Artwise, Inc.
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Art Wise, Inc. offers a comprehensive and personalized approach to art advisory.

Drawing on founder Elizabeth Tenenbaum’s 18+ years as a private curator and collection manager, Art Wise is committed to providing trusted art expertise for a wide range of collection management needs. Working within a broad range of budgets, we utilize our strong connections with auction houses and art dealers, as well as our close relationships with a wide range of international artists and galleries to customize a unique portfolio of options for every client.

Our Services

Art Wise, Inc. is a New York-based art advisory and collection management firm working with businesses and private collectors to facilitate, build and manage art collections.

As a specialist in Contemporary Art, Elizabeth has curated numerous studio tours and private exhibitions featuring renowned and critically acclaimed artists.  
We manage all aspects of collection development and maintenance including:

Acquisition and Sales of Works of Art

Estate Planning for Art Collections

Digital Cataloging

Inventory Tracking

Market Analysis

Museum Loans

Condition Reports



Shipping & Handling

Fine Art Appraisals*


*Art Appraisals specializing in contemporary art. Appraisals are prepared in compliance with USPAP.
Attended and passed the 15-hour National USPAP Course taught by an ASB-certified National USPAP instructor.

Living with art is essential. People residing in apartments and homes most often do not have dazzling views out of their windows. Art creates a portal out into the world, a visual escape that can transport the viewer to other realms.

Liz Tenenbaum Headshot

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth Tenenbaum is an art advisor, private curator, collection manager and a qualified appraiser who lives in Brooklyn, New York. Elizabeth attended Syracuse University, graduating with a BFA in 1998. She received her Certificate from NYU in Appraisal Studies in Fine and Decorative Arts. Her career began at Art in General, a nonprofit organization that assists artists with the production and presentation of new work. She has been active in the New York City art world for over 20 years working with galleries, assisting other artists in residency programs, working as the art director for a nationwide publication and as the assistant director at an art foundation.

Elizabeth is a private curator and collection manager for major private art collections and the Director of Syzygy,, a curatorial study platform focused on unique contemporary works on paper. In addition she co-founded InContext Tours, a small venture taking collectors and art enthusiasts inside artists’ studios all over NYC. In 2013 she founded her art collection advisory and appraisal firm, Art Wise, Inc. She was a visiting critic in 2014 for ABUBUYA KM0 2014 an International Workshop involving visual artists, cultural managers, curators, interacting with the moxeño community El Rosario in Beni – Bolivia, accessible by the River Mamoré only; and in 2015 visiting critic at the Wassaic Project Residency in Amenia, NY. Her writing was published in the 2015 book  “Abubuya”. She has presented and lectured about contemporary art collections to students in various Masters of Fine Arts Programs including: Sotheby’s Institute, New York; School of Visual Arts; New York, University of San Francisco, California; Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Above artwork by:

Top Banner: Martin Creed, Don’t Worry, 2001, yellow neon

Services Banner: Sol Lewitt (1928-2007), Wall Drawing #549, 1987, color ink wash


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