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Fine Art Storage vs. Self Storage

These days, people around the world are constantly looking for the best way to save money as the current economic environment leaves a lot to be desired. This also applies to different art institutions and private collectors who require temporary storage for their works of art. You have certainly heard about self storage facilities also known as “mini storage” or “u-store” …

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“Picasso Sculpture” Exhibition at MoMA

The famous New York Museum of Modern Art has recently presented the unique exhibition that is precisely focused on the Pablo Picasso’s influential and innovative three-dimensional works. The show titled “Picasso Sculpture” is the first such exhibition in the United States for over 50 years. In this way, this exceptional retrospective will allow to understand Picasso’s work as a sculptor, …

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Consequences of Too Big Crates

Having a great experience in packing and crating of art objects, we can say with confidence that in most cases too big crates are a bad choice, especially if you need to ship your artwork internationally. At Fine Art Shippers, we have repeatedly faced the problem when the artist trying to save money on shipping costs builds the crate himself. …

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Tips for Saving Money on Fine Art Shipping Costs. Part II

For today, people in all types of businesses are looking for all possible ways to save money, and art shipping companies, like ours, are anxious to help. For this reason, we have already given you some useful tips for saving money on the transportation costs in one of our previous articles. However, here are some more practical suggestions that can also …

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Fine Art News

Fine Art Shippers delivers the latest fine art news, headlines, and top stories from the incredible world of art and more in the US and worldwide! So let's see what happened in the last few weeks! Stolen Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat’s painting being in the center of the multi-million divorce settlement was stolen in Paris. According to media reports, this work estimated at $11.3 million (€10 million) was …

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Secure Storage for Art Objects

Works of art are very sensitive to rapid changes in external conditions and, therefore, should always be provided with proper handling. For this reason, there are important rules for storage, packing and crating, as well as for local and international transportation of different artworks, which are strictly observed by Fine Art Shippers. For today, we are ready to offer long- and …

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One of the Latest Van Gogh’s Landscapes Will Lead a NYC Auction

“Landscape under a Stormy Sky” (1888) painted by Vincent Van Gogh in Arles a year before his death is going to lead the Sotheby's New York Impressionist and Modern Art Sale that will be held on 5 November. Another headliner of the upcoming auction will be one of the last Suprematist compositions by Kazimir Malevich that is now stored in …

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Tips for Saving Money on Fine Art Shipping Costs. Part I

These days, in the world of gloomy economic conditions, it's more important than ever to be able to save money any way you can. Moreover, it doesn’t matter where you are on the financial journey, it’s always possible to make your financial life better. At Fine Art Shippers, we understand this situation and try to help our customers by providing …

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Great Giotto in 14 Masterpieces

The Palazzo Reale in Milan has recently represented a large exhibition titled “Giotto, l’Italia. Da Assisi a Milano” that will conclude the semester of Expo 2015. It is truly a significant event held under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic. Even the Vatican Museum has loaned for this exhibition one of its treasures - the “Stefaneschi Triptych” that …

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Do You Know What an Art Shuttle Is?

Making an estimate for each particular shipment, at Fine Art Shippers we always specify the way your treasured possessions will be transported. This means that depending on the destination, the fine art object itself, and surely your wishes and requirements, we can offer you sea or air transportation, subcontracted or exclusive trucking service, as well as an art shuttle. Each …

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