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Tips on Shipping Paintings

If you are planning to ship your precious works of art, the last thing that you want for them is to be ruined during the transportation. No matter whether you are an artist who ships the paintings to a buyer or to a show, or a collector who moves them to a gallery or storage, you always need to know …

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Basic Mistakes Made by People When Packing and Shipping Their Artwork

Packing and crating are very important stages of fine art shipping. However, many people do not follow the basic rules, hoping that nothing will happen to their precious possessions. Unfortunately, they are wrong! So what are the main mistakes made by people when packing and shipping fragile items or any other fine art pieces? 1. They use packaging materials that contain …

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The Most Expensive Fine Art Work Sold at Auction

On May 11, “Women of Algiers (Version O)” or “Les Femmes d'Alger (Version O)” by Pablo Picasso went at Christie's New York for a record 179.365 million dollars. Thus, this painting has become the most expensive fine art work ever sold at auction. The masterpiece, created in 1955, is considered the most significant work of Picasso that belongs to the private art …

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How to Find the Best Place to Display Your Art Collection?

Fine Art Shippers understand like no other that to display and to store each specific art collection can become a real challenge. So let us give you some general guidelines that can help you to make the decision. Firstly, the viewing room should accentuate any work of fine art by its pleasant environment. Thereby, please, pay attention to the following factors: …

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5 Simple Steps to Protect Your Fine Art Collection

Fine Art Shippers being an experienced company in local and international transportation, art storage, as well as in providing packing and crating services can offer several time-tested ways that will keep your precious collection safe and healthy. In fact, these steps are the main basis for any comprehensive program of the collection care. 1. First of all, keep an inventory. You …

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Art Storage as an Integral Part of Fine Arts Services

At Fine Art Shippers, we understand that museums and galleries, art dealers, discerning private art collectors, and some other institutions have unique needs when transporting and storing fine art objects, antiques or other luxury collectibles. In this way, being a proven shipping company we can satisfy all the needs connected with art handling, art packing, and certainly art storage. In …

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Packing and Crating Services

To secure priceless art pieces during transportation, Fine Art Shippers use a variety of modern materials for their packaging. Each of them has a set of properties that help protect the transported object from the influence of heat, cold, moisture, shock, etc. In general, art packing depends on the particular item and the material it is made from, as well as …

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Complexities and Nuances of Piano Moving

Whether it comes to a spinet, a concert grand piano, or an upright piano, each of them is a heavy instrument with large dimensions susceptible to mechanical damage. Some of them can reach a weight of more than half a ton (especially it concerns vintage instruments of the late 19th and early 20th centuries). In order to transport such a demanding …

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Auction Shipping Services

With over two decades of experience in fine art shipping, it’s no wonder that our company has become the most favorable choice of people interested in packing, crating, and shipping anything bought at auction. We have been working with buyers and sellers of art and antiques, furniture, pianos, and other large, valuable, and fragile items purchased at an auction. Providing our services …

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Fine Art Shippers Courier Services – Swift and Secure Transport Solution

Courier services including artwork transportation and handling are among the most important projects of Fine Art Shippers. Every client wants to ensure the maximum safety of his precious works of art and to receive financial guarantees and compensation in case of damage. But the problem is that ordinary courier services or carriers refuse to transport such items or, what is …

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