Dr Tom Flynn, FRSA
Tom is a UK-based art historian, valuer and appraiser and a specialist in the professional practices of the international art market, historical and contemporary sculpture, and issues in art crime and cultural heritage. Tom is a graduate of the University of Sussex and the Royal College of Art. He completed his doctorate at the University of Sussex in 1998. His writing has appeared in numerous international art publications and he has held board positions with London-based art price data and contemporary art publishing companies. He is a member of AICA, the International Association of Art Critics, and has published widely on the global art market, contemporary sculpture and art and design history. He is the author of The A to Z of the International Art Market (Bloomsbury 2016).
Angelina Giovani, MA, FRSA
Angelina Giovani is an art historian and provenance researcher based in London. She has an undergraduate degree in art history from the Deree - American College of Greece and an MA in Art Appraisal from Kingston University, London. She is also a graduate of the program in Art Crime and Cultural Heritage Protection Studies run by ARCA (Association for Research into Crimes Against Art) in Amelia, Italy. Angelina organised the first Looted Art Colloquium in Athens in 2013, after attending the Provenance Research Training Program (PRTP) workshops in Zagreb, Vilnius and Rome. For the past three years she has been working for the Jeu de Paume database documenting the Cultural Plunder by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg and previously acted as Head of Provenance Research for a bespoke Family Office Art Advisory. She now works with private collectors to help them reconstruct the narratives behind the artworks in their collections. She speaks Greek, Italian, French and Spanish.
Dr Valeria Vallucci
Valeria Vallucci is a researcher based in Windsor, Berkshire. She has obtained her PhD in English Literature at the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’ on the subject of Lord Byron, Russia and Italy in the years of pre-Risorgimento. Valeria has gained experience as a researcher in a variety of sectors, including Italian food, English football, luxury property market, charity prospecting and provenance. Since working as Provenance Researcher for a famous international art dealer, she has been attending many art courses with Sotheby’s and Christie’s, focusing on Art Crime and Provenance.