As Money Launderers Buy Dalís, U.S. Looks at Lifting the Veil on Art Sales

Many of the world’s most celebrated artworks are not hanging in museums, but hidden away in the storage vaults of free ports, like the Geneva Free Port in Switzerland.

Secrecy has long been part of the art market’s mystique, but now lawmakers say they fear it fosters abuses and should be addressed.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/19/arts/design/money-laundering-art-market.html