BMS Art provides comprehensive appraisal and consulting services to wealth managers, attorneys, insurance companies and the art collectors they serve. We protect the physical and financial aspects of art collections and personal property through valuation, risk management and personalized advisory.
With expertise in fine art, decorative art, furniture, and collectibles, we customize processes and teams suited to each engagement and offer fiduciary assurance.
A rare selection of important works by Bill Traylor is currently available exclusively through BMS Art. Contact us for availability and pricing.
We recently negotiated the sale and gift of six Bill Traylor masterworks to the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
BMS Art is USPAP certified. We are also a preferred provider for Chubb's Masterpiece Protection Network and AXA Art.
BMS Art is proud to announce the sale and gift of masterpieces by Bill Traylor to the Smithsonian American Art Museum from the Collection of Judy Saslow. Each represents key themes and characters that recur in Traylor’s work, and doubles the museum’s holdings by the self-taught American artist. This important acquisition includes the early “Untitled Continue Reading
Printed images are everywhere, from the Toulouse-Lautrec lithographs hanging in the Art Institute of Chicago, to the new media images on exhibition at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, to photographs and editions on display in collector’s homes. Understanding how fragile these works are and noticing the variety of framing techniques being used by museums, Continue Reading
As the people of Mexico brace for the strongest hurricane on record, I thought it might be a good time to review windstorm facts and preparedness strategies for art collections. Even though the actual disaster will not hit the shores of the US, a storm like this can send torrential rains into the Southern states, Continue Reading