The business of buying and selling art involves very specific risks – which can change even from hour to hour as the work is installed, de-installed, handled and shipped worldwide.
We understand that art galleries and dealers need an insurance provider who is easy to communicate with, and can respond swiftly and flexibly.
La Playa Fine Art can help with:
Private or public, profit or non-profit, and whatever medium is your forte – we will support you with expert advice and specialist cover so that when crunch time comes, your claim is paid.
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"Having dealt with several insurers, I am pleasantly amazed by the speed and efficiency of La Playa`s work!”
“La Playa: Insurance with Intelligence. Passionate. Discerning. Independent.”
Our in-depth understanding of the unique risk exposures in the art world means we speak your language - and we can save you time and hassle in the event of a claim. Our expertise is backed up with efficient and highly personal service and our wealth of experience spans over 50 years..
Whatever your specialism, we’ll take a creative and innovative approach to structuring your Fine Arts insurance programme and select for you an insurer who demonstrates understanding and experience of your field. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you manage your risks and make good decisions to protect your organization or collection.
At La Playa, we’re passionate about the arts and creative industries – many of us are practitioners and active consumers; in fact, La Playa founded the first ever corporate art collective.
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Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities
As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information
A discreet and complimentary appraisal* to assess the risks and ensure you have the right coverage where you need it
An independent market review - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions
Careful monitoring of the carriers’ financial strength, claims and customer service
An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and why
Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analyzed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisers have a deep working knowledge of these policies
*subject to insurer availability
An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes, liabilities and territories
Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down
A dedicated adviser so you can speak to the same person each time.
Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisers and suppliers
Direct phone and email access to your adviser for questions and advice.
Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember
An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running, and driving through a swift financial settlement