Sep 16, 2016
A fine painting must be properly hung to protect its value.
Jul 29, 2016
The hunt for lost art is far from over. Almost every year, something magnificent surfaces that was plundered by Nazi armies. Museums and collectors who know they have valuable plundered Nazi loot often refuse to give it back to its owners. The struggle between current owners and victims continues.
Jun 27, 2016
Working with thousands of looters in Iraq and Syria, ISIS easily turns a profit after it decimates ancient sites and its recklessness won’t stop, unless world leaders decide once and for all to make them ancient history.
Jun 1, 2016
For decades, many have wondered if major items that were stolen from collections worldwide have been harbored in bubble wrap and crates in free ports with bogus identifications. Unless every box is opened and identified, stolen art will remain undetected.
Apr 25, 2016
Ponzi schemers and drug lords dispose of hundreds of millions of dollars in cash and with offshore shell companies they easily launder money through auctions.
Mar 30, 2016
Qatar’s spending habits have stimulated private and corporate buyers to follow its lead and that is why the abstract modernist contemporary market has dramatically skyrocketed, but if Qatar were to stop buying, it would leave a tremendous void in the marketplace.
Mar 1, 2016
Art sales are breaking records.
Jan 28, 2016
Auctioned property sold as is usually means merchandise does not come with any warranty, guarantee, authentication, or representation, expressed or implied. What you buy is what you get. There are many other things that occur on bidding floors you should be aware of.