You have spent years building an art collection which reflects who you are? Or maybe you own antiques passed down from previous  generations? Then our specialist Fine Art insurance is for you.

At Brookfield we understand what it means to be a collector. Artworks are bought far from home. Antiques might need to a restorer. Values can be difficult to determine. Our cover provides the peace of mind you need to enjoy owning your fine art, antiques and collectibles.

By listening to our customers, our cover has developed and adapted to provide the protection that the owners of art need and have come to expect. Unlike many insurance companies, our aim is not to offer all types of insurance for all types of customers. Instead, we focus on areas where we are specialists and which require specific expertise and service.We speak to all our customers and take as long as necessary time to understand your needs in order to structure an art insurance that lives up to your expectation.

Highlights

  • All Risks cover – always

  • No deductible

  • Transports covered worldwide – as standard

  • Cover for newly-purchased items – as standard

  • Depreciation cover – as standard

  • Agreed values

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Which items can be insured by Brookfield’s Fine Art insurance ?

Any item whose value is a function of age, style, artistic merit or collectible nature. We also include musical instruments, historical books, wine or modern designer furniture in our broad definition of fine art, antique and collectibles.

Specialist claims handling

We manage fine art claims on a daily basis, so we know that there is not a single solution to obtain a successful outcome.  It starts with having the appropriate conditions, and also relies on expertise, a broad network of specialists within the art world and importantly on listening to our customers’ specific circumstances.

Agreed value – individual item values can be agreed when the cover is taken out. No more discussion when a claim occurs.

Depreciation cover as standard – if an item is damaged it will not just be repaired, the cover also automatically includes payment for the loss of market value following repair or restoration.

Wider cover – all protection provided on an “all risks” basis up to the full amount insured. This means your cover is not limited to damage caused only by water, fire or theft.

Claims example: Our client’s cleaner inadvertently knocked a fragile sculpture over when dusting it down. It could unfortunately not be repaired. As the item was part of a set, the value of the remaining item was greatly diminished. We paid the full value of the pair of sculptures, as our client chose not to keep the single remaining item.

Cover for transport and newly acquired items

Your items are covered anywhere in the world, even when on loan or in the care of transporters, restorers or auction houses. And if you purchase a new item, it is automatically added to your policy from when you buy it – just tell us within 60 days.

Claims example: Whilst transporting his newly-acquired painting home from the auction-house, our client accidentally caused a tear in the canvas. With our “new acquisitions” cover, the picture was already insured – despite not having been added to the policy, and we paid the restoration costs as well as the resulting loss in market value.

Testimonials

    • We recently bought a new piece for our collection from a gallery we met at an art fair. It was very convenient to know that it was immediately and automatically added to our policy. Not to mention that we saved a material amount by not having to buy insurance from the transport company!
      Private Art Collector
  • Many items in our collection are rare or even unique. Being able to agree upfront the amount we would receive in compensation for was a key benefit for us.
    Private Art Collector

Art insurance partner

In addition to insuring fine art collectors, we also cooperate with many of Scandinavia’s leading art dealers, galleries and auction houses. We are also the long-standing Art Insurance Partner of Market Art Fair in Stockholm and Chart Art Fair in Denmark.

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