MAC’s traveling exhibition is the first major exhibition featuring the great Leonard Cohen. It includes drawings by Cohen, covers of Cohen’s songs by other artists as well as commissioned works by international artists inspired by the Montreal singer/songwriter’s legacy.
RBA shipped the 39 crates comprising the exhibition from The Jewish Museum of New York to Copenhagen, Denmark.
RBA was chosen to handle the collection, crating, export and later return import of Christian Marclay artworks loaned by New York lenders for this exhibition of his work at MACBA in Spain.
"Composition" focused on Marclay's fascination with sound and how it can be "manifested visually" through varying disciplines and media.
This exhibition brought together artworks and artifacts from prehistory to contemporary times.
RBA shipped the New York loans from multiple lenders in the area to Paris and then returned them to their lenders upon completion of the exhibition.
New York, New York
Thought to have been destroyed during the Holocaust, RBA assisted with the hand carry of ten historic documents from Lithuania to New York.
Newark, New Jersey
This recent exhibition, "Royals & Regalia: Inside the Palaces of Nigeria’s Monarchs", featured 40 near life-size portraits of Nigeria’s regional rulers by Nigerian photographer George Osodi. RBA arranged the collection of all portraits from two locations outside London, shipped them to New York, and delivered them to the Newark Museum.
"Michelangelo and Versilia" was a recent exhibition presented by the Italian Consulate, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, and the four cities comprising the Medicean Versilia - Pietrasanta, Seravezza, Forte dei Marmi, and Stazzema.
RBA facilitated customs clearance and transportation of the Michelangelo drawings to and from the Institute.
This exhibition featured eight of Andy's 600 time capsules made from 1974 until his death in 1987. They are filled with objects from his daily life and are considered modern day cabinets of curiosity.
RBA had the pleasure of organizing the transportation of these works from the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh to the Musee d'Art Contemporain in Marseilles.
New York, NY
This 2014 exhibition revisited and expanded upon the 1966 Jewish Museum exhibition, "Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors," the first museum survey of Minimalism.
RBA coordinated the logistics for all the international loans and provided interim storage in our secure facility.
Accepting a challenge of almost “Mission Impossible” proportions, RBA succeeded in helping Spain export a treasure trove of antique coins, weighing 17 tons and valued at $500,000,000 from a storage facility in Florida to Madrid.
With cooperation and assistance from both the United States and Spanish Air Forces, RBA supervised inventorying, packing, and transport of the cargo salvaged from the vessel, Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes, for its final journey home.
Sponsored by BNY Mellon and organized by the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, the largest touring exhibition of Andy Warhol's Pop Art opened in Singapore on March 17, 2012 and continued on to Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Tokyo.
RBA was selected to coordinate the shipping of this exhibition in addition to aiding with the selection of venues.
Beacon, New York
RBA is enormously pleased to have been the principal transport company for the acclaimed exhibition Blinky Palermo: Retrospective 1964–1977.
RBA coordinated the logistics for all the international loans from several major museums and lenders in Germany and Switzerland. These loans were accompanied by several couriers and required the highest level of care and handling.
RBA managed the packing and shipping of dresses once belonging to the late Princess Diana of Wales. Transported from London's Kensington Palace to Orlando, FL, the dresses were hand-carried aboard British Airways by Racine Berkow. An additional cargo shipment containing gowns designed by Catherine Walker Studio was returned to the designer’s atelier in London.
RBA also handled the transportation of the dresses as they traveled around the United States.