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Why Is the Third Dimension So Important for Shipping Art?

Most art shipping companies often face with the problem associated with the lack of necessary information required for the proper query processing. No matter whether the estimate request comes from the “industry” or “civilian” potential client, in most of the cases it contains just dates, origin and destination, artist and title, medium, length, and height. But what about the depth …

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Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale: Auction Results

On June 24, Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale realized the second highest total for any sale ever held in London - $282.1 million. Thus, the auction house decisively overtook Christie's that had realized “just” $113 million the day before. This Sotheby’s sale was led by Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Gertrud Loew (1902). It was sold for $38.9 million, …

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How to Store Large Sculptures and Delicate Antique Statues?

3D large art pieces, like sculptures and antique statues, have special moving and storage requirements that depend on the material they are made from. However, there are three main things you should take into consideration in any case: art storage space, sturdy containers, and the possibility of climate control. 1. Art storage space. The main rule is to have enough space around any …

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Three Monet Paintings for the Price of Two

The story began last year when Jonathan Green, one of the famous art collectors, art dealer, and director of the Richard Green Gallery in London, bought two magnificent paintings by Claude Monet at an auction in Paris. Some time later he invited Jane McCausland, a leading paper conservator, to remove the tape. What a surprise! To everyone’s admiration, another Monet …

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White Glove Moving and Storage Services

Fine Art Shippers being a professional white glove moving and storage company is ready to provide different kinds of art handling services that will take all the hassle out of do-it-yourself moving. So what are our advantages? 1. We work with fine art objects of any size. Whether you have one of the modern art metal large sculptures or a …

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Art Basel 2015: Famous Names & New Fine Art Trends

Summer, Switzerland, Basel... Such a huge concentration of artists, art collectors, critics, and gallery owners per square meter can be found only at Art Basel! The famous exhibition has just celebrated its 46th anniversary. No wonder that it is called a “Mother” of the world's fine art fairs! This year, the size of the exhibition was impressive: it featured approximately 300 …

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Self-Transportation Tips from Fine Art Shippers

Local transportation of one or several paintings can be accompanied by some logistical obstacles. In this way, to protect the integrity of fine art objects is very important for any art collector. So if you decide to do it yourself without a professional service, the best way to save your artworks is to use a crate. However, if for some …

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George Caleb Bingham’s Exhibition in New York Metropolitan Museum of Art

George Caleb Bingham, one of the major American genre artists of the 19th century, is famous for his wonderful paintings depicting the frontier life along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. On June 17, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York presented the exhibition called “Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River” - that has become the first …

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3 Reasons to Choose Fine Art Shippers

It’s understandable that people who have carefully collected their precious fine art pieces over the years may worry or even feel anxiety while transporting their priceless possessions. In this way, the right choice of the art shipping company is very important! Here three main reasons to entrust such a delicate work to Fine Art Shippers. 1. Professionalism. We can truly boast …

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Magical Portrait by Klimt from the Lost Art Collection

One of the most magical paintings by Gustav Klimt from the lost under the Nazis art collection now will be auctioned at Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on June 24.  The artwork entitled “Portrait of Gertrud Loew,” depicting the 19-year-old daughter of Dr. Anton Loew, a famous Viennese physician, was created in 1902. The well-known painting remained in …

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