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Art Shipping in the Age of COVID Is More Expensive and Complicated Than Ever—and a Return to ‘Normal’ Remains Very Far Away

Earlier this year, when Miami-based art advisor Karen Boyer bought a painting for a client, the established London gallery she got it from confidently gave her a rough estimate of what it would cost to get the work across the Atlantic. So imagine her shock when the shipper sent a figure that was a full 50 percent higher. Boyer’s experience isn’t unique. Even as the ...

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Shipping container art gallery brings Christmas joy to bushfire-affected East Gippsland

Drought, fire and pestilence conspired to make 2020 a harrowing year for East Gippsland residents, but none of that was enough to halt a Wairewa local's pursuit of happiness.Key points:Retired GP Elizabeth Blakeman has achieved her lifelong ambition of opening an art galleryShe has turned a shipping container into a space that celebrates "resourcefulness and the human spirit"It has become a place where people ...

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St. Charles couple lives without mortgage in art gallery shipping container home

Click here for updates on this story     ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO (KMOV) — A home built out of shipping containers was built by a Missouri couple who has no desire to fit in. Eight 40-foot shipping containers make up Brie and Zack Smithey’s 3,100 square foot home. The shipping containers circled the world carrying various types of cargo before being turned into a home ...

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