This is who we are


We want to offer our clients an honest look behind the scenes of the contemporary art world and all its various aspects.


Throughout the last thirty years we have built a trustworthy network, which provides us with access to a wealth of information.

Jeannette ten Kate (1962) is a passionate and esteemed art advisor and a widely-quoted expert on the contemporary art market.

After receiving her MA in Art History (University of Leiden) in 1988, Jeannette was trained at Sotheby’s to become a specialist in modern & contemporary art. She then made the switch to Glerum Auctioneers (AAG), where she stayed for 11 years, also leading the Indonesian Modern Art department.

On a mission to make the art market more accessible, Jeannette founded her consultancy business The Art Connector to guide private and corporate clients in buying and selling art. Starting as an independent art consultant in 2001, she now runs two arts clubs (The Arts Club for more established collectors; The International Arts Club for newbies to the art market) and an investment fund for Chinese contemporary art. Furthermore, she hosts The Art Connector Podcast, and as an appraiser, Jeannette assesses significant art collections for assurance and other purposes. 

Jeannette is an often invited guest speaker at (inter)national companies, organizations, universities, symposia and art events.


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