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1969 (age 49-50)
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Art advisor


Co-founder, there, there



Art advisor, Lisa Schiff is co-founder of new art advisory firm as of 2016, "there, there" with partners Lauri Firstenberg, who was previously at LAXART along with a former LAXART curator, Marika Kielland, who manages the London philanthropic office.

The firm's name is "“there-there," a humorous use of writer Gertrude Stein's oft-quoted line about her childhood hometown of Oakland: “There's no there there." The company will operate out of New York, London, and Los Angeles.…

According to Art Market Monitor, There There will take 10% of the overall budget as its fees.

Lisa remains associated with Schiff Fine Art (SFA) founded in 2002 which provides specialized art advisory services with an expertise in modern and contemporary art. Her clients include collectors such as Leonardo DiCaprio. SFA is a full service art advisory that specializes in modern and contemporary art. SFA clients include individuals, corporations, foundations, and institutions on a global scale. SFA works with clients to build and manage collections and foundations, with a desire to meet their unique needs, objectively and with discretion. SFA develops new initiatives in the realm of contemporary art programming including live events, large-scale exhibitions, and strategic partnerships. SFA realizes all aspects of a curatorial and advisory project from inception to installation inclusive of research, selection process, project management, production, and presentation. SFA has offices in New York, Portland, Los Angeles, and London.

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  1. "I really feel like this is the future of the art world and that having this as incorporated into a larger company that does art advisory, collection management, foundation building, and that also works on production, is really necessary." —Artnet News, May 3, 2016
  2. "We will advise our clients on ways to maximize their philanthropic interests through collaboration with visual culture; we will contribute a certain amount of our company’s money annually to support female artists; and we will collaborate with others to create artistic projects from which a percentage will go towards social good." —Artnet News, May 3, 2016
  3. "We will work with artists to help realise their dreams, both by raising funds and by overseeing production, or with collectors who want to create a project, or with galleries." —Art Market Monitor, May 2, 2016

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  1. Kanye West to Present Art Installation at Watermill Summer Benefit, Leonardo DiCaprio Hosts $45 Million Art Auction, and More, Artinfo, July 22, 2016
  2. Powerhouse Advisor Lisa Schiff Announces Ambitious New Art Consulting Firm., Artnet, May 3, 2016