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The Louvre Hired a Nazi Loot Expert to Investigate Its Collection: Here's What Happened

Jan 28, 2020

The Louvre could soon be restituting 10 looted works from its collection to the rightful heirs of their former Jewish owner.
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Art Experts Warn of a Surging Market in Fake Prints

Jan 27, 2020

Since the dawn of the internet, the problem of phony art being sold has only grown, experts say, and the primary coin of the forgery realm has long been the fake print, which is relatively easy to create, often difficult to detect and typically priced low enough to attract undiscriminating novice buyers.
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An Insider Look at the Art Insurance Claims Process

Jan 14, 2020

Whether you just purchased your first major piece, or you’ve spent a lifetime amassing an extensive collection, nothing can prepare you for the devastation of a lost or damaged work of art. Of course, an adequate insurance policy will ensure that you are financially compensated, but collectors often feel a deeper connection to their artworks. Knowing how the insurance claims process works can take some of the sting out of losing such a personal asset, and knowing how to avoid it altogether by taking measures to protect your artwork can save you from both headache and heartache. 
How Claims Begin
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Tokenization of Fine Art

Jan 13, 2020

Put simply, the new technology of blockchain is creating the mechanism for fractionalizing ownership in high-value illiquid assets like fine art so that everyday investors can buy into these alternative asset classes and instantaneously trade their tokens. 
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Tough UK Anti-Money Laundering Law- What You Need to Know

Jan 13, 2020

With almost no warning, on the last working day before Christmas the UK Parliament implemented the European Union's stringent 5th Money Laundering Directive. The new regulations take effect 10 January 2020, with major consequences for UK art market players.
Read on for a lawyer's advice to art dealers, agents and galleries who could be unprepared for the hastily enforced new regulations.
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Investing In Art: An Introduction For The Skeptic

Jan 13, 2020

It’s true that you can net serious returns by investing in prized artwork. However, investing in art has its share of risks and drawbacks.
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How to Incorporate Art into Your Home

Jan 09, 2020

Adding art to your interior can be an excellent way to elevate the feel of a room. Depending on which piece you display, you can change the character of a space and create an aesthetic that is uniquely yours.
Now, the location and context of your art can play a huge role in how it affects any given room. Featuring insights from The Clarion List.
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