Services overview presently provides the following services for Contemporary Fine Art:

  • Handling all media and art programs, offering quality and personalized service
  • Serves corporations, businesses, medical, municipal and private individuals
  • Handles all media of contemporary art, both abstract and representational
  • Sales range from fine art prints, originals to sculptures of all scales and prices
  • Specializes in site specific commissions for hard to find pieces
  • Curates and produces exhibitions
  • Assists with other art related services: framing, appraisals, restoration, shipping
  • Appraisers & Consultants for Fine & Decorative Art
  • Professional appraisals for Fine & Decorative Art since 1990
  • Serving international collectors, museums and historical societies, the corporate world and artists
  • Appraisals for insurance, estate and tax planning, charitable contributions, damage and loss specialists, equitable distribution, matrimonial purposes, sale and purchase
  • Collection advice and planning
  • Experienced expert witness testimony, litigation support, trial preparation, fraud investigation
  • Appraisal methodology and review specialists
  • Expert speakers available




International Fine Art Transport

We have been arranging for shipping of fine arts since 1992. As a global freight forwarder and licensed customs broker specializing in fine arts, antiques, and museum exhibitions. Our group provides museum-quality fine art transport and handling services for museums, galleries, institutions and the discerning collector.

Mehdi Adilipour With over 20 years of experience specializes in the appraisal of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary works of fine art, in all media. Among the types of appraisals we most often prepare are: replacement cost value appraisals for insurance purpose; and fair market value appraisals for both charitable contributions and estate purposes. Each of our appraisal reports is thoroughly researched and complies with the standards set forth in the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice of the Appraisal Foundation and by the Appraisers Association.

Full Service appraisals of photographs for insurance, estate and donation purposes.


Art Insurance

Our Expertise: We insure objects in every active area of serious collecting, from paintings, drawings and sculpture to rare stamps, antique furnishings and vintage vehicles. Our 35 full-time art historians around the world are augmented by an extensive network of renowned curators, appraisers, conservators, shippers and handlers, and tax consultants.

Our Clients: Through our brokers we serve a wide range of individuals, from first-time purchasers to the world’s most respected collectors, as well as museums, galleries, corporations and public exhibitions. We have offices in New York (our headquarters), Beverly Hills, Chicago and Dallas, and sister offices in Brussels, Cologne, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich.



Contemporary Artists Services:

Vancoart, founded in 1990 by Mehdi adilipour, is one of the few curators, specializing in career development of visual artists. We advise artists on all matters related to business, exhibitions, and marketing. Vancoart expanded its consulting services to represent selected artists in its two public exhibition spaces. By familiarizing galleries, museums, collectors, critics, and curators with the work of emerging, mid-career, and established artists, artists have participated in over 35 exhibitions, nationally and internationally.


Collectors Services

Since 1990, we have been assisting individual collectors and corporate clients catalog and evaluate signature fine art collections. All art appraisals are prepared, in accordance with the Uniform Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), for insurance, tax donation, and estate planning purposes. We also design and develop collection management systems to manage small to medium sized fine art collections and libraries.

Employing professional industry standards, Vancoart, Fine Art strives to tailor a personalized set of services that suits the needs of each client.


VANCOART Fine Art Services

With over 21 years’ experience in the business of fine art, vancoart offers a variety of services to the discerning collector: Collections Management including research, curatorial, acquisition/dispersal, registration, packing/transportation, framing, conservation/restoration, installation, lighting, exhibition loan agreements, maintenance, catalogues, appraisals for insurance, charitable donations and estates.