Shipping a Banksy – MyArtBroker guest blog

Every year Flight Logistics ship precious artwork around the country and around the world – literally anything from classic masterpieces by Picasso to contemporary artwork from names such as Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst.

MyArtBroker has long trusted Flight Logistics to safely deliver and collect artwork being bought and sold by collectors and dealers every day.

Shipping artwork is a specialised process, requiring the utmost care and attention to detail. Once a sale is confirmed through MyArtBroker the Flight team collect the Banksy artwork from the seller, very often dedicated Banksy collectors, but sometimes a lucky fan who bought a piece some years ago for a few hundred pounds and is now able to sell for five or ten times that amount – sometimes even more depending on rarity value and signature!


MyArtBroker authenticate the artwork before Flight Logistics collect, so that the buyer knows for certain the Banksy they receive is genuine. Without a Certificate of Authenticity (COA) insurance companies will not offer the appropriate cover without proven legacy and smart buyers no longer buy art without provenance due to the large number of very good fake artworks in the market.

Using specially developed packing techniques and materials, creating bespoke crates or A frames (depending on the size and nature of the piece) and managing the complexities of export and import paperwork from origination to destination, Flight Logistics facilitates a smooth transit from seller to buyer ensuring the precious cargo arrives in one piece, ready to take pride of place in its new home.


Jan 2017


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