Tag Archives: Lawrence Salander

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Inside the Salander-O'Reilly Galleries back in the day.

Leigh Morse, Convicted in Salander Ponzi Scheme, Denied Restitution Reprieve

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‘Conversion’ Presents Thorny Issues for Art Owners

NEW YORK—An art collector who placed most of his collection in storage with a Manhattan dealer has brought a lawsuit against the dealer for selling his artwork, valued at more than $5 million, and failing to remit the proceeds to the collector. Read More

Adriana Varejão's Parede com Incisões a la Fontana II (Wall with Incisions a la Fontana II), 2001, was estimated at £200,000 to £300,000 at Christie's contemporary-art auction in February. It sold for £1.1 million, or $1.8 million—a record for the artist. With prices fluctuating widely, collectors are often shocked to learn that their holdings are underinsured. CHRISTIE'S IMAGES LTD. 2011

In Praise of Appraisals

Market ups and downs have affected the value of many artworks. Insurance experts explain why—and how—to keep appraisals current. Read More


Untangling the Salander Mess

Dozens of victims of Lawrence Salander's fraud are fighting to recoup their losses of art and money, producing competing lawsuits and multiple claims for the same artworks. Read More