About us


Using our presence in 25 countries across the Americas, Asia and Europe, we offer our clients expertise gained from over 50 years of experience in the international art market. Being specialists gives us a unique perspective as we combine a professional business outlook with a fierce passion for art and its enjoyment, protection and conservation.

Our philosophy


The AXA ART Group’s mission is to protect the collecting and art community against financial loss resulting from physical loss or damage to the insured objects and to help preserve cultural objects for future generations.

Due to its global presence and network of art experts deeply embedded into the global arts community, AXA ART maintains in-depth knowledge of the values and trends of the international art market.

AXA ART not only helps its clients to protect their assets but also provides expert advice on all aspects of managing a collection including loss prevention, mitigation and conservation.

Key figures

Some key facts at a glance:

  • AXA ART is the No. 1 art insurance specialist worldwide
  • We operate in 25 countries
  • We have over 50 years of experience in the art market
  • We currently insure works to the value of $100 billion
  • 26% of our business is in the Americas
  • 26% of our business is in South-West Europe
  • 26% of our business is in Northern Europe, the Middle-East & Asia
  • 22% of our business is in Central-Eastern Europe
  • We have a 15% compounded annual growth rate since 2000

Our management team

The international AXA ART Group is governed by a Global Leadership Team. This consists of the Members of the Board as well as the leadership of our international companies and branches.

Kai Kuklinski
Global CEO of AXA ART & Member of the Board

Christian Muller
Global Chief Operating Officer of AXA ART & Member of the Board

Dr. Alexander Wiebe
Global Chief Financial Officer of AXA ART & Member of the Board

Christiane Fischer
CEO of AXA ART’s Americas Region and President & CEO, AXA Art Americas Corporation

Sylvie Gleises
CEO of AXA ART’s South-West-Europe Region

Anthony Osborn
CEO of AXA ART’s North-Europe/Middle-East/Asia-Pacific Region

Dirk Heinrich
Managing Director of Germany and Austria (Central-Eastern Europe)

Thomas Belohlavek
Managing Director of Switzerland