Archive for October, 2010

Protected: BANGED-up book dealer Raymond Scott, who tried to flog a stolen copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio, has landed a prison job… in the library.

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

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Protected: Verdun – Wapens gestolen uit museum

Friday, October 29th, 2010

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Protected: Verdun – Wapens gestolen uit museum

Friday, October 29th, 2010

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Protected: Brons gered van de smeltkroes

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

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Productinformatie – Kostenbesparing door een betere Cashgeld beveiliging

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Een nieuwe innovatie die veel kostbare uren saai telwerk uit handen neemt en bankbiljetten beveiligt vanaf de kassa tot in de bank. Het klinkt te mooi om waar te zijn, maar dit is inmiddels ook in Nederland mogelijk. Die besparing is te realiseren door het verankeren van de intelligente afroomkluis CCi ...

Protected: Alkmaar – Dwaze Moeders worden opgelapt

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

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Kwame Opoku – DO AFRICAN SCULPTURES EVER DIE? COMMENTS ON THE EXHIBITION “ODE AU GRAND ART AFRICAIN : LES STATUES MEURENT AUSSI”, PARIS

Monday, October 25th, 2010

« L’art africain comme tout grand art, me dira-t-on, en tout cas plus que tout autre, et depuis si longtemps si ce n’est depuis toujours, est d’abord dans l’homme, dans l’émotion de l’homme transmise aux choses par l’homme et sa société.  C’est la raison pour laquelle on ne peut séparer le ...

Protected: Recordvangst nepkunst in Portugal

Monday, October 25th, 2010

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Beveiliging beelden in de openbare ruimte; alarmsysteem & Aantoonbaar Beheer Systeem

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Beveiliging beelden in de openbare ruimte; alarmsysteem & Aantoonbaar Beheer Systeem Wat betreft de externe stroomvoorziening middels een battery pack: tot voor kort moest dit pack in het beeld geplaatst worden. Inmiddels is besloten deze packs in de sokkel of beneden maaiveld te plaatsen. De ruimte die “in” het beeld nodig ...

Protected: BILBAO – Een verwarde student kunstgeschiedenis heeft vrijdag het schilderij ‘Boaz ontvangt de erfenis van Elimelek’ van de 17e-eeuwse Nederlandse meester Jan Victors beschadigd. Dat heeft het Guggenheim Museum laten weten.

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

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Protected: HASSELT – Journaliste Sue Somers schreef een boek over een van de grootste kunstdiefstallen uit de Belgische geschiedenis. In ‘De dief van De Liefdesbrief’ vertelt zij het tragische verhaal van Mario Roymans.

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

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London, UK: Van Meegeren’s secret supplies

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Van Meegeren’s secret supplies http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Van+Meegeren%E2%80%99s+secret+supplies/21597 Documents reveal the forger placed bulk orders for lapis lazuli from UK art suppliers Winsor & Newton By Martin Bailey | From issue 217, October 2010 Published online 20 Oct 10 (News) A Van Meegeren "Vermeer" LONDON. A secret Scotland Yard report shows that the notorious Dutch forger Han van ...

BEIJING — China has renewed a call for the return of relics looted from the Old Summer Palace in Beijing 150 years ago — an act seen as a cause of national humiliation at the hands of Western armies

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

China wants looted Summer Palace relics returned BEIJING — China has renewed a call for the return of relics looted from the Old Summer Palace in Beijing 150 years ago -- an act seen as a cause of national humiliation at the hands of Western armies.The Yuanmingyuan, a summer resort garden ...

Protected: Zijn vermomming was wel creatief, maar niet efficiënt. Een Amerikaanse inbreker liep rond in een museum, getooid in een ‘boompak’. Een spoor van takken, mos en bladeren werd hem fataal.

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

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Protected: Zijn vermomming was wel creatief, maar niet efficiënt. Een Amerikaanse inbreker liep rond in een museum, getooid in een ‘boompak’. Een spoor van takken, mos en bladeren werd hem fataal.

