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Courthouse News Service – Discovery Slated in Suit Over Cambodian Statue – Sotheby’s cannot toss claims that its auction catalog included a 10th century statue that had been looted from a sacred Cambodian temple

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Courthouse News Service http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/03/29/56212.htm March 31, 2013 By ADAM KLASFELD  Tweet   Discovery Slated in Suit Over Cambodian Statue   By ADAM KLASFELD  MANHATTAN (CN) - Sotheby's cannot toss claims that its auction catalog included a 10th century statue that had been looted from a sacred Cambodian temple, a federal judge ruled. Duryodhana, which translates to "difficult to ...

Protected: Jongeman zaagt slagtand olifant met kettingzaag af in museum – Hbvl.be

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

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Sunday, March 31st, 2013

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Criminal gangs target ivory in museums

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Criminal gangs target ivory in museums http://www.itv.com/news/update/2013-03-30/criminal-gangs-target-ivory-in-museums/ March 31, 2013 9:17pm, Sat 30 Mar 2013Man 'tries to steal' museum tusk Last updated Sun 31 Mar 2013The damaged elephant skeleton at the Paris Natural History museums Credit: EBU The attack on an elephant skeleton at the Paris Natural History Musuem is the latest in a series of ...

Jongeman zaagt slagtand olifant met kettingzaag af in museum – Hbvl.be

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Jongeman zaagt slagtand olifant met kettingzaag af in museum 30/03 IN DE RAND In Parijs is in de nacht van vrijdag op zaterdag een jongeman van 20 opgepakt nadat hij in een natuurhistorisch museum was binnengebroken om daar met een kettingzaag een slagtand van een olifant af te zagen. Volgens de politie heeft ...

Protected: ArtSlant – A Brief and Incomplete History of Stolen, Lost, and Destroyed Works of Art

Friday, March 29th, 2013

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ArtSlant – A Brief and Incomplete History of Stolen, Lost, and Destroyed Works of Art

Friday, March 29th, 2013

ArtSlant - A Brief and Incomplete History of Stolen, Lost, and Destroyed Works of Art http://www.artslant.com/la/articles/show/34241 March 29, 2013 A work of art that’s been stolen attains a tantalizing aura of mystery, a legendary status that grows with each hour of absence. A destroyed or a lost work of art can sometimes attain that level ...

Protected: Guard who opened the door to robbers in notorious Gardner Museum heist under suspicion 23 years later – News – Boston.com

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

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Guard who opened the door to robbers in notorious Gardner Museum heist under suspicion 23 years later – News – Boston.com

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Was anyone watching the Gardner Museum watchman? http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/03/09/guard-who-opened-the-door-robbers-notorious-gardner-museum-heist-under-suspicion-years-later/J9cyv9A0rRkJ1t0OYpwdvL/story.html March 28, 2013 Night watchman Richard Abath may have made the most costly mistake in art history shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990. Police found him handcuffed and duct-taped in the basement of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum seven hours after he unwisely opened ...

Protected: Halifax art dealer describes how Tillman allegedly stole artifacts | Globalnews.ca

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

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Halifax art dealer describes how Tillman allegedly stole artifacts | Globalnews.ca

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Halifax art dealer describes how Tillman allegedly stole artifacts http://globalnews.ca/news/433944/halifax-art-dealer-describes-how-tillman-allegedly-stole-artifacts/ March 28, 2013 Christine Tam New details have been uncovered about a Halifax man suspected of stealing a million dollars worth of artifacts. Until now, little has been known about John Tillman’s alleged activities as a self-proclaimed art dealer. RCMP allege Tillman spent decades stealing a trove of ...

Moscow Artist Jailed for Avant-Garde Art Forgery

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Moscow Artist Jailed for Avant-Garde Art Forgery http://en.ria.ru/crime/20130327/180284179.html March 28, 2013 MOSCOW, March 27 (RIA Novosti) - A Moscow artist was found guilty on Wednesday and sentenced to four years in prison for forging and selling what he claimed were Russian avant-garde paintings, the RAPSI legal news agency reported. Alexander Chernov formed a criminal ...

Protected: MATT CONNOLLY: Isabella Stewart Gardner back in the headlines – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

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MATT CONNOLLY: Isabella Stewart Gardner back in the headlines – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

MATT CONNOLLY: Isabella Stewart Gardner back in the headlines http://www.patriotledger.com/news/cops_and_courts/x1522344722/MATT-CONNOLLY-Isabella-Stewart-Gardner-back-in-the-headlines March 26, 2013 "Landscape with an Obelisk," 1638, one of 13 works of art stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990. I suppose in a contest it'd be a close call as to who is more infamous, Whitey Bulger or those who ...

Protected: Observers, investigators say now is time to find Gardner art before it is lost

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

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Observers, investigators say now is time to find Gardner art before it is lost

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Observers, investigators say now is time to find Gardner art before it is lost - Metro - The Boston Globe http://bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/03/24/observers-investigators-say-now-time-find-gardner-art-before-lost/Z4HQc74zz6ek7QWOcZvNsO/story.html March 26, 2013 By Milton J. Valencia , Shelley Murphy and Stephen Kurkjian  |  Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent     March 25, 2013 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum/AP/File "The Storm on the Sea of ...

