Archive for August, 2011

Protected: NZ – More medal thefts could happen

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

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Protected: Museum worker charged with war medals theft

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

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Protected: Cops find thousands of stolen library items in DuPage apartment – Naperville Sun

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

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Protected: The Secret FBI File: J. Edgar Hoover vs. J. Paul Getty | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

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Protected: Schutterijmuseum naar kerk Steyl

Monday, August 29th, 2011

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Protected: South Africa – ‘Temple thefts may be drug-related’

Monday, August 29th, 2011

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Protected: Bende berooft museum van hoorns

Monday, August 29th, 2011

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Protected: Hoorns neushoorn gestolen uit museum Rotterdam

Monday, August 29th, 2011

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Kwame Opoku – HORNIMAN MUSEUM AND THE RESTITUTION OF BENIN BRONZES

Monday, August 29th, 2011

HORNIMAN MUSEUM AND THE RESTITUTION OF BENIN BRONZES http://www.museum-security.org/opoku_horniman.htm August 29, 2011 LOOTED NIGERIAN BENIN BRONZES IN HORNIMAN MUSEUM, LONDON. The exhibition is showcasing some of the works that made Benin (Nigeria) famous. It once again, reminds the world of a civilization truncated by the imperial forces of the colonialist. The works on show at ...

Protected: Hintergrund: Raubkunst im Museum Rietberg? – Kultur – tagesanzeiger.ch

Friday, August 26th, 2011

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Protected: TWO paintings valued at nearly R100 000 have been stolen from the Huguenot Memorial Museum in Franschhoek.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

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tomflynn: Culture of silence and intimidation surrounds Degas sculpture trade

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

tomflynn: Culture of silence and intimidation surrounds Degas sculpture trade http://tom-flynn.blogspot.com/2011/08/culture-of-silence-and-intimidation.html August 25, 2011 A fascinating piece by Bloomberg's William D. Cohan yesterday ( here ) throws light on the disturbing industry of questionable Degas bronze casting that has become a multi-million dollar business for those involved. Tellingly, it seems to have been a couple of ...

Protected: Zheng Xinmiao, curator of the Palace Museum in Beijing, responds to the 10 scandals the museum has been involved in recently.

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

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Protected: Insider theft – China’s Forbidden City accused over thieves, tax and termites

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

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Protected: Art thefts on the rise across North America | The Art Newspaper

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

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Protected: Recent art thefts in North America

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

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Protected: Art thefts on the rise across North America – The Art Newspaper

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: SLAM Disputes Government’s “Contraband” Claim in Ka-Nefer-Nefer Mummy Mask Case

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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Protected: Suit Against MoMA Highlights Time-Limit Rule in Nazi Looting Claims – NYTimes.com

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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Protected: New York – Building super accused of stealing artwork

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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Protected: What”s the point of stealing a museum masterpiece?

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

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Protected: Picasso, Kandinsky, Dix: Kölner Paar klaute 93 Kunstwerke für 1,6 Millionen Euro | Köln | EXPRESS

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

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Dutch Museum to sell African Collection

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Dutch Museum to sell African Collection http://www.museum-security.org/Kwame_Opoku_dutch_museum_to_sell_african_collection.htm August 23, 2011 Dutch Museum to sell African Collection "We are going to sell the entire Africa collection and the Americas collection, and will only keep the top pieces in the rest of our collection so we can focus on Asian art,".  Stanley Bremer, Director at Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam. Crown, ...

Dutch Museum to sell African Collection

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Dutch Museum to sell African Collection http://www.museum-security.org/Kwame_Opoku_dutch_museum_to_sell_african_collection.htm August 23, 2011 Dutch Museum to sell African Collection "We are going to sell the entire Africa collection and the Americas collection, and will only keep the top pieces in the rest of our collection so we can focus on Asian art,".  Stanley Bremer, Director at Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam. Crown, ...

Reactie uit Afrika op plannen Wereldmuseum Afrikaanse collectie te verkopen

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Mudenda George S <mudenda.georges@yahoo.com> Date: 19 August 2011 18:33 Subject: Re: [AFRICOM-L] Dutch museums may sell treasures to make ends meet: complete € 60 million Africana collection for sale To: africom-l@list.africom.museum Dear Colleagues, I find the idea of selling the entire Africa collection and the Americas collection as sad. As far as I am ...

Protected: ‘Dief van Mona Lisa is een Italiaanse held’

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

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Protected: Honderd jaar geleden: De diefstal van de Mona Lisa – HP/De Tijd

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

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Protected: Luanda – The Angolan government is engaged in preservation of the cultural heritages of the country, under the Convention of International Institute for Unification of Law/1995 (UNIDROIT), said Friday the director of Planning and Statistics Office of Culture Ministry, Afonso Valentim.

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

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Protected: Was Stolen Rembrandt A Fake?

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

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Protected: Contemporary Bronzes Targeted By Scrap Metal Thieves – ArtLyst

Friday, August 19th, 2011

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Protected: Suspects steal statue from museum

Friday, August 19th, 2011

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Protected: Die spektakulärsten Kunstraube: Van Gogh im Kofferraum – Kunst – FOCUS Online – Nachrichten

Friday, August 19th, 2011

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Protected: Chase Museum Fire update

Friday, August 19th, 2011

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ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam’s Wereldmuseum plans to sell its African and American treasures to cover funding shortfalls made more likely by the economic crisis in Europe and a planned cut in state subsidies to the arts starting in 2013 | Museum Security Network

Friday, August 19th, 2011

ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam’s Wereldmuseum plans to sell its African and American treasures to cover funding shortfalls made more likely by the economic crisis in Europe and a planned cut in state subsidies to the arts starting in 2013 | Museum Security Network.

Protected: ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam’s Wereldmuseum plans to sell its African and American treasures to cover funding shortfalls made more likely by the economic crisis in Europe and a planned cut in state subsidies to the arts starting in 2013

Friday, August 19th, 2011

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Protected: Sparring Over Berlins Mona Lisa: German-Hating Frenchman Sparked Nefertiti Row

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

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Protected: Mayor of Gothenburg says city will return Paracas textiles to Peru : Peruvian Times

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

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Protected: Stealing the Mona Lisa | The Art Newspaper

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

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Protected: Gallerist sues “SpongeBob” artist over alleged heist | The Art Newspaper

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

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Protected: Museum theft – Robbers made off with two rhino horns from a Belgium museum, the third such heist in the country in less than two months

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

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