Bruno Lachaux v Independent Print Limited and Evening Standard Limited.
ARI have been hired to locate 8 stolen artworks from a private residence in Leicestershire on 26th March 2019 and 17th April 2019. The artworks include works by Gilbert & George, Howard Hodgkin, Sir Peter Blake, William Turnbull and Peter Phillips.
To read more about their details and descriptions see here
Chris Marinello (Art Recovery specialist) hit the red carpet in Milan for a screening of the documentary film about Hitler’s attack on “degenerate art”, including Picasso. Chris features in the film
Chris Marinello (Art Recovery specialist) will appear in a forthcoming series on the recreation of seven great paintings by Vermeer, Monet, Van Gogh, Franz Marc, Klimt, Lempicka and Sutherland that were either lost, stolen or destroyed in the 20th Century. The programme follows a team from Factum Arte as they work to recreate each painting
Watch the video-click to see the discussion on the prevalence of forgeries in the art market, following the Jackson Pollock fakes scandal. Investigated by the International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR).
Jackson Pollock Fraud investigated by the International Foundation for Art Research (IFAR) see Artnet’s article here by Eileen Kinsella dated 24th August 2017.
Pandora Mather-Lees interviewed by the BBC on the market need for art due diligence.
Frances Oglesby, global operations manager of Artive, joins us to discuss the non-profit organization that aims to provide a universal, digital and searchable archive for works of art and cultural property.
Ariane Moser, COO of Artive, and Frank Morey, CEO of Virtus Risk Management, joins us to speak about the Art Due Diligence Group, a new due diligence service in which they both belong, designed for the art trade.
Christopher Marinello has been instructed to help resolve a potential dispute concerning the revoking of an export licence previously granted by the Italian Cultural Ministry. The case concerns a rare portrait by Gerard, sold by a leading Gallery to a US Museum. To read more see here
Fake and stolen artworks beset many areas of the art market and Ariane explains what buyers should look out for and what basic due diligence steps can be taken to seek to minimise the risks.
Regarding the forthcoming Art at Sea symposium. Discover Pandora’s training programme for crew to understand the issue of looking after art. For more information about the Symposium please see our Education and Training page.
Organiser and speaker at the Art at Sea Symposium and her event is mentioned in the Antiques Trade Gazette.
In relation to the Louvre’s decision to display Nazi looted art to find their rightful owners. “This is the type of thing that should have been done in the late 1990s”
and the theft of £57 million worth of Chinese jade artefacts from the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge.
In this issue Pandora sets out the ambit of the panel discussions and notes the core findings arising out of the 5th Art and Finance Report. Due-diligence, transparency, fakes and forgeries were among the key market concerns identified. (This Magazine follows the PDF 59 page Winter issue of Family Office Magazine. Scroll down 36 pages to the Art and Museum Magazine.)
Read our Pandora Mather-Lees review in Family Office Elite’s – Art and Museum Magazine at pages 24-28.
Read our Pandora Mather-Lees (ADDG’s administrative and art business services adviser) article on the panel discussions on a range of different art investment issues in the Summer Issue of Family Office Elite’s – Art and Museum Magazine at pages 8-9 of the Magazine.
Art & Museum Magazine dedicated to all aspects of Fine Art including, Artists, Forensics, Business of Art, Auctions, Fairs, Insurance, Museums and more
– “How Billionaires protect their art from seagulls” by Lucy Holden
Read More Here The Times February 2019
– Pandora Mather-Lees’s training on art on superyachts features in an article on Artnet “What worries Today’s Billionaires? Protecting Priceless Art From Flying Champagne Corks on Their Superyachts”, article by Henri Neuendorf See article here – https://news.artnet.com/art-world/superyacht-art-conservation-course-1455877
As a nonprofit organization Artive exists to protect cultural property, imagining a world free of illicit threats against our world’s art and cultural heritage. Our mission is to help protect the world’s cultural heritage – looted and illicitly transferred, stolen, missing, and otherwise claimed – by recording and indexing data for posterity and preservation through the use of technology. This mission is more than “about us”, this is everyone’s story as well and we believe that our cultural heritage can only be protected if we unite our responsibilities and resources, raising awareness together.
Following on from Taylor Hampton’s award by Corporate Vision Magazine for Media Law firm of the Year 2019, Daniel Taylor was recently interviewed by Corporate Vision Magazine about the firm’s presence in the media sphere, membership of the Art Due Diligence Group and what makes the organisation a success. Daniel explained that fast reaction times are now required of a law firm given the advent of digital publications and social media where defamatory or unwelcome comments can be rapidly diffused. To read the interview see here.
We are proud to announce that ADDG’s litigation firm specialist Taylor Hampton solicitors have won accolades for their specialism in defamation and media law. Winning Lawyer International’s Legal 100’s “Best Defamation Lawyer of the Year” and the Global Awards “Media Lawyer of the Year 2018” awarded by Corporate Livewire.
The Art Due Diligence Group (ADDG) comprises a network of legal advisors and firms who have teamed up to provide a range of services from title claim checks, recovery of stolen artworks and provenance research to dispute resolution, insurance and security services.
The Art Due Diligence Group (ADDG) has been formed to respond to a tangible market need for full and proper due diligence in transactions relating to high value objects and collections of fine art. With the purpose of supporting a safe, smooth and cost-efficient trading environment, the group consists of a specially selected team of experts with years of experience in the art market.