Kasum Contemporary Fine Art, Inc. Oklahoma City, OK, United States

Contact: inquiry@kasumcontemporary.com

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Installation

Our teams of highly experienced art handlers provide professional art installation services to museums, galleries, private, and commercial clients. Our teams have exceptional technical experience and are routinely called upon to manage a diverse range of installation projects. Kasum Contemporary has the expertise to provide safe and efficient solutions to any rigging challenges.  Our staff has the skills and experience to safely move multi-part sculptures, over-sized paintings, and many other types of artwork to a wide variety of sites; both indoor and outdoor. Some larger projects may call forward the need for project management. Our working style is collaborative in nature; as we bring our expertise and resources to your project, coordinating our skills with your needs and vision. We will work together with you from the planning stages through implementation and completion of your project.

Maintenance

Kasum Contemporary maintains a vast network of conservation professionals that stand ready to provide a full range of services. The conservation staff, in out network, abide by the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of Conservation and are members of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC).

Available Services Include:

Relocation and Crating 

Getting art safely from point A to point B starts with quality packing and creating. Your collections are unique and demand specialized care. Our trained professionals construct customized crating systems and offer packing services that will provide exceptional protection for your objects. Our experienced staff will ensure that your precious objects are packed in the most secure manner possible; from the coordination of the crate production to the packing of any object or collection we provide customized solutions for every client. From the highest quality museum crate, to the most economical one-way crate, Kasum Contemporary offers a complete range of packing options including ISPM 15 certified wood crate options.

Kasum Contemporary features a network of logistic, art handling and creating services to manage jobs of all sizes. We can provide you with full service global art shipping and logistics coordination. From cargo screening, to courier coordination, and air freight we make it easy for you to ship your artwork and antiquities to any location around the world. We also book personal shuttle services between major art markets and can organize Exclusive Use transport services perfect for traveling exhibitions, private collections, and high value items. Our exclusive use service can be utilized by clients on a local, regional, and national level. With Exclusive Use trucks, comfortable courier seating, and an optional ride along security detail, clients have complete control of the scheduling and routing of their artwork.

  • On-site or in-laboratory conservation treatment of paintings (from easels to murals), frames, sculpture, works of art on paper, documents, photographs, and textiles.

  • Site visits, surveys, condition reporting, and assessments.

  • Conservation treatment for display, exhibitions, and storage.

  • Collection registration, digital inventory, and storage planning.

  • Fiber ID, pigment ID, and paint cross-section analysis.

  • High resolution and quality catalog photography and image editing.

  • Multispectral/technical imaging including infrared, ultraviolet, and photomicrography.

  • Conservation couriers, outgoing and incoming condition reporting.

  • Project management for conservation-related projects including exhibitions and collection moves, interdisciplinary and special projects.

  • Conservation-supervised de-installation, rigging, and installation of monumental works or art.

  • Exhibition maintenance including wall plaques and labels.

  • Recommendations for safe storage and rehousing of collections.