We offer clients the guidance and information they need to become informed and
confident art collectors.
A specialist in 19th century European, Impressionist and Modern art, Fotini Xydas
has been helping clients at Citi Private Bank for more than a decade. She provides
objective advice on art acquisitions and sales, as well as evaluating and managing
Citi’s international art finance portfolio.
Fotini Xydas has experienced both curating exhibitions and appraising art. She
began her career at Sotheby’s and Hollis Taggart Galleries. She has completed
all coursework for a PhD in Art History from the City University of New York Graduate
Center, where she holds a master’s in philosophy and a master’s from Columbia
University in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies.
Our long-established art
advisory and finance business helps clients build meaningful art collections
while providing care and wealth planning, as well as the ability to raise capital
from their art. On top of this, our exceptional private
banking business team provides key insights into opportunities and developments
in the art market worldwide.
The Citi Private Bank Art Advisory & Finance is a comprehensive
fine art consulting service that provides collection administration, estate consultation,
philanthropic planning, and art financing. All credit products are subject to credit
approval. Alternative assets such as art are speculative, may not be suitable for
all clients, and are intended for those who are willing to bear high economic risks.
The Citi Private Bank Art Advisory & Finance does not advise clients how to profit
from the purchase of art or guarantee that a particular piece can be sold or otherwise
used for a financial transaction for any amount including an amount equal to the purchase