Reasons to Doubt: Misleading Assertions in the London Antiquities Market
Tsirogiannis, C. (2016), ‘Reasons to Doubt: Misleading Assertions in the London Antiquities Market’, Journal of Art Crime. Spring. 67–72.
Over the last few years of media reporting on my identifications of looted antiquities in the market, the commentary has become more and more predictable; I am quotes and so is a spokesperson from Christie’s, whenever that auction house is found to be selling antiquities depicted in the photographic archives confiscated from convicted dealers. It is time to examine those positions and comments more closely.