What yacht crew should know about caring for art on yachts. Q&A with Bellissima Luxury & Fine Art Services.
Q. Art is a huge part of the personalization of a yacht, from paintings to sculptures to the furniture and even the carpet. What one or two key things should crew know about the “art” onboard a yacht? A. We use the phrase “care, custody and control” a lot. With that in mind, the most […]
Moving Into a New Condominium 1. Plan Ahead Create a Move-In Timeline. This should include things such as deliveries of new appliances, furniture, art installation, etc. Make a floor plan of where your larger belongings are going to be placed, including furniture, electronics, and art! 2. Get Familiar with the Logistics Is there parking for […]
Provenance: What It Is and Why It Matters. From the French word, provenir, meaning “to come from,” provenance is the chronology of the ownership, custody, or location of an object. Provenance is the documentation used to authenticate a particular art piece. These documents are used in general to establish authenticity, ownership, and value. In addition, provenance documentation can […]
What Yacht Crew Should Know About Caring for Art on Yachts Q&A with Bellissima Luxury & Fine Art Services Q. Art is a huge part of the personalization of a yacht, from paintings to sculptures to the furniture and even the carpet. What one or two key things should crew know about the “art” onboard […]
On August 5, 2020 Colorado State University (CSU) released its revised long-term Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast, raising the number of storms and hurricanes it expects for the 2020 season. The season was upgraded to “Extremely Active”. https://www.news4jax.com/weather/2020/08/05/csu-now-predicts-24-named-storms-this-hurricane-season/ What this means: The increased activity means that South Floridians must be prepared now! There have already been […]
Going to Miami for Art Basel week can be a lot to embrace and can be somewhat confusing for first-timers. Art Basel is a for-profit, privately owned and managed international art fair staged annually in Basel (Switzerland), Miami Beach, and Hong Kong, selling established and emerging artists. In South Florida, it is held at the […]
It’s your home away from home in the water — Your Yacht. It’s the place where you escape, unwind and set sail for adventures. But what is it that will make your yacht feel more like home while setting it apart from every other boat afloat? Your collection of beautiful artwork. Filling your yacht with the […]
Seven Things You’ll Need to Know Before Choosing Your Fine Art Services Facility Finding an appropriate fine art services facility for high-value art is quite different than finding a storage facility that stores seasonal items or everyday household objects. Art requires a level of care beyond what a typical self-storage facility provides. Finding a facility […]
Protecting Art Before & After A Hurricane Documenting, securing, and protecting art before & after a hurricane is important, especially if an insurance claim is necessary after the storm. The tips below will not only keep your art as safe as possible but will also show your insurance company you were not negligent, should a claim […]
Sixty Tips in 60 Days: Learn to Safeguard Your Valuable Art During Hurricane Season Over the last 60 days leading up to the 2018 Hurricane Season, we’ve been Counting Down With Confidence, with one of sixty hurricane preparation tips to safeguard your valuable art during hurricane season, being posted each day. Now that this countdown […]
Post-Hurricane Preparation – Preparing Your Home/Family for A Hurricane – Part 3 What we do post-hurricane is equally as important as how we prepare pre-hurricane, to help us get back to normal, daily life. The following are tips to help you, not only during the storm but also, after the storm to help get things […]
Florida Hurricane Tax Incentive The 2018 Hurricane Season begins this week and the Florida Department of Revenue is providing a tax incentive to help you prepare. Between June 1st to June 7th, certain hurricane supplies may be purchased tax-free. During this time, the items listed below will be exempt from sales tax. The following is an overview […]
I used Bellissima to pack, store and move our artwork, lamps and collectibles. I had heard they were great from other customers, but they were more than "great", they were wonderful. They are careful, responsive, dedicated and professional. I would highly, highly...
Bellissima did a great job with our out-of-stare packing/shipping needs. They were extremely flexible and fit us into a tight window of time. Very easy to work from afar. thank you!
Bellissima is the only team I trust with my fine art transportation and storage. They packed all my artwork carefully and efficiently. Susan was so kind and courteous and her team was on-time and incredibly reliable. If you have fine art that...