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Looted Egyptian stele repatriated following Art Loss Register research

Published: Tuesday 24th November 2020

Research from the Art Loss Register has enabled the repatriation of a looted stele to Egypt. The stele was transported to the US for exhibition at TEFAF New York Fall in October 2019, but the ALR’s checks prior to the fair identified issues with the provenance for the object. It was therefore not exhibited at […]

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The role of the ALR and stolen art databases profiled in the French judiciary ‘Droit & Patrimoine’

Published: Thursday 12th November 2020

The monthly French magazine for jurist’s practitioners published a 62-page file dedicated to the art market in their October publication, now available to order through their website. The ALR’s Paul Exbrayat contributed an article on the topic ‘the stolen art databases’, presenting the differences and opportunities between open, closed and managed stolen art databases – […]

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CILA’s Claims Focus covers work of The Watch Register

Published: Monday 6th July 2020

The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) Claims Focus June 2020 issue featured an article from the ALR’s Antonia Kimbell about the work of The Watch Register and the recovery of stolen watches. In recent months CILA members Alex Wakefield and Brendan Gillooly have delivered informative and engaging sessions on the subject of watches. Noting […]

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The Art Loss Register – Les retrouveurs d’art

Published: Thursday 5th March 2020

ALR’s Paul Exbrayat is interviewed in Collect magazine by Johan-Frédérik Hel Guedj: Depuis trente ans, The Art Loss Register aide à retrouver les oeuvres volées. Nous avons rencontré Paul Exbrayat, en charge du marché français et francophone, lors de sa venue à la BRAFA. TEXTE & PORTRAITS : JOHAN FREDERIK HEL GUEDJ En 1978, sept […]

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ALR Vetting at TEFAF profiled in the Financial Times

Published: Sunday 1st March 2020

Have you always ever how the ALR works with TEFAF and other fairs to stop stolen art and antiques being offered for sale? How does this work in practice? What happens to objects if they are found to have been stolen in the past? The ALR’s Manager of International Art Fairs, Will Korner, was interviewed […]

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