Fine Art
and
Rarities

full range of logistics services

  • Secured “nail to nail” shipping

  • Fine art insurance arranged through in-house insurance broker

  • Customs brokerage

Fine Art Storage

Storage of fine art and rarities at one of our specially designed secure facilities ensure rare artifacts are fully protected. Malca-Amit's state of the art security systems, around the clock physical surveillance and specially trained professionals provide total security.

Custom made
protection

Designated facilities also offer protection tailored for fine art, rare objects, luxury items and other collectibles, which includes:

  • Integrated fire suppression system

  • Climate and humidity controls

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 Logistical and storage services for fine art and rarities

Why
malca amit?

The global art market does not have a global, secure, nail-to-nail solution for shipping, handling and storing fine art. It is a fragmented service delivery platform comprising thousands of logistics companies and a sub-contracted network internationally. Malca-Amit Fine Art (MAFA) aims to deliver a more efficient service delivery for international clients founded on the following principles:

In-house services and expertise to create simplicity for clients

Trust and relationships

Cost efficiencies

Multiple service lines – MA Express providing clients with a low-cost shipping solution

Best practice

Malca-Amit benefits for fine art and rarities

unique
capabilities

Global network

With over 40 offices and operational facilities around the wold Malca-Amit is able to provide a real Nail to Nail service. Internal communication leads to significant advantages in efficiency, reliability and cost saving, over the agent network based industry norm.

Freight forwarder

Malca-Amit is an experienced internationalFreight forwarder and can process in-houseall customs clearances and permits both atorigin and destination. This also leads to speed,efficiency and cost saving.

Relationships with the airlines

Thanks to our longstanding global business, Malca-Amit is able to provide constant oversight and low freight rates.

24 hour Global monitoring HQ

With direct link to the airlines, and following real time freight movements. This provides security peace of mind but also contingency planning in the event of unforeseen airline changes at any time of day or night, anywhere in the world.

Fine art storage Vaults

Owned and controlled by Malca-Amit, with the highest specification security, environmental controls and warehouse managements. Our vaults are located in key fine art hubs and free ports around the world

Operational staff

Our professionals handle the artworks exceeding industry standards. At Malca-Amit at each international location it staffed will personnel with extensive industry experience and background

In-house Insurance broker

Based on assessment of value and fragility, with professional packing and full liability, we are able to transport artworks door to door at very competitive rates.

MA Express service

MAEX utilises our Fedex network to provide a low cost solution with four liability coverage on door to door shipments at competitive rates.

Malca-Amit Unique Capabilities for fine art and rarities

our team

Augusto Marin

Fine Art Manager, NY/East Coast

+1 347 206 2423

augusto.nyc@malca-amit.com

Augusto has over 20 years industry experience. Having worked closely with Sotheby’s for 12 years and a certified registrar, Augusto is a skilled fine art technician and installer. He has worked in all capacities on large scale projects including the Alfred Taubman estate sales, the NY Armory show, the transportation, pacing and installation of many Koons studio projects like the record-setting “red-heart pendant” sale and the “Gazing balls” collection. Augusto is also a conservation art framing specialist with rigging experience.

Joe McKee

Fine Art Manager, LA

+1 310 403 9064

Joe.lax@malca-amit.com

Joe McKee has been forging his path in the art world for 15 years. He earned his Diploma in Arts Management in Perth, Western Australia in 2003 before being whisked away by the music industry for much of the 2000’s. In 2013 he co-founded MAMA gallery in Los Angeles, which showcased emerging and established artists side by side in LA’s Art’s District. He then went onto manage one of LA’s leading art handling companies from 2016 before joining the Malca-Amit Fine Art team in early 2019. Joe has accrued a wealth of knowledge in secure fine art logistics and has become a trusted member of the L.A. arts community among collectors, gallerists and artists alike.

Tommy Chan

Director, Fine Art Division (Malca-Amit, Hong Kong)

Tommy has joined our team since 2019 as the director of Fine Art division. He is leading the Fine Art team in Hong Kong and formulating the business development strategies in the market sectors of high net-worth individuals, galleries, museums and auction houses as well as multinational corporations.

Tommy has over 14 years’ experience in the Fine Art Market of Hong Kong & Greater China, who successfully started up the Fine Art division with limited resources and maintained a substantial profit margin in the previous multinational logistic leading firm.

Tommy Peters

Fine Art Manager UK

+44 7710 089420

Tommy.Peters@malca-amit.com

Tommy has been a Fine Art Handler since starting his career in Los Angeles in 2008. He has gone on to manage the installation of some of the world’s most valuable pieces, working with high profile collectors and galleries Internationally. Joining Malca-Amit Fine Art in 2019 as Fine Art Manager UK, he is now based in London.

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sponsorship

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