Archive for June, 2012

tomflynn: Art Loss Register and Jack Solomon facing lawsuit over their part in Norman Rockwell title dispute

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Art Loss Register and Jack Solomon facing lawsuit over their part in Norman Rockwell title dispute http://tom-flynn.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/art-loss-register-and-jack-solomon.html?spref=fb June 6, 2012 Norman Rockwell, Russian Schoolroom It took years, and cost her a fortune in legal fees, but in 2010, US art dealer Judy Goffman Cutler finally won title to the Norman Rockwell painting which she legitimately ...

Illicit Cultural Property: Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Will US Attorneys Appeal after latest Ka Nefer Nefer setback? http://illicit-cultural-property.blogspot.nl/2012/06/will-us-attorneys-appeal-after-latest.html June 5, 2012 A judge has dismissed the federal government's request to reconsider an earlier ruling dismissing the government's forfeiture request for the Ka Nefer Nefer mask currently on display at the St. Louis Art Museum. Rick St. Hilaire notes the U.S. ...

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art | CHASING APHRODITE

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Antiquities Trade as Organized Crime: Glasgow Team Digs Deep into the Market For Ancient Art http://chasingaphrodite.com/2012/06/04/the-antiquities-trade-as-organized-crime-glasgow-team-digs-deep-into-the-market-for-ancient-art/ June 5, 2012 An exciting new research effort has been launched by some of the most prominent researchers of the illicit antiquities trade. Simon Mackenzie, Neil Brodie and Suzie Thomas at the University of Glasgow have received £1 million over four years ...

Protected: Can you love a fake piece of art? (Ton Cremers)

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

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Protected: Portable Antiquity Collecting and Heritage Issues: US Government Case SLAMMED

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Motion Denied: Missouri Court Forces Prosecution to Consider Appealing the St. Louis Art Museum Ka Nefer Case

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Protected: Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire: Motion to Reconsider Urges Court to Resurrect St. Louis Art Museum Mummy Mask Case

Monday, June 4th, 2012

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Cultural Property Observer: Loot Busters (Dorothy King)

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

Loot Busters (update June 3, 2012) What a meager result; since the announcement of this site nothing interesting was added anymore. Does that mean nothing is happening, or died this endeavour at birth...? http://culturalpropertyobserver.blogspot.com/2012/02/loot-busters.html Februray 29, 2012 Dorothy King and Culture-Concierge.com have unveiled a website designed to help identify likely looted material. For more, ...

Protected: Dublin pair held over theft of €20m relic from church / Gardaí in Co Offaly have recovered the 12th century shrine of St Manchan (Ton Cremers)

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

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Protected: Treasure hunters are proliferating in Lanka and roaming not only in the Colombo Museum but in 250,000 archaeological sites (Ton Cremers)

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012

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Protected: Arlington Police recover valuable sculpture stolen from Dallin museum (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

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Protected: Woman who punched, scratched and rubbed her buttocks on $40m painting avoids jail time | Mail Online

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

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Protected: Museums seen as soft target (Ton Cremers)

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

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product information – Protect your precious works of art: anti-theft picture hanging system

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Protect your precious works of art: anti-theft picture hanging system May 31, 2012 Eindhoven, The Netherlands In recent years, STAS picture hanging systems has confirmed its status as the world’s most innovative manufacturer of high-quality picture hanging systems time and time again. The company offers numerous solutions to help you hang your pictures safely, ...