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Ex-Sotheby’s Chairman’s Collection Will Be Auctioned in November

The autumn auction season 2015 will be hot! Christie's has announced its intention to sell Modigliani's masterpiece from a “Reclining Nude” series for $100 million. At the same time, its eternal competitor Sotheby's is going to sell the remarkable collection of its principal owner and ex-chairman A. Alfred Taubman, who passed away this spring at the age of 91. In this …

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Professional Transportation of World Famous Masterpieces

Every exhibition is always associated with local or international transportation of museum items. This process usually remains in the shadows and is not visible to the visitors. However, it plays an important or even a major role in the exhibition organization and eventually allows art lovers to admire priceless paintings and sculptures. We can talk endlessly about the beauty of …

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European Museums and Their New Treasures

The Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts in Lausanne has recently received an unbelievable gift from an anonymous donor – a unique and rare sculpture by Auguste Rodin. At the same time, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is going to buy two portraits by Rembrandt from the art collection of the Rothschilds in Paris. France is indignant, but a sum of $185 million …

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Fine Art News

Fine Art Shippers are happy to share with you the latest fine art news and current events taking place in the world right now! Here goes! German artists will provide accommodation for homeless people The Fiftyfifty charity project aimed to provide accommodation for people who are forced to live on the streets will start on 3 November in Dusseldorf. The exhibition preceding the …

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What Is Common Between Munch and Van Gogh?

Two great artists, Edvard Munch and Vincent Van Gogh, were contemporaries, but they had never met. Both of them were obsessed with art, and their lives were full of tragic events. This year, for the first time in history, the iconic artists appear together in a dual exhibition that explores the parallels in the work and life of two geniuses. …

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Christie’s Hopes to Sell Modigliani’s Masterpiece for $100 Million

Amedeo Modigliani’s painting from a famous series “Reclining Nude (Nu couché)” will become a centrepiece of Christie's New York Evening Sale of 20th Century Art that will be held on 9 November under the theme “The Artist’s Muse.” The price for this masterpiece created in 1917 - 1918 by one of the brightest representatives of the Expressionism Art movement is …

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The World of Toulouse-Lautrec Through a Lens

Paris’s Montmartre with its alluring charm and romantic atmosphere is exactly the place that is fully reflected in the world of Toulouse-Lautrec’s paintings. This year, one of the prominent Swiss museums, the Museum of Fine Arts Bern also known as the Kunstmuseum Bern, puts on display the works by this world-famous French artist for the first time. Moreover, Toulouse-Lautrec's paintings, …

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Museum Logistics

Fine Art Shippers offer a complete service in the sphere of museum logistics including local and international transportation, packing and crating, as well as storage of an entire art collection or just a single artwork. What’s more, we provide museums with tailor-made concepts from handling of a whole exhibition to transport of unique artifacts with courier support. Besides, we specialize in …

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Tips on Shipping Fine Art and Antiques

Shipping fine art and antiques, especially when it comes to the priceless family artifact that has been passed through generations for years, always requires a special approach. That is why such a complicated and laborious process should be entrusted to only a proven moving company that specializes in the transportation of very fragile and delicate items. At Fine Art Shippers, we …

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How to Choose Vintage Furniture & Home Decor?

You have probably noticed that more and more people today prefer antique furniture pieces in addition to trendy and modern ones or even instead of them. There is actually nothing surprising about this as things imbued with the spirit of time and history can adorn any home. Moreover, such items that are also considered fine art objects were made by hand, and, …

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