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Navigating the Art of Shipping: From Frieze London to Your Home

The art world is an intricate tapestry of creativity, culture, and commerce. Events like Frieze London serve as vibrant hubs where artists and collectors converge to celebrate art. But the journey of an artwork doesn’t end at the gallery booth – the delicate and complex task of shipping these artworks to private homes and collections around the world begins. To shed light on this process, ICEFAT – the trade organisation that has developed the first set of fine art shipping and storage standards – has gathered insights from its membership about best practices. Step 1: Select Your Shipper...

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