bin Ahmad Al Thani took place in Mayfair.  Macintyre Art Advisory coordinated it's London debut at the Air Gallery, Mayfair, 26 – 30 May 2008. This impressive collection of photographs documented the Bedouin wilderness outside Doha, Qatar and was the first of its kind to showcase in London. Supported by the Qatar Photographic Society and the Qatar Museums Authority, the show attracted an array of international visitors. Download: ES Magazine...
Qatar – Art Exhibition Coordinated by MAA
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This exhibition at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha was the first of its kind to be held in Qatar and comprised works by leading Orientalist painters - Rudolf Ernst, John Singer Sargent and Edwin Lord Weeks, as well as notable artists of the twentieth century - James Tissot and Pablo Picasso. H.E. Sheikh Hassan Bin Mohammed Bin Ali Al Thani, Deputy Chairman of the Qatar Museums Authority officially opened the exhibition of important 19th and 20th century Impressionist and Orientalist art on Monday 29th October at the Four Seasons Hotel. The V.I.P. evening was hosted by Chase Untermeyer, former US Ambassador to the State of Qatar and his wife, Diana Untermeyer. 150 guests...