Art Investment

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We are a specialist art investment consultancy and the sister company of Maddox Gallery, an international group of six contemporary art galleries headquartered on Maddox Street in Mayfair, London.

We provide clear, unpretentious art investment advice to our clients in order to help them navigate the sometimes dizzying landscape of the contemporary art market.

As such, we have a core team of investment art specialists dedicated to providing art investors and collectors with the tools needed to invest wisely in contemporary art.

We specialise in identifying and supplying works of art by emerging, established and blue chip artists which have the undoubted potential to drastically increase in value.

Our team is headed up by our Chairman James Nicholls.

James is an internationally recognised investment art specialist with many years of experience. He is the resident art critic for the London Live TV channel; the resident investment art expert for British Airways – featuring in BA’s long-haul in-flight programming for the last four years; and a contributing art expert on myriad publications.

James is also a Patron of both the National Portrait Gallery and the Royal Academy of Arts. His expertise covers a wide diversity of works from Caravaggio to Banksy, and cutting-edge emerging artists, such as Bradley Theodore.

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James Nicholls at the launch of Dan Baldwin’s 2017 solo show ‘Under the Influence’

James is an internationally recognised investment art specialist with many years of experience. He is most notably known for his contribution to art related topics on television, radio and in publishing; James is the resident art critic for London’s leading TV channel ‘London Live’ and the resident art investment expert for British Airways, having been featured on the airline’s long-haul in-flight programming for the last five years; he is also the presenter of prime-time television programme ‘The Queen’s Paintings’ from Buckingham Palace, which aired in the summer of 2018.

James plays a pivotal role on the judging panel for the international VIA Arts Prize and also adds intrinsic value to the selection committee of the Alternative Art Fair. James is the Art Editor for luxury quarterly publication The Player – one of the most exclusive bookazines available to some of the wealthiest individuals around the world – and features as a contributing art expert to an extensive range of international publications, television and radio programmes.

James is a Patron of the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Academy of Arts and, the Dulwich Picture Gallery. 

His expertise covers a wide diversity of works from Caravaggio to Banksy, and cutting-edge emerging artists such as Bradley Theodore, The Connor Brothers and Simafra.