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IAG Cargo Sponsors National Gallery’s “Monochrome: Painting in Black & White Exhibition”

[ November 10, 2017   //   ]

IAG Cargo has announced that it is sponsoring the National Gallery‘s most recent exhibition Monochrome: Painting in Black and White, which opened to the public in Washington, DC, November 1. As the exhibition’s official logistics partner, IAG Cargo has moved over 50 pieces of artwork from around the world to London via its “Secure” service, dedicated to the delivery of high value consignments.
The exhibition features exemplary loans originating from New York, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Vienna, Moscow, Los Angeles and Chicago and comprises of painted objects, including works on glass, ceramic, silk, wood and canvas by exceptional artists including Rembrandt, Picasso and Richter. The showcase allows visitors to trace the fascinating but little studied history of black and white painting.
“Monochrome: Painting in Black and White includes exceptional loans travelling from around the globe. In working with IAG Cargo, we have the assurance of a trusted partner that these unique paintings are handled with the upmost care and attention, ensuring they can be enjoyed by our audiences in this groundbreaking exhibition,” says Jane Knowles, Head of Exhibitions at the National Gallery.
Monochrome: Painting in Black and White runs from October 30th 2017 to February 18, 2018 in London and March 22 2018 to July 15, 2018 in the Museum Kunstpalast in Dusseldorf and brings together more than 50 painted objects. It is the first major international exhibition on the subject.
“We are delighted to partner with The National Gallery on this exciting series of shipments,” said David Shepherd, Commercial Director at IAG Cargo. “ Our Secure specialists provided priceless protection of these unique and precious consignments ensuring complete peace of mind for what promises to be an extraordinary exhibition.”