Antiquities dealer arrested over Egypt thefts
Date: 15 Jan 2009 | Views: 3489
A wanted Lebanese antiquities dealer has been arrested in Bulgaria over accusations he stole ancient Egyptian artefacts and slipped them out of the country in recent years, Egypt's Culture Ministry said on Thursday. More...
Christie’s Cuts Costs as Art Market Slows
Date: 15 Jan 2009 | Views: 3182
When works by the British artist Damien Hirst sold for a record $127 million on the same day in September that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy protection, it seemed the art market might escape the economic crisis. More...