Skip to content


The Institute for Artists’ Estates is the only research centre in Europe dedicated to artists’ estates.

The in-house research unit of the Institute for Artists’ Estates promotes, creates and collects content regarding artists’ estates matters. For further information please contact research@artists-estates.comThe Institute’s publication The Artist’s Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors and Heirs, is the first of its kind and received critics attention worldwide, e.g.

“The script for posthumous glory!”

“A 304-page tome which will surely become a handbook for anyone responsible for an artist legacy, and for living artists.”

The book is now in its second edition.