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“From the outside, the building is an inconspicuous box, from the inside it looks like a fortress…”
As a result of US imposed tariffs on art and antiques, a growing number of international clients are turning to ARCIS as the only Freeport in New York City, the art capital of the world.
Featured in the New York Times article, “Step Inside New York’s Art Fortress”, ARCIS continues to be recognized as the leader in the art storage industry.
ARCIS was once again the Fine Art Storage Sponsor for the New York Fall Fair held at the Park Avenue Armory. TEFAF New York Fall featured 91 of the world’s leading dealers and a full complement of cultural programs making it one of the world’s foremost art events.
Roxanna Zarnegar, ARCIS’ Director of Operations, Training and Development traveled to Monaco for Deloitte’s 12th Art and Finance Conference on 14 October 2019. This year’s conference “New Collector Trends in Art & Finance” included internationally renowned industry speakers and attendees. Roxanna’s contribution the Art & Finance Report 2019 titled “The future of the art world ecosystem: a study of technology, education and growth” can be found on page 177.
Following its digital coverage of ARCIS Art Storage on September 13, 2019, the Times published in print a spread in the Arts & Leisure section of Sunday’s NYT.
ARCIS Executive Director Tom Sapienza traveled to London for the Art Business Conference on Wednesday, September 4th along with Roxanna Zarnegar, Director of Operations, Training and Development, and Mary Parker, Director of Business Strategy and Development. Conference Chair Georgina Adam, Art Market Editor-at-Large for the Art Newspaper and contributor to the Financial Times, opened and closed the day-long conference attended by over 350 art business professionals. Roxanna led the afternoon segment on “Investment in Art Businesses” with Tim Jackson of Walking Ventures, Bernadine Bröcker Wieder of Vastari, and John Derrick from JP Morgan on the dais.
ARCIS is Lead Sponsor for Art Business Conference in London and New York.
Roxanna Zarnegar, Arcis’ Director of Operations, Training and Development, was the keynote speaker for “An Experts Roundtable” hosted by Sotheby’s Art Institute on August 24th at Ewha University in Seoul. Roxanna’s presentation titled “Collection Management in Art World” focused on building, storing, transporting and selling a collection.
ARCIS was once again the Fine Art Storage Sponsor for the New York Spring Fair held at the Park Avenue Armory. TEFAF New York Spring featured 92 of the world’s leading dealers and a full complement of cultural programs making it one of the world’s foremost art events.
On April 23 the International Summit of Collectors in Moscow – Cube. Collectors will be held at Cube headquarters in the Ritz Carlton Moscow. This is the first of what is anticipated to be an annual event for contemporary collectors that focuses on issues of the art market. The forum will bring together Russian and international collectors, experts in the field of contemporary art and representatives of auction houses, museums and gallery owners
ARCIS welcomes Roxanna Zarnegar to management team.
Jennifer Mass, Ph.D. President at SAFA selected ARCIS to move SAFA’s laboratory and team of scientists and art experts because of the facility’s state-of-the-art security, climate-controlled environments and the quality of service ARCIS provides.
ARCIS sponsored the second annual Art Business Conference held in New York on April 9. Over 250 senior art world professionals gathered at the Bohemian National Hall to discuss the key issues in today’s global art market through presentations and panel discussions. The keynote speaker was Edward Dolman, Chief Operating Officer of Phillips.
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ARCIS hosted the membership of the Association of Professional Art Advisors (APAA) for a private tour of Manhattan’s premier 110,000 square foot art storage facility, meeting both short- and long-term storage needs for domestic and foreign property.
A trip to ARCIS, the first federally designated FTZ site for art and cultural property in the U.S. illustrates the behind the scenes logistics of this multi-billion dollar industry.
Arcis joins TEFAF as Fine Art Storage Sponsor for the New York Fall fair held at the Park Avenue Armory. TEFAF New York Fall features the world’s leading dealers of museum-caliber fine and decorative arts from antiquity to 1920. Click here for details.
Arcis is proud to continue as Lead Sponsor for the fifth Art Business Conference in London. The one-day event for senior art market professionals features leading experts and business leaders from around the world.
Arcis is proud to return as lead sponsor for the second Art Business Conference in New York held at 10 on the Park in the Time Warner Center. Experts and business leaders gather to discuss key issues in the international art world today. Click here for details.
Artnet News gets a sneak peek inside ARCIS, a new high-tech art storage facility that would even give 007 problems.
Arcis’s 110,000 sq. ft art-storage facility in New York boasts the latest in high-tech security
The art-storage company Arcis has opened a $50 million warehouse in Harlem – not only is it designed to museum storage standards, and boasts high-tech security systems, but it also bears Foreign-Trade Zone status, the US version of a free-trade zone.
CAYRE Equities is pleased to announce the opening of ARCIS, the first Foreign Trade Zone* specifically built for the storage of cultural property and fine art in the United States
“The soon-to-open ARCIS building….generator runs on natural gas, rather than diesel.”
“ARCIS was singled out as a real innovator….truly being an art world disruptor and breaking a barrier by becoming New York City’s first FTZ for fine art.”
“Historically a nomadic industry, New York’s art world has relocated every few decades.”
ARCIS is proud to be the lead sponsor of the lead sponsor of the Art Business Conference, which takes place on the 1st of September 2016. The one-day event where art market professionals and industry experts explore the key issues affecting the international art market today.
The Van Gogh Museum’s security, climate control, and operational expertise extends to the private sector for the first time.
With some of the city’s best galleries taking residence above 96th Street…
Move over Chelsea and Brooklyn, Harlem is where the art is.
Kevin Lay, Director of Operations for ARCIS was invited to be on a panel for a discussion about protecting the integrity of your fine art collection. 2016’s event will be held at Koninklijke Concertgebouw, in Amsterdam. Click here for event details.
As the first collaboration in the private sector by the museum, The Van Gogh Museum has been a close advisor to the ARCIS team since the site’s pre-planning and design phase, and continues to consult with the ARCIS team on the facility’s sustainable design and development. ARCIS’ facility has greatly benefitted from the attention of both the engineering and consulting museum storage specialists provided by The Van Gogh Museum’s Professional Services. ARCIS has been determined to provide institutions and collectors with the last word in private museum storage. The ARCIS team is planning a grand opening event in early 2017.
On March 5, 2015, ARCIS sponsored Deloitte’s 8th Annual Art & Finance Conference – Art: More Than An Asset Class, during The Armory Show at Piers 92/94 on the west side of Manhattan. Below is a link to an audio recording, featuring highlights from that event.
Left to Right: Tom Sapienza (Executive Director, ARCIS), Vincent Gouverneur (Partner EMEA Investment Management Leader, Deloitte), Gauthier Vincent (Lead Wealth Management Consulting Partner, Deloitte), Adriano Picinati di Torcello (Art & Finance Coordinator, Deloitte)
Click here to read ArtBinder’s coverage about the 2015 Deloitte Art & Finance Conference
Left to Right: David Cohen, Tom Sapienza, Nathan Cayre, Jack Cayre, Ken Cayre, Adriaan Dönszelmann, Ralph Bumbaca, James Coakley, Guido Tebano, Nicholas Diamantis
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