Archive for July, 2011

Protected: Unbekannte haben in Eisenstadt eine besondere Christusstatue Burgenland gestohlen

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

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Protected: Benin Art of Ancient Nigeria

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

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Documentenwacht presenteert TICNOLOGY

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

  documentenwacht.nlhttp://www.documentenwacht.nl/documentenwacht-presenteert-ticnology TICNOLOGY Met enige trots presenteren wij u TICNOLOGY Archief Monitoring. De synergie tussen de diverse bedrijven waar wij zeer nauw mee samenwerken, heeft geleid tot het zoeken naar en het vinden van innovatieve oplossingen voor vraagstukken over archiefmonitoring, die de  instandhouding van het nationaal cultureel erfgoed preventief kunnen waarborgen.  Onze stelling is dan ook ...

Protected: Risorgono le lunette di Santa Croce Al Museo del Duomo i dipinti rubati (The paintings, mysteriously disappeared from the Basilica of Santa Croce in Castle, were recovered by police in 2011. Cagliari holder a merchant who had already sold. The paintings are the master of the Navy, Joseph Deris)

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

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Protected: Fiscalía, Iglesia y Cultura harán inventario del patrimonio eclesial

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

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The Art Newspaper’s New York office is looking for a qualified intern interested in gaining work experience in art publishing

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

The Art Newspaper’s New York office is looking for a qualified intern interested in gaining work experience in art publishing. The internship will run from September to December. You must be available to work at least 2 days per week. Responsibilities include working on exhibition preview texts, entering exhibition information ...

Protected: ormer art director working for dealer Lawrence Salander was convicted of defrauding four estates out of about $5 million by selling 80 works of art without notifying their owner

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

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ARCAblog: Author and Historian Peter Watson Discussed What He Called “Some Unpublished and Un-pulishable Details about Recent Art Crimes”

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

  art-crime.blogspot.comhttp://art-crime.blogspot.com/2011/07/author-and-historian-peter-watson.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+arcablog+%28ARCAblog%29 Author and Historian Peter Watson Discussed What He Called “Some Unpublished and Un-pulishable Details about Recent Art Crimes” Peter Watson (Photo by Urska Charney) by Catherine Schofield Sezgin Peter Watson, author of numerous books including “The Medici Conspiracy” and “Sotheby’s the Inside Story”, leaned back in his chair in front of the audience ...

Protected: Acclaimed US historian indicted for document theft

Friday, July 29th, 2011

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Protected: $400k in gold stolen from museum in New Jersey

Friday, July 29th, 2011

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Protected: Leonardo in Bavaria? The Expensive Quest to Authenticate a Da Vinci

Friday, July 29th, 2011

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Protected: AfricanColours – Important work of Art disappears at the Nairobi National Museum!

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Museum theft – Ipswich: Rhino horn theft sparks major inquiry

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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PHILADELPHIA SHOP OWNER CHARGED IN AFRICAN ELEPHANT IVORY SMUGGLING INVESTIGATION

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2011 PRESS RELEASE PHILADELPHIA SHOP OWNER CHARGED IN AFRICAN ELEPHANT IVORY SMUGGLING INVESTIGATION Federal Agents Seize Approximately One Ton of Elephant Ivory BROOKLYN, NY – The owner of a Philadelphia African art store, Victor Gordon, was arrested earlier today on charges of conspiracy, smuggling and Lacey Act violations related to ...

Protected: Man Wanted In Burglary, Theft From Frisco Museum

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Museum director: Theft was ’sad’ (Pioneer Museum of Alabama)

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Rosie the rhino’s horn stolen from Ipswich Museum

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Fighting Illicit Traffic of Cultural Property in South-East Europe

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Mark Twain House: Probe Shows Former Worker At Mark Twain House Embezzled

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Man Attempts To Steal Samurai Swords (The swords had been taken from a museum during the Vietnam War)

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: NY Mummy Smugglers Reveal Vast Antiquities Black Market

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: N.Y. collector, partner granted bail in historical document theft case

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Swedish museum hit by rhino horn heist

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

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Protected: Art Dealer Arrested In ‘Staggering’ African Elephant Ivory Seizure

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

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Protected: 932 books stolen from the National Library of Peru

