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Bulger may yield clues to Gardner Museum art heist – The Boston Globe

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

boston.comhttp://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2011/06/26/bulger_may_yield_clues_to_gardner_museum_art_heist/?page=full Bulger may yield clues to Gardner Museum art heist The capture last week of Boston’s most sought-after criminal has given rise to speculation about the potential return of the city’s most sought-after art objects: the 13 pieces of artwork stolen from Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. The US Justice Department ...

Museum theft – Israeli couple held over Auschwitz artefacts theft

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

bbc.co.ukhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13917740 BBC News - Israeli couple held over Auschwitz artefacts theft 25 June 2011 Last updated at 22:11 GMT More than a million people were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz during World War II An Israeli couple have been given suspended jail sentences in Poland for the theft of artefacts from the Nazi ...

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Sunday, June 26th, 2011

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Mountain museum set on fire, burglarized | 9news.com

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

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ekathimerini.com | Illicit antiquities trade continues to thrive in Greece

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

ekathimerini.comhttp://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_24122_24/06/2011_395882 Illicit antiquities trade continues to thrive in Greece Illicit antiquities trade continues to thrive in Greece  Short-staffed archaeological sites are easy targetsThe majority of visitors to state museums in Greece find the experience disappointing. There are various reasons for this, including closed halls due to staff shortages -- a factor which ...

Museum theft – El Guggenheim recupera una pieza robada horas antes por un turista alemán. diariovasco.com

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

El Guggenheim recupera una pieza robada horas antes por un turista alemán. diariovasco.com K. D. | BILBAO. El Museo Guggenheim había cerrado sus puertas y la vigilante de sala cumplía con la rutina de revisar la galería 103, dedicada a la exposición temporal 'El Intervalo luminoso'. Uno tras otro, fue revisando ...

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Sunday, June 26th, 2011

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Whitey Bulger Is Arrested in California – NYTimes.com

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

nytimes.comhttp://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/23/us/23bulger.html?_r=2&hp Whitey Bulger Is Arrested in California By ADAM NAGOURNEY and IAN LOVETT LOS ANGELES — James (Whitey) Bulger, a legendary Boston crime boss indicted in 19 murders and who is on the F.B.I.’s 10 Most Wanted list, was arrested by federal authorities Wednesday night in Santa Monica, ending an international manhunt that ...

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

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Saving Antiquities for Everyone-Looted memorial statues returned to Kenyan family

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Saving Antiquities for Everyone-Looted memorial statues returned to Kenyan family M. Udvardy Ancestral memorial statues (vigango) erected by the Mijikenda peoples of Kenya are frequently stolen and sold to international art dealers. During the summer of 2007, the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) returned two vigango, which had been in the ...

tomflynn: The Wildenstein era will end, and the art market will benefit

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

tom-flynn.blogspot.comhttp://tom-flynn.blogspot.com/2011/06/wildenstein-era-will-crumble-and-art.html The Wildenstein era will end, and the art market will benefit At last the BBC has made decent programme about the art market. However, the conclusions reached on 'Fake or Fortune' confirm what most of us already knew — that when exposed to a raking light, the art market is ...

Museum theft – Nashornhornklau auch in Ritterhausmuseum Offenburg – badische-zeitung.de

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

badische-zeitung.dehttp://www.badische-zeitung.de/offenburg/nashornhornklau-auch-in-offenburg--46616734.html Offenburg: Tierfrevel: Nashornhornklau auch in Offenburg 22. Juni 2011 11:43 Uhr Tierfrevel Diebe suchen gezielt Museen heim, um Nashorn-Ausstellungsstücke zu stehlen. Auch dem Ritterhausmuseum in Offenburg kam eines abhanden. Die Nashörner sind vom Aussterben bedroht, weil für ihre Hörner, die in der ostasiatischen Medizin als Heilmittel gelten, auf dem Schwarzmarkt ein Vermögen bezahlt ...

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

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allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Protect Sculptors From Piracy

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Protect Sculptors From Piracy source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201106210634.html June 22, 2011 Tony Monda 20 June 2011 opinion Whilst there has been much talk about pirated videos, CDs, DVDs and musical recordings locally, the same cannot be said about the visual arts. This article is written in response to various complaints from Zimbabwean sculptors about their stone ...

Stolen: How the Mona Lisa Became the World’s Most Famous Painting | Arts

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

smithsonianmag.comhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/Stolen-How-the-Mona-Lisa-Became-the-Worlds-Most-Famous-Painting.html?c=y&story=fullstory# Stolen: How the Mona Lisa Became the World’s Most Famous Painting | Arts & Culture More from Smithsonian.com It was a quiet, humid Monday morning in Paris, 21 August 1911. Three men were hurrying out of the Louvre. It was odd, since the museum was closed to visitors on Mondays, and odder ...

