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France returns 2,000 Nazi-looted artworks

posted by on 2013.02.20, under Art Crime
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France is starting a search for the legitimate owners of 2,000 works of art that were plundered by the Nazis and are now preserved in museums like the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. François Hollande’s government is promoting this campaign, activating a task force that will start working in March and will include historians, regulators, archivists and curators. Read on: ArtEconomy24 – Il Sole 24 ORE.

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La Francia cerca i legittimi proprietari di 2.000 opere d’arte depredate dai nazisti che ora si trovano nei musei statali come il Louvre e il Musée d’Orsay. A promuovere questo sforzo è il governo di François Hollande, che da marzo metterà in moto un’unità di ricerca delle famiglie ebree coinvolgendo storici, archivisti, curatori e legali. Continua a leggere sul sito di ArtEconomy24 – Il Sole 24 ORE.

IMAGE: MNR 201, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Madame Alphonse Daudet, 1876, 46×38 cm, now at Musée d’Orsay in Paris.

Stories of theft and recovery

posted by on 2012.04.30, under Art Crime
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Art crime: an exhibition in Southern Italy tells thirteen stories of  theft and recovery achieved between 2001 and 2011 by the Calabrian Unit of the Carabinieri Department for the Protection of Cultural Heritage. Read more about the exhibition in my article published on the website of Auction Central News (English and Italian).

Arte e crimine: una mostra a Cosenza racconta tredici episodi di furti e ritrovamenti compiuti dal nucleo calabrese dei Carabinieri per la Tutela del Patrimonio Culturale. Per saperne di più leggi il mio articolo pubblicato sul sito di Auction Central News (in Italiano e in Inglese).

ArtNew Top Art Collectors + ARCA conference 2011

posted by on 2011.07.16, under Art Crime, Collecting art
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Who are the top art collectors 2011 according to ArtNews? And how to fight against art crime? The answers in two articles published today in Il Sole 24 ORE – ArtEconomy24 (Pdf on request).

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