Category Archives: Insurance

April 30, 2021

Art Theft, Insurance

Grand Theft Art-o

While social distancing and fear of coronavirus has seen major events cancelled or postponed, crime seems to be thriving - from A Van Gogh painting to toilet rolls, robbers are taking advantage in the time…

March 5, 2021

Art Theft, Insurance

Art Theft in Lockdown

Art Theft in Lockdown It has been a common misperception historically that only electronics and jewellery are stolen in South Africa, but art theft, even though not as common, is happening. We have no intention…

March 3, 2021


The importance of provenance

The importance of provenance The recent dispute between the auction house Christie’s and the Mexican government has yet again underlined how important a role provenance plays in determining original ownership and authenticity of art works…