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 artefacts 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 collectables, which includes:

  • Non-liquid fire suppression

  • 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

of over 40 offices and operational facilities which allow for 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

Based on long standing global business. This provides significantly lower freight rates and leverage with the booking and control of the shipments.

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, withhighest specification security, environmentalcontrols and warehouse managements, ourvaults are located in key fine art hubs andFreeports around the world

Operational staff

For handling and packing/ crating of artworks. At each international location the staff will have extensive industry experience and background

In-house Insurance broker

Underwritten by Lloyd’s of London. Weoffer full liability on shipping and storageat significantly below market rate. MAFA isproud to state we have had no claims since2016, however in the event of a claim our inhousebroker ensures a speedy resolution forour clients.

MA Express service

MAEX utilises our Fedex network to providea low cost shipping solution. Based onassessment of value and fragility, withprofessional packing and full liability, we areable to transport artworks door to door atvery 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.

Daniel Pyett

Fine Art Manager, Asia

+852 6376 5030

daniel.pyett@malca-amit.com

Daniel joined Malca-Amit in 2017 after 6 years heading up operations and warehouse management for a leading fine art transport company in Asia.Daniel has worked for renowned museums and fine art shipping companies throughout his 24-year career, including Tate and Hayward Gallery, as well as high level commercial galleries before relocating to Hong Kong in 2012. His in-depth knowledge of handling and packing artworks, installation and art logistics has ensured Daniel has become a trusted expert for art and luxury clients around the world.

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.

Samantha Clark

Director, Fine Art Division, Malca-Amit

+44 7702 559640

samantha.clark@malca-amit.com

Samantha has 23 years’ experience in the global art market. Starting as an Exhibition Organiser at the Royal Academy of Arts in 1995, Samantha continued to work in and for museums and galleries in the UK and internationally for 16 years. This experience was transferred into the fine art logistics business in 2011. The combination of organising blockbuster loan exhibitions and appointing fine art agents globally, with an extensive experience in art/luxury logistics, has given Samantha an expansive and personal understanding of the challenges of the safe and secure movement and storage of art. Samantha has built close relationships with museums, galleries, auction houses and individual collectors who entrust Malca-Amit Fine Art with their most valuable and irreplaceable artefacts.

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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