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  •   They always say that leopards never change their spots (not even if those spots were created by Damien Hirst) … so why did they ever release this guy?  The other day we posted a story about Vince Lopreto being extradited … More…

      Last Thursday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) sued to recover about $540 million in assets allegedly stolen from Malaysian fund 1MDB, established by PM Najib. Among the assets they are looking to get is a Picasso that Jho Low, … More…

      People are always moaning about how much people spend on art and what ‘good’ they could have done with that money.  I have always believed that some of those lucky sellers will use the money to help others … … More…

      Vincent Lopreto, an admitted art scammer, who along with his partner Ronald Bell (a California dealer) pleaded guilty in 2014 to selling six figures’ worth of fake paintings by the famed British artist Damien Hirst, was arrested and jailed … More…

    Art Basel – On Fire.

    June 16, 2017

      According to a number of recent articles, the hits just keep on coming at this year’s edition of Art Basel, Switzerland.  The show opened on Tuesday and continued through Wednesday with what they call ‘Private Days’ — an invitation … More…

      Earlier this month it was revealed that more than 120 pieces, worth some $200,000, were stolen, over a period of months, from the largest private collection of “Star Wars” memorabilia. The owner/collector, Steve Sansweet, started acquiring the collectibles over 40 years ago … More…

      Will technology help solve the riddle?  We will soon find out … well, by 2019 we might know. And by 2020 you can buy the book with all the details. According to Tim Collins’s article in the Daily Mail, researchers from the … More…

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