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

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Germany Extradites To Ukraine Three Suspects In Case On Caravaggio Painting Stolen From Odesa Museum (18:10, Thursday, October 14, 2010)

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Germany Extradites To Ukraine Three Suspects In Case On Caravaggio Painting Stolen From Odesa Museum (18:10, Thursday, October 14, 2010) http://un.ua/eng/article/291242.html Ukrainian News Agency Germany has extradited to Ukraine three suspects in the case on the painting The Taking of Christ, or Judas's Kiss, a canvas by Caravaggio, which was stolen from the ...

LI, NY USA: LI museum director sentenced for Egyptian artifact theft

Monday, October 18th, 2010

LI museum director sentenced for Egyptian artifact theft http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/li_museum_director_sentenced_for_m8ewK4q1OIOWlINeCC4BRN By MITCHEL MADDUX Last Updated: 4:14 PM, October 15, 2010 Posted: 4:13 PM, October 15, 2010 The former director of a Long Island museum who stole Egyptian artifacts from the institution's collection -- and later sold the rare antiquities through Christie’s auction house -- was sentenced ...

London, UK: Tate puts sunflower seeds off limits due to health concerns

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Tate puts sunflower seeds off limits due to health concerns http://theartnewspaper.com/articles/Tate+puts+sunflower+seeds+off+limits+due+to+health+concerns/21723 The museum announced this morning that visitors can no longer walk over Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's installation because of fears of creating ceramic dust By Anny Shaw | Web only Published online 15 Oct 10 (News) A child plays with the porcelain seeds in ...

More Than 10,000 Unrestituted Nazi-Looted Art Objects Now Listed on Internet; Call to Museums, Dealers to Check Holdings

Monday, October 18th, 2010

More Than 10,000 Unrestituted Nazi-Looted Art Objects Now Listed on Internet; Call to Museums, Dealers to Check Holdings http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/more-than-10000-unrestituted-nazi-looted-art-objects-now-listed-on-internet-call-to-museums-dealers-to-check-holdings-105158444.html NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nazi records and photographs of the looting of more than 20,000 individual art objects from Jews in France and Belgium are now online in a searchable ...

Protected: De ‘mosman’, Gregory Liascos (36), probeerde in te breken in het Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Hillsboro, Oregon

Monday, October 18th, 2010

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Insider theft – Long Island museum director sentenced for Egyptian artifact theft

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

The former director of a Long Island museum who stole Egyptian artifacts from the institution's collection -- and later sold the rare antiquities through Christie’s auction house -- was sentenced today to serve time in federal prison. Barry Stern, who headed Long Island University’s Hillwood Museum, was sentenced to serve one ...

Insider theft – A LIBRARY assistant stole thousands of pounds worth of books and then stored them alphabetically in a bookcase at his home

Sunday, October 17th, 2010

BOOK THIEF STOLE OVER 12 YEARS A LIBRARY assistant stole thousands of pounds worth of books and then stored them alphabetically in a bookcase at his home. Barry Charles Angove has worked at Barrow Library as a library assistant since 1996. Angove, 62, hit the headlines back in 2004 after saving 800 ...

Koper- en bronsdiefstal – Diefstal van beelden uit het publieke domein kan voorkomen worden.

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Er lijkt nauwelijks een halt toe te roepen aan de diefstal van beelden uit het publieke domein. Al jaren, de afgelopen maanden in toenemend aantal, sturen we berichten rond over diefstal van bronzen beelden. Hoewel brons 'slechts' twee tot drie euro per kilo oplevert lijkt diefstal van brons voor de ...

Koper- en bronsdiefstal – Diefstal van beelden uit het publieke domein kan voorkomen worden.

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Er lijkt nauwelijks een halt toe te roepen aan de diefstal van beelden uit het publieke domein. Al jaren, de afgelopen maanden in toenemend aantal, sturen we berichten rond over diefstal van bronzen beelden. Hoewel brons 'slechts' twee tot drie euro per kilo oplevert lijkt diefstal van brons voor de ...

Protected: HEESCH – Uit de tuin van beeldhouwster Jet van Zijl zijn drie grote bronzen beelden gestolen.

