Grand Theft Art-o

April 30, 2021

Art Theft, Insurance

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 of Covid-19.

Although many countries around the world are observing a lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19, a few high profile robberies over the past few months suggests that crime is on the rise despite threat of the coronavirus.

Our Art & Collectables expert, Gail Bosch and Jewellery Security and Director of Veridicos SA, Norman Van Rooyen unpack some of the art and collectable claims we have seen during this time.