Protected: Rhino heads removed from Elgin Museum to Edinburgh amid theft fears | News | Edinburgh | STV

Monday, March 25th, 2013

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Rhino heads removed from Elgin Museum to Edinburgh amid theft fears | News | Edinburgh | STV

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Rhino heads removed from Elgin Museum to Edinburgh amid theft fears | News | Edinburgh | STV http://local.stv.tv/edinburgh/218900-rhino-heads-removed-from-elgin-museum-to-edinburgh-amid-theft-fears/ March 25, 2013 Rhino head: The items have been moved to Edinburgh.SWNS A museum has been forced to surrender a pair of rhino heads worth £400,000 amid fears they would be targeted by ruthless armed gangs. The ...

Protected: Gardner Art Heist: The Thieves Who Couldn’t Steal Straight | Cognoscenti

Monday, March 25th, 2013

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Gardner Art Heist: The Thieves Who Couldn’t Steal Straight | Cognoscenti

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Gardner Art Heist: The Thieves Who Couldn’t Steal Straight | Cognoscenti http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/03/25/gardner-museum-tom-mashberg March 25, 2013 Tom Mashberg Mon, Mar 25, 2013 by Tom Mashberg The FBI believes it knows the identities of the thieves who stole art valued at up to $500 million from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum more than two decades ago. In this photo, ...

Stolen dinosaur uncovered in Page home

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Stolen dinosaur uncovered in Page home http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/stolen-dinosaur-uncovered-in-page-home-20130325-2gq3u.html March 25, 2013 Police have recovered the dinosaur stolen from a Canberra museum A prehistoric mystery was solved in Canberra on Monday as a three metre long dinosaur statue was recovered by ACT Police. The three-day hunt for the missing statue, stolen from Canberra's National Dinosaur Museum late ...

Protected: Maine angle in Gardner heist a sour note in a grimy tale | The Morning Sentinel, Waterville, ME

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

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Protected: Former boss of Naples historic library confesses to multiple book thefts – The Art Newspaper

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Protected: Are Forgers the “Foremost Artists of Our Age”? Author Jonathon Keats Argues Yes

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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De Kunsthal, het Catharijne Convent, het Stedelijk Museum Zutphen, Museum Bommel van Dam…einde van de lijst nog niet in zicht

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

De Kunsthal, het Catharijne Convent, Huis Doorn, het Stedelijk Museum Zutphen, Museum Bommel van Dam…einde van de lijst nog niet in zicht http://www.museumbeveiliging.com/2013/03/22/de-kunsthal-het-catharijne-convent-het-stedelijk-museum-zutphen-museum-bommel-van-dam-einde-van-de-lijst-nog-niet-in-zicht/ March 22, 2013 22/03/2013 – 11:20 De Kunsthal, het Catharijne Convent, Huis Doorn, het Stedelijk Museum Zutphen, Museum Bommel van Dam…vier geslachtofferde Nederlandse musea binnen een half jaar en het einde ...

De Kunsthal, het Catharijne Convent, Huis Doorn, het Stedelijk Museum Zutphen, Museum Bommel van Dam…einde van de lijst nog niet in zicht

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

De Kunsthal, het Catharijne Convent, Huis Doorn, het Stedelijk Museum Zutphen, Museum Bommel van Dam...vijf geslachtofferde Nederlandse musea binnen vijf maanden en het einde zal ongetwijfeld nog niet in zicht zijn. Criminelen zien onze musea blijkbaar als 'soft targets' en erger nog: ze bewijzen hun gelijk te vaak. Dit kan ...

Kunstwerken gestolen uit Museum Van Bommel van Dam in Venlo :: nrc.nl

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Kunstwerken gestolen uit Museum Van Bommel van Dam in Venlo :: nrc.nl http://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2013/03/22/kunstwerken-gestolen-uit-museum-venlo/ March 22, 2013 Pim van den Dool Cultuur Uit het Museum Van Bommel van Dam in Venlo zijn vanochtend vroeg een aantal kunstwerken gestolen. Dat heeft de politie gemeld. Wat voor werken er precies meegenomen zijn kon de politie nog niet zeggen. De ...

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Friday, March 22nd, 2013

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Isabella Stewarr Gardner – Jonathan Sazonoff of Museum Security Network tells us about the theft of the century

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

The Theft of a Century 3/21/13   Jonathan Sazonoff of Museum Security Network tells us about the theft of the century. Why missing art may be overvalued in the headlines today. watch the video: http://tinyurl.com/bqa6tvm First Business Network / Videos /.

Protected: Oakland museum’s stolen artifact sold cheap

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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Protected: Gardner Museum art theft: The FBI knows who stole $500 million worth of art, but the culprits probably aren’t going to jail.

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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Protected: ARCAblog: Boston Globe: Tip to Authorities in 2010 Led to Turning Point in Gardner Heist Investigation

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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Protected: Another burglary and theft from a Dutch museum; this is becoming epidemic – Inbraak bij Stedelijk Museum Zutphen | nu.nl/cultuur overig | Het laatste nieuws het eerst op nu.nl

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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Protected: Zilver gestolen uit Stedelijk Museum Zutphen

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

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Protected: German court rules on return of stolen artefacts – Cyprus Mail

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Protected: Red Flags in Paris: Half of Sotheby’s Barbier-Mueller Pre-Colombian Sale Lacks Provenance | CHASING APHRODITE

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Protected: Lebanon – Thieves steal artifacts from Jbeil archaeology museum

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Protected: Rare museum theft sparks concern for Arrowtown

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Protected: Oakland Museum theft suspect faces federal charge – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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Protected: A look at some of the biggest art thefts in recent times

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

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