Barta & Partner – the art of insuring art

When founding the Art Insurance & Consulting Company Barta & Partner in 1996, Nikolaus Barta addressed an urgent need on the insurance market. Within a few years, the company has become a successful international player in the art insurance business. Barta & Partner is the only consulting company specialising exclusively in insuring fine art and valuable private property.

→ Numerous renowned clients trust our expertise and our service offers at Barta & Partner. Our clients are: HNWI (high net worth individuals), museums, exhibitions, foundations, art dealers, galleries, antiques shops, jewellers and reinsurance demands (insurance company for arranging reinsurance)


With its strong and innovative product portfolio and its unique service offers, Barta & Partner has become a well-established institution both in the continental insurance Market and in Russia, USA and Singapore. The secret of success of Barta & Partner is not only the concept of offering individual insurance policies tailored to suit the specific needs of each client but also a competent team of insurance and art professionals.


Exhibition TitleLocationDuration 
Faraoni ExhibitionVenice / Italien20022003
Quest for ImmortalityNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. / USA2002
Quest for ImmortalityMuseum of Science, Boston/USA20022003
Quest for ImmortalityArt Gallery of Ontario, Toronto / Canada2003
Quest for ImmortalityNew Orleans Museum of Art, Lousiana / USA20032004
Quest for ImmortalityMilwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee / USA2004
Quest for ImmortalityDenver Museum for Nature & Science, Denver / USA20042005
Quest for ImmortalityGuggenheim / Las Vegas2005
Quest for ImmortalityDayton Art Institue / Ohio20052006
Quest for ImmortalityPublic Museum / Grand Rapids2006
Quest for ImmortalityFrist Center for the Visual Arts / Nashville2006
Quest for ImmortalityPortland Art Museum / Oregon20062007
Le dieux, lex tombeauxChateau Musee de Boulogne, B. sur Mer / France2004
Sinai Exhibition / Treasures from Saint Caterine´s M.Benaki / Athen2004
Sinai Exhibition / Treasures from Saint Caterine´s M.Pierre Gianadda Foundation, Martigny / Switzerland2004
A written cosmos arabic calligraphyMuseum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt / Germany20042005
A written cosmos arabic calligraphyIkonenmuseum, Frankfurt / Germany20042005
Tresors - Temple d´amon de KarnakMusee Dauphinois, Grenoble / France20042005
HatshepsutFine Arts Museums of San Francisco20052006
HatshepsutMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York2006
HatshepsutKimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth / Texas20062007
Coptic ArtSzepmuveszeti Muzeum / Budapest2005
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsAntikenmuseum Basel / Switzerland2004
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsKAH Bonn, Bonn / Germany20042005
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsLacma2005
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsLauderdale20052006
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsField Museum / Chicago20062007
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsFranklin Institute / Philadelphia2007
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsMillenium Dome / London20072008
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsMuseum of Art / Dallas20082009
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsFine Art Museum / San Francisco20092010
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsNew York20102011
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsMelbourne/Australia2011
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsJapan, various museums2012
FaraonCanal de Isabel II, Madrid / Spain20052006
Faraon IIBahrain / National Museum20052007
Faraon IIFine Art Museum / Valenciennes, France20072008
Alexandria / Sunken TreasuresGropius Bau / Berlin2006
Alexandria / Sunken TreasuresGrand Palais / Paris20062007
Alexandria / Sunken TreasuresKAH / Bonn20072008
Alexandria / Sunken TreasuresPalacio de Cristal (Casa de Vacas) / Madrid20082009
Alexandria / Sunken TreasuresPalazzo della Veneria / Torino, Italy2009
Alexandria / Sunken TreasuresPacifico Center / Yokohama, Japan2010
Sinai ExhibitionGetty Museum / Los Angeles20062007
Japan / Waseda University10 venues20062008
Bibles before the year 1000Smithonian / Washington20062007
Tutankhamen - The Golden Age of the PharaohsThe O2, London2007
Gift of the GodsMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York20072008
Gift of the GodsPierre Gianadda Foundation, Martigny / Switzerland2008
Isis Plumed serpent ExhibitionFestival Center / Monterrey, Mexico20072008
Isis Plumed serpent ExhibitionNational Museum of Anthropology / Mexico City2008
Il Corpo e l´imagine tra Oriente e OccidenteSan Nicola di Bari / Italy2007
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsVienna / Austria20082008
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsAtlanta / USA20082009
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsIndianapolis / USA2009
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsDenver Museum of Art / Denver / USA20092010
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsToronto / Canada20102011
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsSt Paul / USA20112011
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsHouston / USA20112012
Tutankhamun The Golden King and the Great PharaohsSeattle / USA20122012
Queens of EgyptGrimaldi Forum / Monaco2008
Expo Zaragoza (Egyptian Pavillion)Expo Area / Zaragoza, Spain2008
Eternal LifeJapan (6 locations)20082009
Eternal LifeJapan (6 new locations)20092010
The Arab WorldArab World Institute / Paris20082009
ByzantiumThe Royal Academy of Arts / London20082009
BabylonMetropolitan Museum / New York20082009
Cleopatra1st venue at Franklin Institute / Philadelphia20102011
Cleopatra2nd venue at NY City Exhibition Center / NY2011
Cleopatra3rd venue at Field Museum / Chicago20112012
Cleopatra4th venue California Science Center / LA2012
Cleopatra5th venue Museum of Art / Fort Lauderdale20122013
Abdeen PalaceAbdeen Palace20102011
EXPO 2010Shanghai2010
Nuseum RietbergZurich2010
The Golden Ages of EgyptEgyptian Museum Rome20102011
Golden Mask - Zelnik CollectionNeprazi Museum, Budapest, Hungary2010
Gustav Klimt - Landschaften | Egon Schiele - Selbstporträts und Porträts | Oppenheimer - Mahler und die Musik | Prinz Eugen. Feldherr, Philosoph und Kunstfreund | Schlafende SchönheitÖsterreichische Galerie Belvedere/Vienna/Austria2010
Giza - Gateway of the Great PyramidsHildesheim/Germany2011
Vienna: Art & Design. Klimt, Schiele, Hoffmann, LoosNational Gallery of Victoria/Melbourne/Australia2011
Gustav Klimt nel segno di Hoffmann e della Seccessione vienneseMuseo Correr/Venice/Italy2012
Cleopatra. The search for the last queen of EgyptNational Geographic Society/Wahington DC/USA2012
Salvador DalíKaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts/Taiwan2012
Salvador DalíPalazzo Medici Riccardi/Florence/Italy2013
Salvador DalíBait Al Baranda Museum/Omang2013
Hermann Nitsch - Sinn und SeinNitsch Museum/Mistelbach/Austria2013
Dekadenz - Postitionen des Österreichischen SymbolismusÖsterreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria2013
Tony CraggHeydar Aliev Center/Baku/Azerbaijan2014
Klimt. Alle origini di un mitoPalazzo Reale/Milano/Italy2014
Sunken Treasures/OsirisBritish Museum/London/Great Britain2014
Sunken Treasures/OsirisRietberg Museum/Zurich/Switzerland2016running