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How an Art World Insider Made a Killing by Being Discreet

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(Mary Turner/Getty Images for Sotheby's)
(Mary Turner/Getty Images for Sotheby’s)

The Geneva Freeport, a warehouse complex in the Swiss city, has been a storage facility for high-end items like cars, wine, gold for years—and more recently, for works of art. Yves Bouvier, an art transporter and curator, saw potential in the freeport as a market adjacent to that of the multi-billion-dollar art marketplace. While Bouvier viewed these transactions as a financial opportunity, others viewed them as fraud. Read Sam Knight’s story on The New Yorker.