Stolen art tracking companies embroiled in ‘bizarre’ legal row

Independent | Nick Clark:

The art world is no stranger to great rivalries: Leonardo da Vinci against Michelangelo, Picasso versus Matisse, Van Gogh falling out with Gauguin. To that list, add the Art Loss Register (ALR) and the Art Recovery Group (ARG) – two companies tasked with tracking paintings, sculptures and antiquities that have been stolen or looted, whose “bizarre” battle could end up before the monopolies watchdog or even in court… Read more

Image: Christopher Marinello founded ARG after years at ALR Getty Images