Wales – Model trains stolen from Betws y Coed museum

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

newswales.co.ukhttp://www.newswales.co.uk/?section=Community&F=1&id=21536 News Wales > Community > Model trains stolen from Betws y Coed museum Railway memorabilia worth thousands of pounds was stolen during a burglary at the Conway Valley Railway Museum in Betws y Coed between 5pm on Wednesday and 10am on Thursday. An offender or offenders gained entry into the museum at ...

Southport Police in search of museum thieves caught on video | WWAY NewsChannel 3 | Wilmington NC News

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

wwaytv3.comhttp://www.wwaytv3.com/2011/06/17/southport-police-search-museum-thieves-caught-video Southport Police in search of museum thieves caught on video | WWAY NewsChannel 3 Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 06/17/2011 - 6:46pm.READ MORE: Southport Police in search of museum thieves caught on video  SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) -- The NC Maritime Museum in Southport was robbed and the thieves are caught on video. ...

Kwame Opoku – MORE DOGON IN MUSÉE DU QUAI BRANLY, PARIS THAN IN NATIONAL MUSEUM, BAMAKO?

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Mali, now at Musée du quai Branly,  Paris, France. There is no doubt that the current exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly, entitled, “Dogon” is the most comprehensive and definitely one of the best exhibitions on the well-known culture of the Dogon, Mali. The exhibits are all so impressive that one ...

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Sunday, June 19th, 2011

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‘Indiana Jones in reverse’ wins archaeology ‘Oscar’ – WalesOnline

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

‘Indiana Jones in reverse’ wins archaeology ‘Oscar’ - Wales News - News - WalesOnline http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/06/18/indiana-jones-in-reverse-wins-archaeology-oscar-91466-28898055/ June 18, 2011 VALUABLE archaeological sites are being “decimated” to service a full-scale industry in selling human history, according to the man dubbed “Indiana Jones in reverse”. Swansea University archaeologist Dr David Gill said many fortune hunters are abandoning ...

Tekening Ensor gestolen uit gemeentemuseum Den Haag – KUNST – PAROOL

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Tekening Ensor gestolen uit gemeentemuseum Den Haag - KUNST - PAROOL http://www.parool.nl/parool/nl/22/KUNST/article/detail/2445676/2011/06/16/Tekening-Ensor-gestolen-uit-gemeentemuseum-Den-Haag.dhtml June 17, 2011 16-06-11   11:02 uur Een tekening van James Ensor is afgelopen week gestolen uit het Gemeentemuseum in Den Haag. Het museum had het werk in bruikleen gekregen van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten (KMSK) in Antwerpen. Dat meldt ...

Tekening Ensor gestolen uit gemeentemuseum Den Haag – KUNST – PAROOL

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Tekening Ensor gestolen uit gemeentemuseum Den Haag - KUNST - PAROOL http://www.parool.nl/parool/nl/22/KUNST/article/detail/2445676/2011/06/16/Tekening-Ensor-gestolen-uit-gemeentemuseum-Den-Haag.dhtml June 17, 2011 16-06-11   11:02 uur Een tekening van James Ensor is afgelopen week gestolen uit het Gemeentemuseum in Den Haag. Het museum had het werk in bruikleen gekregen van het Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten (KMSK) in Antwerpen. Dat meldt ...

Historic Coins Stolen From St. Louis Museum – KTVI

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Historic Coins Stolen From St. Louis Museum - KTVI http://www.fox2now.com/news/ktvi-historic-coins-stolen-from-st-louis-museum-20110615,0,1663741.story June 17, 2011 ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI - FOX2now.com)— A crime with historical significance has police looking for suspects and artifacts. Investigators say someone stole six Civil War era silver and gold coins from the St. Louis Transportation Museum over the weekend--- one of ...

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Friday, June 17th, 2011

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Bril van Gandhi gestolen uit Indiaas museum – Buitenland – AD

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Bril van Gandhi gestolen uit Indiaas museum - Buitenland - AD http://www.ad.nl/ad/nl/1013/Buitenland/article/detail/2445068/2011/06/14/Bril-van-Gandhi-gestolen-uit-Indiaas-museum.dhtml June 15, 2011 Een bril van de Indiase onafhankelijkheidsheld Mahatma Gandhi is uit een museum in het westen van India verdwenen. Het verlies van de bril met de kenmerkende ronde glazen was in november al opgemerkt, maar is nu pas gemeld ...

