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On the 12-15th March 2018 spring auction to be held at Piguet – Hotel des Ventes in Geneva, Switzerland. The portrait of legendary Edmonde Guy by Kees van Dongen to be auctioned together with the paintings of Swiss painters, modern and contemporary artwork.  Next...
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2 February 2018, Geneva, the Responsible Art Market Initiative (RAM) holds its second conference, where it presents a new project – the “Art Due Diligence Toolkit”. The Toolkit is addressed to the art businesses and collectors, and applies a risk-based approach to due diligence practices.  Next...
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Letters, postcards and photographs of Olga Alexandrovna Romanova and Xenia Alexandrovna Romanova from the collection of Ferdinand Thormeyer to be auctioned at Piguet – Hotel des Ventes 11-14 December 2017.  Next...
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ARTICLES
Excercising due diligence in art transactions means using stolen art databases. Obviously, the existence of separate databases renders the work of international art businesses more difficult by imposing additional responsibilities in the verification of provenance.  Next...
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Kovalev, Alexey Anatolyevich – research associate of the Russian Academy of Science, the Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Science, member of the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, the vice-president of the Scientific committee on Archaeological Heritage of the National Committee ICOMOS of Russia – talks about Russian legislation on the protection of archaeological heritage. Alexey Anatolyevich was a member of the working group, which drafted Federal Law No. 245 “On the amendments in the legislative acts of the Russian Federation on combating illicit activity in archaeology”.  Next...
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