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tv   Worlds Apart  RT  May 3, 2018 9:30am-10:01am EDT

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eve bouvier gradually learned another much more lucrative trade as an art dealer. just because she felt. on the mend that album quick witted pretty quick to leave office in a low share quick wit economy function and she quit it is a restaurant though. he. did it because his you get is a vehicle. get to have almost with one of us dos you're given us the whole book of the the deep i just be you know what to take it. upon. for thirty years eve movie has been in the ideal place to learn the secrets of the market. a little brute the shock. somebody in the. videos of a must to avoid is awful miss you so walk at the root of all. the. geese on
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a cute since you yeah so where did they get on the divorce rate in the. us look at the. same. interest rates or lesser sort of all to do more good enough. thanks to the network he's built up the businessman has even opened a gallery on the cable ten the antique dealers district one of paris's most prestigious addresses he takes us there. he wants to show us how well established he is and how he buys and sells some of the most renowned names in painting and sculpture. and i have to tell you we hate. to use it but i try to do all. the gallery director greets us. yes. the gallery houses significant and very
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expensive works this marble sculpture of eve is by. it's already been reserved by an asian client. and it is when you have preserve examplar it. did this go toward the album that was the theme and what is omitted was just this kid they get your seat and your diet is good you presume about a lot of shit to me that this question. how do. you want to because then most of it is a nominal father on more famous signatures and in drawing by salvador dali. i should go. here. here general b.s. you just sit and listen to him he. didn't go through. any reasoning and
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there are no mosquitoes usually if it is just to get the. supervillain in the city's only crime in this question is fully paid by and discuss your can discuss on the scale seen this question. or fed of a bubble or was it overkill and most of. those and both comparable and you lost ever see a feeling of prophetic sit there but people skip the truly peace acacias key piece of. this gets us to go see. you wanted. to see the the fish out a very clear is on a quest for the needy in the community of us weekly. according to inside information these works are worth several million dollars. an art gallery with a view of the louvre quite
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a showcase. at it. but yves bouvier's good fortune is today soured by a series of lawsuits. in may two thousand and fifteen an article about him appeared in luke entitled. the billionaire and the cursed because. it was a look into some of the darker practices of the art market. the allegations made by low point were such that the magazine was found guilty of infringement of privacy. the hard hitting article tells of a violent clash between movie and one of the richest men on the planet a russian dimitry. seen here in this photo taken in his living room in monaco. the be. the big.
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one i'll choke small seemed wrong all my old clothes just don't hold. the old if you forget to shape out just a few can stick out to it and in again try to get close betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground in the. the new global economic war is unfolding in the realm of education the right to education has been supplanted by the right to access to education low it's high education is becoming just another product that can be bought and sold but it's not just about education
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anymore it's also about running a business and what you good. luck with a sauce the kind of fellow they couldn't. want is the place of students in this business model before college i was more now i'm running stream or higher education the new global economic wall. i've been saying the numbers mean fuck they matter the u.s. has over one trillion dollars in debt more than ten white collar crime stamping each dish. eighty five percent of global wealth you want to be all for rich eight point six percent market saw thirty percent rise last year some with four hundred to five hundred three per cent at the first second and bitcoin rose to twenty thousand dollars. china is building a two point one billion dollar a i industrial park but don't let the numbers overwhelm. the only number you need
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to remember is one one business show you can't afford to miss the one and only boom but. the story goes back to two thousand and three when eve bouvier met the russian billionaire a close friend of prince albert. he's the owner of the soccer club a s. monaco. movie and ribbon of love hit it off immediately. they are at a costume party on the billionaire's private greek island. for ten years eve movie help his friend put together an exceptional collection of paintings and sculptures as compiled in this catalogue. he acquired works by woody jani. go gung. ho dum. and even leonardo da vinci. plus some picasso's.
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in zero thirty eight works for the mind boggling sum of just over one billion eight hundred million dollars. but their friendship would come to a brutal end during a meeting in monaco in february two thousand and fifteen eve bouvier's attorney david b. don't explains. the amount of them in the us obviously not all. but we. know that corky. old opinio that people should see me through a bit of live in. paris. you know even when you're that. early fusion to mature a bit of left. there. after. the weekend. the russian billionaire had filed charges against even.
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used him of making exorbitant profits of a billion dollars and his own personal loss. claim to have paid double what his collection was worth. take for example this painting number six by mark rothko. we managed to get a hold of the documents of the transaction. even bought it from wealthy landowners in the border region for eighty three million five hundred thousand dollars. a few weeks later as this invoice shows the painting was sold to an offshore company accent delight which belongs to the russian billionaire. acquired for eighty three point five million dollars. the rothko was sold for one hundred forty million. eve profit on the deal almost seventy million dollars. with this picasso flute player with a naked woman the profit was even more staggering. purchased on october seventh two
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thousand and ten for three and a half million it was sold on to dimitri the very next day for twenty five million a profit of twenty one million in twenty four hours. eve profits were colossal. but his attorney sweeps the accusations aside he believes there was nothing illegal in his client's profits and that the russian billionaire should have been shrewder. whole pushed out. of each. to give him a all there so could all call point to a positive order this is sort of you did you know that you will hear what i mean you at your level of. it is of course. going to stop because i don't get it. and if you wish to fit the. boss because of equal. form do post say i don't he she
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small do you view that's enjoyed. we tried to contact the russian billionaire dimitri ruble of love he preferred not to comment. eve bouvier was indicted in monaco in february two thousand and fifteen for fraud and complicity in money laundering the investigation is still ongoing. but in the collection there were two other paintings that would cause trouble. in september two thousand and fifteen the billionaire posed with these two gotchas which like the rest of his collection he bought from eve bouvier the russian is beaming with joy. he thought he had done good business with these two portraits of checking because his last wife spanish woman with a fan and woman arranging her hair. but an unexpected figure came along to spoil the party. catherine. one of the causes heiresses
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jacqueline's daughter. she found a complaint for theft and suspected each movie of being involved in the fencing of the two paintings sold to rebuild of love along with fifty eight drawings. a judge in paris issued an international warrant for bouvier's arrest. the art dealer was suddenly being sought by police forces all over the world. years gathering with pablo picasso and her mother. back then they lived in the south of france on the hill of an old farmhouse called notes. because i lived in painted there for twenty years or so. in the fourteenth district of paris we're going to meet peter dupont.
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this former journalist was jacqueline picasso's confidant she wrote about their relationship in a book and she witnessed the skill of the artist body of work. to cook to decent then ended in that had to share many young men so much it was like it came she may think that this seemed. i don't need to prove because she could be identified and yet hillcoat is left to back it they will have it. on the artist's death in one thousand nine hundred seventy three then on jackson's death thirteen years later almost two thousand paid. seven thousand drawings and one thousand two hundred sculptures were officially recorded. you know order to pay the inheritance duties part of the work was given to the state something known as payment in lieu. of.
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all the little mall in. the city while. they go. it. watch from the go they don't use of these old clothes. but i say i get an. education to better than a shift just. because those body of work was enormous. some of his works went unrecorded after the painter died they were probably hidden away during the inventory for the inheritance. but that is what this report suggests by the director of the so administration who
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represents the families interests. it is likely that escaped the inventory as they have been hidden by. this is that to be the case for the two disputed paintings. accused of being involved in the theft of the two portraits. defends himself and declares that he did indeed pay catherine you don't. apparently asked him to pay money not directly to the heiress but to a trust fund and offer a company based in a tax haven. close to the. well if they. don't want this if it is if it is a fair.


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