how we do it

With over thirty years of experience in the art world we have gained a deep understanding of its practices and subtleties, and how to navigate our clients through this elusive world. 

Our mission

Our extensive network is supportive of our mission to offer art lovers and appreciators an honest look behind the scenes of the contemporary art world and all its various aspects.



We have access to a wealth of information, and throughout the last thirty years have built a trustworthy network.

who we are

Jeannette ten Kate

founding director / advisor

Jeannette ten Kate (1962) was trained at Sotheby’s after receiving her MA in Art History (University of Leiden) in 1988. She worked as a specialist in modern & contemporary art at Glerum Auctioneers (AAG) for 11 years, were she was also responsible for the Indonesian Modern Art department.

She is the founder of The Art Connector (formerly known as Sinopia Art Consultancy),  The Arts Club, The International Arts Club and Sinopia East Asia Fine Arts; an investment fund for Chinese Contemporary art. Besides that she is an ambassador of Unseen, advisory board member of Studio Stallinga and Jury member of Beelden in Leiden. Jeannette is an often invited guest speaker on the art market for many (inter)national companies, organisations, universities or at international symposia and art events.