Friday, October 15th, 2010

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Gresford, UK: Historic sundial stolen from Gresford church

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Historic sundial stolen from Gresford church http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/northeastwales/hi/people_and_places/relig... The sundial had stood outside Gresford's All Saints church since 1732 A 300-year-old sundial has been stolen from outside historic All Saints' Church in Gresford, near Wrexham. It is thought the sundial, which had been a feature at the church since 1732, was stolen some time ...

Rome, Italy: Time Limit Ends Antiquities Case Of Ex-Curator

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Time Limit Ends Antiquities Case Of Ex-Curator http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/14/arts/design/14true.html?_r=1 By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO Published: October 13, 2010 ROME — The case against Marion True, the former curator of antiquities at the J.Paul Getty Museum, ended abruptly on Wednesday, after a court here ruled that the statute of limitations on her alleged crimes — receiving artifacts stolen ...

Book review – The Art of Benin Repatriation and the Repatriation of Benin Art

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Peju Layiwola.  Benin1897.com: Art and the Restitution Question.Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria  Wy Art Editions, 2010.  Illustrations.244 pp.  $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-978-902-703-3. Reviewed by Joseph Nevadomsky The Art of Benin Repatriation and the Repatriation of  Benin Art There are several features of this book that deserve review andcomment. First is the title, intriguing and ...

Protected: Oostende – Hoed van kunstschilder Ensor gestolen

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

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Protected: Oostende – Hoed van kunstschilder Ensor gestolen

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

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Protected: Egypte – onderminister van Cultuur veroordeeld tot drie jaar cel wegens nalatigheid die leidde tot de diefstal van een schilderij van Vincent van Gogh uit een museum in Caïro.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

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Protected: BEELD VERKADE ‘TERUG’ IN HARDERWIJK

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

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Protected: AMERSFOORT – In de nacht van vrijdagavond op zaterdag zijn er zestien schilderijen gestolen van de Maarnse kunstenares Ank ter Kuile.

Monday, October 11th, 2010

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Glasgow, Scotland: Row after security breach at art gallery

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Row after security breach at art gallery http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/row-after-security-breach-at-art-gallery-1.1060429 EXCLUSIVE: Gerry Braiden Share 0 comments 9 Oct 2010 One of Scotland’s top attractions is at the centre of a security breach row after staff found tourists wandering around inside while the building was closed to the public. Early morning cleaners at Kelvingrove Art ...

Protected: Een vervalsing! Wat nu…? (valse kunst en rol veilingen)

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

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Protected: Afgang voor Zweeds museum dat diefstal schilderij Munch pas ontdekte nadat politie het schilderij vond

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

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Luxor, Egypt: Efforts insufficient in curbing heritage trafficking

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Efforts insufficient in curbing heritage trafficking http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2010-10/04/content_11376572.htm (Xinhua) Updated: 2010-10-04 10:02 LUXOR - The international efforts in cracking down on heritage relic trafficking are "radically insufficient" and much more is needed to control the worsening situation, said a senior UNESCO official here on Sunday. "There has not been enough attention from the world governments ...

Protected: Athens, Greece: Chinese support for return of Marbles

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

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Grand Rapids, MI USA: Third incident of vandalism hits ArtPrize

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Third incident of vandalism hits ArtPrize http://www.mlive.com/artprize/index.ssf/2010/10/third_incident_of_vandalism_hits_artprize.html Published: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 6:52 PM Updated: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 8:14 PM John Tunison | The Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS -- In the third instance of ArtPrize vandalism, Joseph Wambaugh, the creator of a butterfly sculpture behind DeVos Place, ...

Williams, AZ USA: Ariz. Officials Work To Protect Ancient Art

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Ariz. Officials Work To Protect Ancient Art http://www.wkrg.com/raw_news/article/ariz.-officials-work-to-protect-ancient-art/1017971/Oct-03-2010_1-35-pm/ by (AP) WILLIAMS, Ariz. Published: Sun, October 03, 2010 - 12:19 pm CST Last Updated: Sun, October 03, 2010 - 1:35 pm CST Investigators Have Yet To Identify Any Suspects In The Case Of A 1,000-year-old Rock Art Panel That Was Damaged In Northern Arizona ...