Fine Art & Specie US

Liberty Specialty Markets is the international specialist insurance division of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group. We provide insurance solutions for a diverse range of fine art clients: from world-famous museums to international exhibitions to private collections.

We’re backed by the strength of our parent Liberty Mutual, a Boston-based US Fortune 100 company which, as of 31 December 2019, had $133.6 billion in consolidated assets and $43.2 billion in consolidated revenue. The Liberty Mutual Group of companies is rated ‘A’ (Excellent) by A.M. Best Co. and ‘A’ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s.

We insure collections of every nature, including: fine art, jewellery and collectable objects, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, sculptures, etchings, photographs, ceramics, rare books, coins, manuscripts, rugs, tapestries, wine, classic vehicles, musical instruments and all other bona fide works of art, rarities, historic in value and artistic merit.

In addition, we automatically cover all associated property including but not limited to frames, glass, shadow boxes, crates and other display equipment.

Our commitment goes beyond protecting existing works and collections. We believe in supporting a vibrant and sustainable future for the sector. Liberty Specialty Markets is proud to partner with Artadia

Who we insure:

  • Private and Corporate Collections
  • Galleries/Dealers
  • Museums & Institutions
  • Artists
  • University Collections and Libraries
  • Exhibitions
  • Historical Societies
  • Foundations

Our Capacity

Up to USD 250 million on a primary or excess basis

Ability to quota share

Cover

There are many different types of insurance to consider when looking to protect your assets. Liberty Specialty Markets has flexible options to customise the protection against physical risk and loss to your collection.

Our Fine Art teams in the US, London and Europe are empowered to make decisions, supported by a global network of technical capability – designed to give you direct access to underwriting expertise and prompt claims handling anywhere in the world.

Ultimately, if you experience a loss or damage, we promise to deal in partnership with our underwriting teams, brokers and adjusters, to ensure that we have the right expertise looking after your claim. In what is one of the most diverse and personal areas of insurance, our entire service is designed to ensure we are working to settle your claim as quickly as possible

Products Available 

  • Private/Corporate Collections
  • Fine Art Dealers Inventory
  • Museum/Institution Collections
  • Fine Art Exhibitions
  • Artists

Including Extensions of Coverage:

  • Art Title Defense Cost
  • Misrepresentation Defense Cost
  • Art Fair Cancellation
  • Exhibition Cancellation

Territories

We offer worldwide coverage