The Art Market Monitor presciently proclaimed Pirovino’s KAWS toy collection offering as having the potential to reshape the market. The event indeed set 24 new world sale records.
The Wall St. Journal mentioned Pirovino in its report on exciting auctions for KAWS in the Fall of 2018.
Hypebeast spotlit Pirovino’s auction of his KAWS toy collection sale with Heritage.
ArtTactic conducted an interview with Pirovino, released Nov. 5, 2018. The podcast is available on multiple outlets.
Intelligent Collector, a leading international collecting magazine, published its Fall issue featuring a spotlight on Pirovino.
Chicago’s international art fair, ExpoChicago ’18, hosted a special panel, including Pirovino, addressing the future of the online art market.
The Heritage Auctions Blog interviewed Pirovino regarding art collecting and KAWS.
As a collector, Ronnie K. Pirovino, is a visible member of the art community, starting with The Art Collectors project (2008-2013) in Los Angeles. The Pirovino collection includes significant works by Jonas Wood, KAWS, Rashid Johnson, Katherine Bernhardt, Daniel Arsham, Marcel Dzama, Jennifer Guidi, Erik Parker, Jose Parla among other blue-chip and emerging artists.
As an art appraiser, Pirovino routinely issues valuation documents for insurance purposes and consults for auctions. He also advises on collecting, basing his insightful guidance in vast experience.
Created to pursue unique art business endeavors, Pirovino Projex is a conduit for professional services and special projects.
In December 2013, London’s premier international magazine, I-D, quoted Pirovino in a feature article, and spotlighted him with a photo and interview profile about his renowned art collection. Pirovino’s collection has appeared in Hypebeast and HighSnobiety, among other web publications.
Pirovino holds a B.S. in Communication from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Presently, art is the main focus of his time, representing passions outside marketing and technology. Conducting high-profile digital advertising campaigns for movies, TV and Broadway, he was a Director at BLT Communications, LLC, a major entertainment ad firm in Hollywood, California (2009-2015).
We COLLECT art
We APPRAISE art
We SPEAK about art
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We offer "in person" professional art services in Salt Lake City - locally in Utah. We also often travel to New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago. Virtually, Pirovino offers smartphone communication as an option to access his expertise globally.
Upon reaching a certain valuation, your collection needs to be properly insured. To this end, we offer individualized appraisals.
Whether starting or adding to a collection, our advice helps you create value as an alternative asset class investment.
With our expertise steeped in post-1990 contemporary art, we deal in many leading artists.
A great artist makes what he is.
Interested in discussing an appraisal of a piece or an entire collection? Desire to acquire particular artwork? You are welcome to send an email. We'll get right back to you. Located in the Salt Lake City area for personal visits and virtually for online services. Visits to New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and Switzerland are common; if you are situated in any of these places, a personal visit may also potentially be arranged. Thank you.