Givoa – Art Consulting

  • ART AUTHENTICATION

    Deep investigation for the determination of authenticity of works of art. Attributions and expertise.

  • ART APPRAISAL

    Appraisal of works of art and objects according to international technical standards. Art market research.

  • LABORATORY

    Material analysis and dating service. Low, medium and high complexity.

  • BLOCKCHAIN

    Implementation of Blockchain for registration, documentation, NFT and tracking via NFC chip.

  • ART LAW

    Legal services and consulting focused on art law in Latin America.

  • SIGNATURE ANALYSIS

    Study of authenticity of signatures, manuscripts and all types of documents. Signed objects and works of art.

  • CONSULTING

    Expert advice to foundations, associations, galleries and artist's families. Documentation services and registration of collections.

  • ART CONSERVATION

    Consultancy in conservation and restoration of works of art. Preventive conservation and storage.

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SCOPE OF SERVICES

PAINTING AND SCULPTURE

Painting is one of the main artistic disciplines. The vast spectrum of styles, techniques, periods and artists obliges the experts to work interdisciplinarily since for their correct study there are specializations on the subject.

SILVERSMITH´S & GEMOLOGY

Goldsmithing is the artistic work done on utensils or ornaments of precious metals, or alloys of them. Gemology is that branch of mineralogy that is dedicated specifically to the study identification, analysis and evaluation of precious and semi-precious stones.

FURNITURE and NUMISMATIC

Furniture is a discipline within the expertise that studies the styles, composition, functionality, quality, materials and design of antique furniture. These pieces have the characteristic of being also functional pieces and of daily use. Numismatic work, a term that designates the study and collecting of coins and paper money issued by a nation with the official design of the country and

LABORATORY

Macro photography | Micro photography | Photography with visible light | Ultraviolet fluorescence | Low light photography | Transmitted light photography | Infrared photography | False Color | Infrared Reflectography | XRF spectroscopy | Raman spectroscopy | Fourier transform Infrared

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Inventories and judicial appraisals. Preliminary advice for private and judicial expert witnesses. Professional advice to lawyers, notaries, auctioneers, appraisers, collectors, entities with works of art and collectibles.

SIGNATURE EXPERTISE AND ANALYSE

Authenticity studies of signatures, manuscripts and all types of documents; attribution of authorship and antiquity analysis. Any signed, dated or dedicated work or object of art or collection can be analyzed by the specialists, as well as the associated documents.

What we do

Expertise, attribute and assess works of art and antiques, advise and manage collections for sale and insurance.

How we do

We work interdisciplinary with experts from different disciplines and based on a registered process of work that allows to optimize times and resources in each investigation.

Keep in touch

Your query is welcome, we are available to help you and to be able to quote ad-hoc every project. From Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, we work for the whole world.

PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED

Since the year 2012 we have worked on more than 70 projects of expertise, attribution and evaluation of artworks. We have achieved international collections and certifications and have also done multimedia publications and international educational events such as the ICAE (International Artwork Expertise).

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WORKFLOW

Through a simple process and registered under copyright, Givoa opens a work file when you enter a request from the client and is called ad hoc to the team that will intervene in the investigation process saving time and resources can reach a solid conclusion  and scientifically proven with the support of INTI, finally obtaining the “Givoa Certification”
  • Review

    The organoleptic review of the piece in our offices or at the client's home allows us to design an ad-hoc budget for each need

  • Budget

    The budget is designed based on the need for time and resources to carry out the task entrusted, we have financing plans to make the project affordable

  • Investigation

    Once the budget has been approved, an interdisciplinary team is called, the witness works are released and the research project begins

  • Lab

    In case the project merits, it will be possible to carry out highly complex analyzes that scientifically support the research (Alliance with INTI)

  • Certification

    At this stage we are able to confirm, attribute or refute authorship or identity of a piece. Certification process begins

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