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Yelena Basner

Avant-garde expert Yelena Basner arrested

Feb 6th, 2014 | By

  The leading avant-garde art historian Yelena Basner has been detained in Moscow over a problem with an alleged fake painting ‘At restaurant’ by Boris Grigoriev. ┬áReputedly this painting was bought by the St Petersburg collector Andrew Vasilyev for US$250,000 on the advice of Basner but turned out to be a fake. ┬áBasner now consults
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