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Grounds for Sculpture – Hamilton, NJ

Flatbed Service & Rigging
Bohren’s, in partnership with another fine art carrier, moved this large steel installation to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey. Due to the large size and weight, they required the expertise of our flatbed service and rigging team to ensure safe transit.

Queen Mary Scale Model

  9.01.2017   bohrens   Crating, Shipping   No comments

Custom Crating, Packing & Transportation
Bohren’s was hired to move the 85-year-old, 21-foot-long, ship builder’s scale model of the Queen Mary to California.  The deinstallation and crating from South Street Seaport in NYC took 3 days and then a climate-controlled tractor trailer with team drivers moved it to its new home aboard the ship in Long Beach, CA.

“Flow” by Jae Ko

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Moving 20,000 lbs. of Sculptural Paper
Bohren’s moved 12 pallets of paper weighing over 20,000 lbs. from Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ to our climate-controlled storage facility for 1 month before transporting it to its next exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum in Houston, Texas.  The installation by artist Jae Ko is titled “Flow.”

“Laundromat” by Ai Weiwei

  9.01.2017   bohrens   Storage   No comments

Storage & Transportation
“Laundromat,” by the famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, addresses the current refugee crisis. The installation (Deitch Projects, NYC) features racks of actual clothing and shoes taken from refugee camps housing Syrian immigrants. Bohren’s received numerous overseas containers, stored the contents, and delivered them to the gallery for installation.

MINI cooper – Times Square, NYC

Billboard Deinstallation
Bohren’s, in partnership with a Mayflower agent, was hired to bring down and transport two actual MINI Coopers from a billboard in Times Square, New York City.  Due to the location and logistics involved, the entire operation had to take place in the middle of the night. Suffice to say it turned a lot of heads in one of the most crowded areas in any city in the US!

“Gaga’s Workshop” – Barneys NY

Deinstallation, Packing & Storage
Barneys NY turned over an unprecedented 5,500 square feet of retail space on the fifth floor so that Lady Gaga and her fashion director could create something that defines the pop icon’s style for Christmas holiday shoppers. Bohren’s assisted in the deinstallation and move from Barneys NY to our warehouse for storage.