NEW YORK, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Scientific Analysis of Fine Art, LLC (SAFA) is moving its cutting-edge scientific imaging and analysis laboratory to ARCIS Fine Art + Collection Care, New York's premier art storage and logistics facility, in April 2019. SAFA provides high-level scientific expertise to private clients within the global fine arts community.
SAFA was founded in 2007 to answer critical questions about authentication, attribution, provenance, state of preservation, and mechanisms of degradation in works of art. SAFA's clientele in the U.S. and Europe includes leading international art law firms, auction houses, insurance firms, collectors, galleries, conservation firms, and museums. SAFA's new facility at ARCIS will include capabilities for the examination and analysis of historical and contemporary paintings and sculpture, antiquities, and decorative arts.
Jennifer Mass, Ph.D., President at SAFA, states, "We are thrilled to bring our internationally renowned team of scientists and art experts to ARCIS. Engineered to museum-level specifications, with state-of-the art security, climate-controlled environments, and on-site art handlers, ARCIS is an ideal facility for the examination and storage of artworks. ARCIS' Manhattan location provides a high level of convenience for clients throughout New York and globally."
Tom Sapienza, ARCIS' Executive Director, said, "Jennifer Mass and the SAFA group are the perfect complement to ARCIS' technologically advanced and environmentally sustainable facility. ARCIS's status as the United States' first and only purpose-built Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) for fine art and cultural property uniquely situates us to serve the global art market together."
With over twenty years of leadership in the scientific study of works of art, hundreds of scholarly publications and invited lectures, and an international reputation as an expert in artists' pigments and their chemical and changes over time, Dr. Mass and her team are uniquely positioned to address the scientific analysis of artists' materials and techniques.
For more information on SAFA, please see scienceforfineart.com or email contact(at)scienceforfineart.com.
For more information on ARCIS, please see arcisartstorage.com.
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