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Archive for March, 2016

Kwame opoku – Unfounded Arguments Against Restitution Of Stolen Benin Artefacts

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

modernghana.comhttp://www.modernghana.com/news/683204/unfounded-arguments-against-restitution-of-stolen-benin-arte.html Unfounded Arguments Against Restitution Of Stolen Benin Artefacts The Benin Cockerel above was looted by the British invasion army in 1897 during their notorious ‘Punitive Expedition’ in which they stole over 3500 Benin artefacts from the palace of the Oba of Benin. "There was a dim grandeur about it all , and ...

Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein’s Cranach

Monday, March 28th, 2016

theartnewspaper.comhttp://theartnewspaper.com/news/the-tangled-web-surrounding-prince-of-liechtenstein-s-cranach/ Smears, counterclaims and lawsuits—the tangled web surrounding Prince of Liechtenstein’s Cranach Venus (1531), attributed to Lucas Cranach the Elder. Photo: © LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz–Vienna There has been a bizarre new twist in the case of the Prince of Liechtenstein’s painting of Venus, attributed to Cranach, which was seized on 1 ...

Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum – Crime – Dunya News

Monday, March 28th, 2016

dunyanews.tvhttp://dunyanews.tv/en/Crime/329390-Real-artifacts-stolen-replaced-with-fake-ones-at- Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum   Last Updated On 26 March,2016 08:09 pm Anti-corruption department seals all records of Peshawar museum after the incident PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – A one of a kind theft was carried out in Peshawar where the original artifacts of the Peshawar museum after being ...

Stolen artefacts stashed by British art dealer are returned to Italy | World news | The Guardian

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Italian and Swiss police discovered 45 crates of archaeological relics worth €9m in 2014 at storage unit rented by Robin Symes Source: Stolen artefacts stashed by British art dealer are returned to Italy | World news | The Guardian

Protected: The great Art hoax of Zagreb’s Mimara Museum

Monday, March 7th, 2016

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