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SERVICES

Fine Art Storage

Helutrans provides a combined 300,000 sqft of art storage facilities across our stations.

All our facilities adhere to high standards of fine art storage with the following features:

  • Climate controlled environment
  • 24-hour security monitoring
  • Video surveillance
  • Fire detection and suppression system

Our storage facilities are managed by registrar teams who ensure movement and inventories are constantly updated.

In addition, our Singapore facilities are under bonded status, where tax is suspended as long as artworks are stored within the premises approved by Singapore Customs.

Viewing Rooms

Private viewing rooms are available at each of our facilities.

We can assist with logistical and technical arrangements for setting up private views according to clients’ needs, including providing short-term storage and onward transfer for artworks under consideration and/or in transit.

Our viewing rooms are ideal for trade clients who do not have a brick-and-mortar presence and wish to transact in a private gallery setting within our storage premises. Trade clients can store their inventory with us and arrange private views for potential clients at their convenience or even remotely, managed by our professional art handlers.

Art Handling Services

Our wide range of art handling and logistics services include:

  • Professional packing with appropriate materials provided
  • Custom crating
  • Local handling and transport
  • Coordinating international transportation
  • Tarmac supervision (at Changi Airport Singapore only)
  • Artwork installation and de-installation

Our integrated pan-Asian team is set to deliver worry-free nail-to-nail logistics, or offer customized services to clients’ specifications.

And understanding that every artwork, like every client, has specific needs, Helutrans highly experienced art handlers are ready to work with even the most delicate, awkward, complex, and valuable art pieces.

Having worked with a wide variety of clientele over many years, Helutrans has trained up to specialized teams to service specific types of accounts, from private and corporate collectors and galleries to museums, art fairs, exhibitions and auctions, as well as to undertake special projects such as public sculpture installation. Our account managers are assigned to specific clients to work with them over the longer term, building familiarity and trust.

Museum Services

We have a department dedicated to managing handling and logistics for art institutions, ensuring that our services comply with museum standards.

Our involvement with museums in the region include:

  • National Gallery Asian Civilisations Museum Singapore
  • ArtScience Museum
  • Hong Kong Museum of History
  • Shanghai Yuz Museum
  • The Palace Museum
  • Shanghai Long Museum
  • Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum
  • UCCA Centre for Contemporary Arts

Special Projects

A specialist team among our art handlers works on special projects such as the installation of monumental public and private sculptures.

Our list of installations have included internationally acclaimed artists:

  • Fernando Botero
  • Antony Gormley
  • Ju Ming
  • Anish Kapoor
  • Auguste Rodin
  • Manolo Valdes

ArtSpace @ Singapore

Artspace@Helutrans is housed in a bustling warehouse that serves the neighboring container port but is only 3 minutes by taxi from the Central Business District.

The white cube concept of a large, versatile open space and high ceilings within an industrial setting fits the image of being part of an avant-garde art hub.

Artspace@Helutrans has become a highly sought after venue for our collectors to display their art collections and for all sorts of events such as exhibitions, auctions, product launches and fashion shows.

Art Conservation Services

YH Conservation Studio is a joint venture with Cheng Shiu University Conservation Center, Taiwan, established in 2016 at our Singapore headquarters.

With its team of professional conservators trained in various known conservation institutions, YH Conservation is equipped to take on the conservation and restoration of paintings, works on paper and objects, and services museum clients as well as private and corporate collectors and galleries from around the Asian region.

YH also consults on artwork inventory management, and works to further awareness on art conservation through talks and workshops.

Find out more at www.yhconservation.com