2 Press Releases

Tag: Vladimir Putin

  • Auction Industry

    “A Terrible Tragedy”: War in Ukraine Sends Ripples Through Art World

    The escalating war in Ukraine is spreading devastation in its wake. As world leaders denounce Russia’s invasion, the art world is taking actions, large and small, to support Ukraine. In one open letter, over 17,000 Russian art professionals and artists called for an end to hostilities in Ukraine. Describing the…

  • Art Industry

    Money Laundering in the Art Market Comes Under Increased Scrutiny

    Art auctions have long functioned under a veil of secrecy, at least on the side of the buyers. The policies that support this mystique have created conditions that are “an ideal playing ground for money laundering,” according to a recent report from the United States Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations…

    Money Laundering in the Art Market Comes Under Increased Scrutiny3