Doug Woodham is the Managing Partner of Art Fiduciary Advisors, a financial advisory practice focused on art and culture. The firm advises private clients with legacy planning needs, offering comprehensive services from planning through the execution of selling, gifting, or donating artworks. The firm also advises collectors and institutions on the sale of art by designing optimal sale strategies, negotiating consignment agreements, and monitoring implementation. Art Fiduciary Advisors always acts as a fiduciary working on behalf of the client, and works in partnership with a client's existing team of tax, legal, and financial advisors.
Doug served as President of the Americas for Christie’s. Earlier in his career he was a partner with McKinsey & Company working with asset management and wealth management firms in the U.S., Europe and Japan. He is the author of the best selling book Art Collecting Today: Market Insights for Everyone Passionate About Art, published in April 2017. The book received outstanding reviews in The Economist and the London Financial Times, among other publications.
AUTHOR OF ART COLLECTING TODAY
“An intelligently written and insightful book on the art market, this fascinating read is relevant to both newcomers and seasoned collectors alike. I know of no other comparable book. It’s an instant classic.”
Don Marron, Trustee and President Emeritus of the Museum of Modern Art, and Chairman and Founder of Lightyear Capital