Archive for November, 2016

"Salvator Mundi," a depiction of Christ, supposedly by Leonardo, sold through Sotheby's to Bouvier in 2013 for US$80m who then sold it it a few days later to a Russian billionaire for a US$47.5m profit, according to Court Papers.

Rybolovlev versus Bouvier case coming to trial in Singapore and dealers prepare to sue Sotheby’s over the “Leonardo” of ‘Salvator Mundi.’

Nov 30th, 2016 | By

The Rybolovlev versus Bouvier affair is shortly coming to trial in the Singapore International Commercial Court, a new court established in Singapore in January 2015 to settle commercial litigation involved in cross border disputes.   Bouvier tried unsuccessfully to have the case heard in Switzerland but Singapore’s Senior Judge, Lai Siu Chiu, handed down a
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Matryoshka radio interviews Ivan Lindsay

Nov 29th, 2016 | By

Irene Kukota of Matryoshka Radio interviews Ivan Lindsay at Waterstones in Piccadilly at the launch of his new book, Masterpieces of Soviet Painting and Sculpture (Russian language).  


Ivan Lindsay talks REVOLUTION with Margy Kinmonth

Nov 14th, 2016 | By

Country & Town House magazine Q&A: Margy Kinmonth talks Revolution – New Art for a New World Ivan Lindsay interviews Margy Kinmonth, the award winning film director, for C&TH Revolution- New Art for a New World is a bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian
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Patriarch Kirill greeting Ivan Lindsay at the Cavalry and Guards Club.

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow visits London

Nov 9th, 2016 | By

In October His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, visited London.  The official reason for the visit was to mark the 300th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox presence in the British Isles.  The Patriarch is the spiritual leader of over 150m people.  The Patriarch met with the
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