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How to Protect Your Private Art Collection: Top Risks For Art Collectors and How to Mitigate Them.

Preserving your art collection takes planning, education, consistent awareness of risks which could damage the collection, and not to be underestimated: common sense.  Incorporating disaster planning and simple conservation methods into collection care are the keys to preserving your property, avoiding costly losses, and helping to protect your investment. While  …

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Online art market sales reach $4.22 billion – up 12%

A slower pace of growth as new challenges and opportunities emerge    The sixth annual Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, published today, reveals an online art market worth an estimated $4.22 billion – up 12% in 12 months. While still a solid year on year increase, this was lower than the …

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Top tips for disaster preparation for your art collection

When extreme weather strikes, a disaster preparedness plan can help art collectors protect their artwork By Anne Rappa, senior vice president, Huntington T. Block In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, an art dealer sat alone in the basement of his art gallery space pulling artwork out of dirty Hudson River …

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AXA Art forms partnership with Collectrium

AXA Art will offer collection management company’s Collectrium services to its clients. The service will be rolled out over two years and then offered as a discount to clients. Collectrium will allow AXA Art’s clients to manage confidential art collection data, upload images and other information; and benchmark their collections …

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Partnership between Hiscox and Collectrium

Insurance specialist Hiscox announced on 14 January 2016 the setting up of a partnership with the collection-management platform Collectrium. This partnership will offer Hiscox clients the services of Collectrium – a dematerialised tool for organising and valuating collections — with the aim of reducing the inherent risks of art collection. According …

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Insurance and Liability in the art world

Fred Weijgertse, Managing Director of the world’s first integrated international fine art logistics company, Crown Fine Art, talks to Private Art Investor about why liability and insurance is a growing issue in the transportation of fine art. How does liability and insurance risk tie into what Crown Fine Art are …

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AXA Strategic Ventures invests in Art2M

AXA Strategic Ventures has invested 500,000€ in Art2M, a start-up art and connected objects company for investors and artists. The investment will help Art2M develop their overseas presence in the United States and China. Anne-Cécile Worms, CEO of Art2M said: “This investment will allow Art2M to develop its portfolio of exclusive …

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Insurance and globalisation: an interview with Alexandre de Lisle, director at Eeckman Art & Insurance

Eeckman Art & Insurance is a brokerage and insurance firm specialized in works of art. Present in Belgium, France and Switzerland, it is recognized by the insurance companies and international art experts. Art Media Agency went to meet Swiss-French director Alexandre de Lisle. How did you arrive at Eeckman? I …

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How secure is your art piece?

How secure is your art piece? Investment portfolios may fluctuate, but an investment in fine art has never been more of a calculated investment. However, protecting that asset has also become more of a challenge, despite vast improvements in security systems and techniques. A change in how we regard asset …

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Free E-Magazine adds tips for art collectors

Chubb Personal Insurance has added a new section to its Accent by Chubb lifestyle e-magazine to provide clients and the general public with timely articles on buying, selling and protecting art, antiques, jewellery, classic cars and other collectibles. “By broadening the content available through our popular e-magazine, Chubb is now able to share …

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