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Job Summary

A prestigious Art organisation in New York are looking for a Lead Art Technician, to join their talented team.

This individual will ideally have expertise in the safe storage, handling, transportation and installation of 20th Century & Contemporary Art such as sculptures, fine art and 3D Works.


  • Responsible for the handling, packing and storage of sculptures, paintings and photography.  
  • Installation and de-installations within the galleries, client’s properties or at exhibitions.
  • Ensure the database is kept accurate and up to date, that artworks are catalogued, and all documentation is completed.
  • Provide training in Contemporary Art handling and installation and lead complex installations, preparation for exhibition as well as framing artworks.
  • Ensure that all packing and transportation of fine art is carried out in a safe and timely manner, liaising regularly with the logistics and packing team.
  • Communicate professionally with all clients within the warehouse and represent the company at installs and exhibitions.
  • Carry out health and safety checks and maintain the upmost level of security.

Experience required:

  • Previous experience in an Art Handling/Technician role for a Gallery, Auction House or Art Logistics company.
  • Art packing and hanging experience and the ability to deal with complex installations.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work professionally internally and externally.
  • Experience leading a team of Art Handlers is beneficial.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when required.

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Job Summary

Reference: 12904

Location: New York, United States

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 09 Sep 2021