Interview of the Month with UNITEL Art Loss Consultants

May 31, 2016

The Clarion List continues our series of interviews with leading art service providers. Whether you are learning about these companies for the first time or are already familiar with their services, we hope this series helps shed insight into each’s distinct niche and make the art services market in general more transparent. This month we discussed art thefts, art recovery and art security with William P. Callahan, founder of UNITEL Art Loss Consultants. Since 1978, UNITEL has provided highly confidential investigative and security services worldwide. Find out why the US has fewer art thefts than Europe, the profile of a typical art thief, how new technology can protect collections, his insights into the black market and more.  The Clarion List: What is UNITEL? What services do you provide? William P. Callahan: We provide security and investigative services with a specialty in Fine Arts theft and recovery of lost and stolen art and antiques  CL: When and why did you start UNITEL? What is your ba...