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Case rivets rarefied art world

Allegedly stolen works by Picasso among 38 artpieces in question

PRECIOUS HAUL: Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev and the two allegedly stolen paintings by Pablo Picasso. He is also in a payment dispute over a Rothko currently sitting in Le Freeport in Singapore.


THE transaction of the Modigliani painting isn't the only thing controversial about the 38 art pieces acquired by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev through Swiss freeport king Yves Bouvier.

There are also the allegedly stolen works by Picasso and a Rothko, the