Een calamiteitenplan, een must voor elke instelling!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Een calamiteitenplan is een absolute noodzaak in een organisatie.  Een calamiteitenplan wordt gemaakt om bij een calamiteit zoveel mogelijk de regie in handen te houden en tijd te winnen. Er zijn erg veel punten die verwerkt moeten worden in een calamiteitenplan en daar is de kennis voor nodig van iedereen ...

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

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Picasso’s Electrician Indicted for Harboring Allegedly Stolen Cache of the Master’s Art – ARTINFO.com

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Picassos Electrician Indicted for Harboring Allegedly Stolen Cache of the Masters Art - ARTINFO.com http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/37876/picassos-electrician-indicted-for-harboring-allegedly-stolen-cache-of-the-masters-art/ June 15, 2011 Pierre  and Danielle Le Guennec , the elderly French couple who last year attracted international attention when they produced a cache of 271 previously unknown Picasso works that they kept in their garage for almost 40 years, have now been ...

Museum theft – Gandhijis iconic spectacles missing

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

The Hindu : News / National : Gandhijis iconic spectacles missing http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2102017.ece June 15, 2011 Mahatma Gandhi's iconic round pair of spectacles have gone missing from Sevagram Ashram in Wardha district of Maharashtra. Ashram inmates on Monday noticed that the specs were not found along with the other belongings of the Father of the ...

Couple Charged with Stealing 271 Picasso Paintings | Gather

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Couple Charged with Stealing 271 Picasso Paintings | Gather http://news.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474979438672 June 14, 2011   A French couple, aged 71, has been charged with stealing 271 Picasso paintings. The paintings were found in the couple's garage and were only found because the couple actually contacted the Picasso estate to get the painting evaluated ...

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Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

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The $7 Million Fake: Forgery Scandal Embarrasses International Art World – SPIEGEL ONLINE – News – International

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The $7 Million Fake: Forgery Scandal Embarrasses International Art World - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,768195,00.html June 14, 2011 By Sven Röbel and Michael Sontheimer More details are emerging about what is thought to be Germany's biggest postwar art forgery scandal. The affair casts an unflattering light on a leading German art historian ...

NOS Nieuws – China drijft koperprijzen op

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

NOS Nieuws - China drijft koperprijzen op http://nos.nl/artikel/248224-gestolen-koper-populair-in-china.html June 14, 2011 "De schade zijn we nog aan het inventariseren, maar vooral de overlast is bijzonder groot", zegt Michiel Haighton van spoorbeheerder ProRail. Opnieuw is op verschillende trajecten in Nederland het treinverkeer ontregeld, omdat koperdieven vannacht hebben toegeslagen. Het koper wordt gebruikt voor het aansturen ...

Horns stolen from stuffed rhinos at five museums – The Denver Post

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Horns stolen from stuffed rhinos at five museums - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/nationworld/ci_18244036 June 13, 2011 BERLIN — Thieves have wrenched the horns off stuffed rhinoceroses in at least five European museums in the past few days, apparently with an eye to grinding up the horns to make an Asian potency remedy.  Police ...

Collectiehulpverlening (CHV) training door Jeroen Jochems en Ton Cremers

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Naar aanleiding van een nog steeds zeer lezenswaardig rapport door toenmalig Erfgoedinspecteur Hanna Pennock - Het risicobeheer in twintig verzelfstandigde rijksmusea; een inventarisatie (Den Haag, 2000) - besloot het Instituut Collectie Nederland onder de enthousiaste leiding van Antoinette Visser (tegenwoordig directeur van het Haags Historisch Museum) aandacht te besteden aan het calamiteitenbeheer bij Nederlandse erfgoedbeheerders en ...

Museum theft – Castile and Warsaw (USA) – Two brothers plead guilty to museum thefts

Friday, June 10th, 2011

Two brothers plead guilty to museum thefts - The Daily News Online: News http://thedailynewsonline.com/news/article_726c08a0-9051-11e0-a23d-001cc4c03286.html June 10, 2011 Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 12:37 am, Tue Jun 7, 2011. WARSAW — Two brothers have pleaded guilty to stealing historical artifacts from museums in Castile and Warsaw. Roy and Michael Ortiz pleaded guilty to third-degree ...

Epe krijgt nieuw beeld De Fietsster in Beekpark – Epe Vaassen – Regio – Stentor

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

EPE - De gemeente Epe geeft kunstenares Greet Grottendieck opdracht een nieuw bronzen beeld van De Fietsster te maken. In het voorjaar van 2010 werd het bronzen beeld gestolen uit het Beekpark in Epe. Al snel kwam de wens eenzelfde beeld van de kunstenares terug te plaatsen, maar omdat de ...

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011

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