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About the Art Corporation of America

Art Corporation of America is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost consulting groups retained by corporations, artists and major fine art collectors interested in acquiring and/or de-acquisitioning important collections of fine art. Art Corporation of America is also internationally recognized as one of the leading marketing and promotional providers to artists wishing to expand their worldwide recognition. The management staff of Art Corporation of America has a combined experience of 100+ years in the fine art business.

image of Dr. William Mett

Dr. William D. Mett, who is the principal consultant to Art Corporation of America, has owned and managed over twenty fine art galleries, employing hundreds of individuals, which generated almost two billion dollars in sales of fine art. He obtained his Doctorate of Business Administration degree in 2004, following the publication of his thesis titled, “The Business Behind the Business of Marketing Celebrity Art.”

Dr. Mett previously served as Assistant Dean of the University of Wisconsin School of Law in Madison, and was a Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii where he taught for more than twenty years. Dr. Mett earned his Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor Degrees prior to obtaining his Doctorate in Business Administration. Dr. Mett is involved with fundraising projects to benefit the Shriners Children’s Hospital and works closely with the Red Skelton Museum in Vincennes, Indiana.

Marvin Wiseman has worked with Dr. Mett for almost forty years in the sales of fine art and the promotion of artists around the world. Mr. Wiseman was educated at Harvard, served as a Department Director for the Boston Museum and has been involved in fine art and retail sales for more than forty six years. He has taught courses on the sale of fine art, and has helped Dr. Mett sell almost two billion dollars of fine art over the past thirty five years.

Bill Mett, Marvin Wiseman and Lothian Skelton

Art Corporation of America currently works with the estates of Anthony Quinn, Red Skelton and Walter Lantz (the creator of Woody Woodpecker, etc., known as "The Dean of Animation"). Additionally it has developed worldwide marketing programs for dozens of other exceptionally talented artists, including Tony Curtis, Elke Sommer, Christian Riese Lassen, Jeff Mitchum, LeRoy Neiman and many others.

Our confidential and distinguished list of world renowned clients includes the following:

Dr. William Mett with Jamie Farr
  • Miguel Aleman (Mexico)
  • Princess Dalal Al Saud (Saudi Royal Family)
  • Governor and Mrs. George Ariyoshi
  • Prince Khalid Bin Yazeed (Saudi Royal Family)
  • Jamie Lee Curtis
  • Oscar Goodman (Mayor, Las Vegas)
  • Bryant Gumble
  • Charlton Heston
  • The Michael Jackson Family
  • Tito Jackson
  • Jack Kashani (Developer/Owner - World Market Center, Las Vegas)
  • Kirk Kerkorian (majority owner of MGM-Mirage)
  • Museum of Modern Art (New York)
  • Sophia Loren of Italy
  • President and Mrs. Ferdinand Marcos
  • Pierre Omidyar (the founder of eBay)
  • President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan
  • Burt Reynolds
  • Rita Rudner (well known Las Vegas entertainer)
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver
  • The Vatican Museum
  • Senator and Mrs. Wiryadinata of Indonesia
  • The Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Art Corporation of America has distributed and sold the fine art of the following world renowned artists:

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Salvador Dali
  • Norman Rockwell
  • Claude Monet
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Rembrandt von Rijn
  • Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • Giorgio Tuscani
  • James Whistler
  • Camille Pissaro
  • Anthony Quinn
  • Red Skelton
  • LeRoy Neiman
  • Amadeo Modigliani
  • Walter Lantz
  • Teimur Amiry
  • Paul Cezanne
  • Fernando Botero
  • Albrecht Durer
  • J.M.W. Turner
  • Hiro Yamagata
  • Paul Gauguin
  • Adolf Sehring
  • Gary Fenske
  • Margaret Keane
  • Jim Daly
  • Joan Miro
  • Edvard Munch
  • Graciela Rodo-Boulanger
  • Maxfield Parrish
  • David Lee
  • Mary Cassatt
  • Berthe Morisot
  • Edgar Degas
  • William DeShazo
  • Henri Matisse
  • Marc Chagall

During the past thirty years, Art Corporation of America published numerous prestigious, award-winning brochures, books and display ads featuring the fine art of those artists whom they promoted on an international basis, including the placement of art into the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York. Our art has also been exhibited at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, Schwarzenbach Castle in Switzerland, the Tate Gallery in London, the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany, the Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes and the Centro Cultural Recoleta in Argentina, the Museum of Monterrey, Mexico and The Castle Chapultepec (the National Museum of Mexico).

Art Corporation of America consistently provides millions of dollars worth of art, by hundreds of artists, to major museums and collectors, at costs far below that of any other source. The Corporation and its staff has consistently demonstrated worldwide leadership ability in providing the highest quality art at the best market prices. In addition to fine art by the best artists of the 20th century, we have an amazing selection of movie posters signed by the star of the film, collector edition plates, watches, and other collectables. If you don't see what your looking for on the site, contact us. If we don't have it, we probably know where to get it.

If you have any questions or would like to set up an appointment to the gallery, please visit our Contact Page.

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