SOFA Swiss Organisation for Fine Arts

Swiss
Organisation
for Fine
Arts

SOFA – Swiss Organisation for Fine Arts
Your office for personally tailored
international art services fitting today's global art world.

Independent and committed to meet your individual requirements, SOFA provides you with a full range of services to manage your administration workload.

As art and museum experts, we know the increasing and time-consuming challenges in the context of exhibitions, collections and the art market.

We offer you professional management services for your everyday tasks – supported by our Swiss partners network – to free your mind and focus on what really matters most: your art.

Artist Management Services

Being part of the contemporary art market and museum scene, we are aware of the growing organisational demands that artists and their studios see themselves confronted with.

To help you save time and simplify your studio management, SOFA offers you the following services, all of them adaptable according to your personal needs:

  • studio administration
  • inventory management, including catalogue raisonné
  • loans and consigments
  • Swiss storage for crated and unpacked works

Art Collection Services

Are you working in the field of private, public or corporate collections, estates succession, galleries or auction houses?

Based on our long expertise, we can offer you professional support in management and administration of art works:

  • art collection management, including inventory
  • Swiss storage management for crated and unpacked works
  • loans and consignments
  • art handling, framing and reproduction services, conservation assistance, legal advice
  • art fair assistance
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Who we are

  • Dr. des. Susanne A. Kudielka ...

    ... has known artists and their studios, their needs and requirements for a long time. After being engaged in curatorial and management positions for museums and galleries in Basel, Paris, Berlin and Cologne, she became an independent Personal Curator for art collection management in 2006. As an art historian, she is not only organising exhibitions for artists and museums on an international basis, but is also a member of the art education team at Schaulagerand in everyday contact with various artists and their work.

  • Fausto De Lorenzo ...

    ... works in the crossroads between art and management. As an educated management professional, he has been an independent business consultant in the private sector in Hamburg and Basel before acting as Managing Director of Fondation Beyeler in Riehen for eleven years after its opening. He then worked for two years as Managing Director of Kunstmuseum Basel and has since established his own company in the field of professional museum management consultancy.

Dr. des. Susanne A. Kudielka has known artists and their studios, their needs and requirements for a long time. After being engaged in curatorial and management positions for museums and galleries in Basel, Paris, Berlin and Cologne, she became an independent Personal Curator for art collection management in 2006. As an art historian, she is not only organising exhibitions for artists and museums on an international basis, but is also a member of the art education team at Schaulager and in everyday contact with various artists and their work.

Fausto De Lorenzo works in the crossroads between art and management. As an educated management professional, he has been an independent business consultant in the private sector in Hamburg and Basel before acting as Managing Director of Fondation Beyeler in Riehen for eleven years after its opening. He then worked for two years as Managing Director of Kunstmuseum Basel and has since established his own company in the field of professional museum management consultancy.

Contact

Please feel free to contact us – we are happy to help and will provide you with a cost estimate in line with your demands. We speak English, German, French and Italian.

SOFA
Swiss Organisation for Fine Arts
Innere Margarethenstrasse 19
CH-4051 Basel
mail@sofa-basel.art