Curtis Dowling, specialist art authenticator, gives a fascinating account of his career in private art fraud investigations and the scams that he has uncovered. His team delve into the dark side of the art market, using information from art forgers to uncover the truth, amongst the other key methods.
Christopher Marinello (ADDG’s art recovery specialist) and Kirk Kashefi (regulatory barrister) give an insight into regulation of the art market and some of the legal obligations that affect art market professionals today. They look at the duties on public and private parties to check provenance and title of artworks, the development of national, international laws and policies to protect cultural property and police the illicit trade of looted and stolen artworks, to the applicability of money laundering regulations (including the requirements for High Value Dealers) and bribery law to art businesses.
ADDG’s Art Consultant Pandora Mather-Lees is interviewed about her training programmes and education on the issues of care-taking, preservation and conservation of art to preserve and protect art for future generations. Discover some tips she gives to her clients.
Following from our Security and Logistics Panel Discussion on 5th September 2017 led by ADDG’s Frank Morey and Ian Hall of Virtus Risk Management Ltd (our security specialist members) and chaired by Malcolm Taylor (our Arts Mediator) and involving industry leaders across the Arts Sector in Shipping and Logistics, Security, Customs, Tax and Wealth Management, Art advisory, Law, Insurance and Valuations we have produced a Market Intelligence Report.
For a full copy of the Market Intelligence Report please click the link below.