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

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Protected: Another US ‘Antique’ Smuggling Case: Why Import Restrictions Are Needed

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

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Protected: Philadelphia business imported illegal ivory carvings, prosecutors say

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Burgling Metal Detectorist Offers Relic to Pay Back Damage Debt

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

paul-barford.blogspot.comhttp://paul-barford.blogspot.com/2011/07/burgling-metal-detectorist-offers-relic.html Burgling Metal Detectorist Offers Relic to Pay Back Damage Debt .I thought I'd written about this before, but it seems not (Portsmouth News,'Burglar offers relic to pay back damage debt', Saturday 23 July 2011): Drunken burglar William Wilson, who caused thousands of pounds of damage by trashing a pub, will pay off ...

Protected: Leicestershire police create online gallery of treasured goods

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

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Protected: Attention, Missing Artworks: The Chelsea Hotel Remembers You Well

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

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Protected: Hull seafarers’ statue stolen from Victoria Pier

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

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Protected: Presentan patrimonio histórico recuperado en Suiza, Dinamarca y España

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

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Protected: Insider theft – Dinham jailed for National Library of Scotland theft

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

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Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: Only Intrested in the ‘Istry? Largest metal detecting forum admits major cover-up

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

paul-barford.blogspot.comhttp://paul-barford.blogspot.com/2011/07/only-intrested-in-istry-largest-metal.html Only Intrested in the 'Istry? Largest metal detecting forum admits major cover-up . Over on Heritage Action's webpage is an interesting text on the flip-flopping of the ethos of the UK's oldest and largest metal detecting forum. In the old days when some of us thought it was worth talking to artefact ...

Looting Matters: “This is a revolution”: Turkey and Cultural Property

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

lootingmatters.blogspot.comhttp://lootingmatters.blogspot.com/2011/07/this-is-revolution-turkey-and-cultural.html Looting Matters: "This is a revolution": Turkey and Cultural Property Today's Times  (London) had a report of Turkey's recently claims on cultural property (Alexander Christie-Miller, "Victory in campaign to seize back priceless artefacts lost to the world", The Times  July 22, 2011 [pay to view]). The prompt relates to the return of the "Weary Herakles" ...

Cultural Property Observer: Double Standards: Unprovenanced Athenian Decadrachms in Greek National Coin Collection and Alpha Bank Collection

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

culturalpropertyobserver.blogspot.comhttp://culturalpropertyobserver.blogspot.com/2011/07/double-standards-unprovenanced-athenian.html Unprovenanced Athenian Decadrachms in Greek National Coin Collection and Alpha Bank Collection As set forth below, Greek cultural bureaucrats and their allies in the archaeological community have lobbied for the inclusion of coins in the newly announced MOU with Greece. Yet, why should the US Government preclude American citizens from importing unprovenanced ...

Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Bail Set, Lawyers File Appearances in Khouli Antiquities Smuggling Case

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.comhttp://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/2011/07/bail-set-lawyers-file-appearances-in.html Bail Set, Lawyers File Appearances in Khouli Antiquities Smuggling Case A multiple count felony indictment against Moussa "Morris" Khouli, Joseph A. Lewis II, Salem Alshdaifat, and Ayman Ramadan charges the defendants with antiquities smuggling crimes. Three defendants are now actively engaged in their cases that are before the federal court of ...

Is Zahi Hawass Ever NOT In the News? « Cultural Property

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Is Zahi Hawass Ever NOT In the News? Posted on July 21, 2011 by Kimberly Alderman 0 When normal people lose their jobs, they go home, tell their spouses, have a drink, and hope they find work before friends and family catch on.  Not Zahi Hawass.  As a long-time media darling, he was already positioned for ...

The Art Law Blog: “Much attention has been paid to the forces at work against the foundation, but in fact the seeds of destruction were sown by the hands of Barnes himself.”

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

"Much attention has been paid to the forces at work against the foundation, but in fact the seeds of destruction were sown by the hands of Barnes himself." James Panero has the cover story in the new issue of Philanthropymagazine on the Barnes Foundation.  He says it's "been a case study in how an institution ...

Protected: London’s museums warned of rhino horn theft risk

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

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