Art & crime

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New York, NY : Seven Stories Press, [2021].
9781644211199, 164421119X
Milton Public Library - Adult Non-Fiction
702.8 KOL
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New York, NY : Seven Stories Press, [2021].
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xvii, 285 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
9781644211199, 164421119X


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Translated from the German.
Includes bibliographical references.
"The art world is one of the most secretive of global businesses, and the list of its crimes runs long and deep. Today, with prices in the hundreds of millions for individual artworks, and billionaires' collections among the most conspicuous and liquid of their assets, crime is more rampant than ever in this largely unregulated universe. Increased prices and globalization have introduced new levels of fraud and malfeasance into the art world--everything from "artnapping," in which an artwork is held hostage and only returned for a ransom, to forgery and tax fraud. However, the extent of the economic and cultural damage that results from criminality in the global art scene rarely comes to light. The stories of high-stakes, brazen art crimes told by art experts Stefan Koldehoff and Tobias Timm are by turns thrilling, disturbing, and unbelievable (the imagination for using art to commit crimes seems boundless). The authors also provide a well-founded analysis of what needs to change in the art market and at museums. From the authors of False Pictures, Real Money (about the Beltracchi art forgery case), Art and Crime includes a chapter on art owned by Donald Trump. It is a thoroughly researched, explosive, and highly topical book that uncovers the extraordinary and multifarious thefts of art and cultural objects around the world"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Koldehoff, S., Timm, T., Young, P. D., & Koldehoff, S. (2021). Art & crime . Seven Stories Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Stefan, Koldehoff et al.. 2021. Art & Crime. New York, NY: Seven Stories Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Stefan, Koldehoff et al.. Art & Crime New York, NY: Seven Stories Press, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Koldehoff, Stefan,, Tobias Timm, Paul David Young, and Stefan Koldehoff. Art & Crime Seven Stories Press, 2021.

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